Boko Haram: News

05 Dec 2022


Nigeria: Armed men kill 12 in mosque, abduct several others

An armed gang massacred 12 worshipers, including an imam, in a mosque and abducted several others after a shooting in Katsina state in northwest region of Nigeria on Saturday, reported Reuters.

02 Feb 2019

Amnesty International

Boko Haram killed 'at least 60' in NE Nigeria: Amnesty

Boko Haram, an armed group, killed at least 60 civilians in an attack on the remote town of Rann in northeast Nigeria earlier this week, Amnesty International said yesterday.

07 Dec 2018


India abstains from voting on UNGA resolution over Hamas activities

India abstained from voting on a US-sponsored UN General Assembly draft resolution that would have condemned, for the first time, the activities of Hamas and other militant groups in Gaza.

13 Nov 2018


175 dead, over 10,000 affected by cholera outbreak in Nigeria

Suspected cholera cases have jumped in northeast Nigeria, where Boko Haram violence has forced tens of thousands of people to seek refuge in crowded camps, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) said yesterday.

25 Jun 2018


Nigeria: 86 killed in herder-farmer violence; President calls for calm

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has called for calm after 86 people were killed in an attack by suspected nomadic herders against farming communities in the restive center of the country.

17 Jun 2018


Nigeria: Twin bomb blasts, rocket-propelled grenade explosions kill 31

Suspected Boko Haram jihadists killed at least 31 people in twin suicide bomb attacks and rocket-propelled grenade explosions in Damboa of northeast Nigeria last night when people were returning from the celebrations of Eid al-Fitr, said militia leader Babakura Kolo.

02 May 2018

Donald Trump

Nigeria: Twin suicide attacks kill over 60 in Mubi

A day after US President Donald Trump pledged greater support to fight the Islamist militants, suicide bombers killed over 60 people at a mosque and a market in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, in a twin attack bearing the hallmarks of Boko Haram.

02 Apr 2018


Nigeria: 18 killed, 84 injured in Boko Haram attack

At least 18 people were killed and 84 wounded when Boko Haram jihadists clashed with Nigerian soldiers near the northeastern city of Maiduguri overnight, the country's State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) said.

08 Sep 2017


How a Sikh organization brings relief to the world's needy

Khalsa Aid, an international Sikh relief organization, has set an example by helping those in need, whether its refugees in Greece, flood-hit civilians in Gujarat or Yazidis escaping ISIS in Iraq.

06 Aug 2017


How a Sikh organization brings relief to the world's needy

Khalsa Aid, an international Sikh relief organization, has set an example by helping those in need, whether its refugees in Greece, flood-hit civilians in Gujarat or Yazidis escaping ISIS in Iraq.

23 Jul 2017


India is third largest target for terrorism: US State Department

New data from the US State Department ranks India third behind Iraq and Afghanistan as a terrorist target.

11 May 2017


Drugs being smuggled from India to IS terrorists intercepted

A shipload of tramadol, 37 million pills worth $75mn, was on its way from India to Islamic State terrorists in Libya, when it was intercepted by the Italian police.

07 May 2017


Chibok abduction: Boko Haram exchanges 82 girls for its prisoners

The Nigerian government announced that Islamist militant group Boko Haram freed 82 girls kidnapped in 2014 following a lengthy negotiation process.

17 Mar 2017


Akshay Kumar donates Rs.1.08 crore to martyrs' kin

Actor Akshay Kumar has donated Rs. 1.08 crore to the families of twelve jawans of the Central Reserve Police Force who were killed by Naxals in Sukma.

12 Mar 2017


Maoists ambush CRPF in Sukma, 12 killed

12 CRPF personnel were killed in an ambush attack by Maoists in Sukma, Chhattisgarh.

12 Mar 2017


UN warns of largest humanitarian catastrophe

The United Nations humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien said that the "world is facing its largest humanitarian crisis since the end of second world war in 1945."

18 Jan 2017


Nigerian military bombs refugees by mistake, 100 dead

A Nigerian state official revealed that an Air Force fighter jet mistakenly bombed a refugee camp resulting in the death of 100 refugees and injuring aid workers in northeast Rann, near the border with Cameroon.

31 Dec 2016


Boko Haram says the group is still strong

Refuting rumors that Boko Haram has been decimated by security forces, Boko Haram's elusive leader Abubakar Shekau appeared in a video saying "We are safe. We have not been flushed out of anywhere."

07 Oct 2016


World Bank study of ISIS militant group has surprising conclusions

The World Bank conducted a study (WB Study) into the backgrounds, education levels and other socio-economic factors of Islamic militant recruits.

16 Sep 2016


Maoists are the fourth deadliest terror outfit world over

According to the US sponsored START study, India is the fourth worst affected by terror after Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan.

04 Aug 2016


Islamic State appoints new leader for Boko Haram

According to IS' newsletter Al-Naba, Sheik Abu Musab al-Barnawi was recently assigned as the new 'Wali' of the Nigerian terror-group.