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Boko Haram storm town near Cameroon border
Armed group, which has made several advances in the past few weeks, reported to be moving from house to house in Gulak.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2014 09:49 GMT
Boko Haram seizes town after soldiers 'flee'
Boko Haram take over border town Ashigashya after hundreds of Nigerian soldiers fled to Cameroon, a police source said.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2014 19:16 GMT
Deadly raid by Boko Haram on Nigeria base
At least 31 security personnel killed in attack on army base in northeast town of Buni Yadi, witnesses say.
Last updated: 28 May 2014 01:03 GMT
Nigeria: Turning the tide of violence?
We ask whether vigilante groups should help fight Boko Haram or whether their involvement will escalate the conflict.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2013 11:22 GMT
Nigeria claims Boko Haram chief may be dead
Army claims the "most dreaded and wanted" leader may have died after being shot in a battle in the last few weeks.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2013 02:46 GMT
Boko Haram denies losing Nigeria battle
Video statement by leader insists group remains strong despite military offensive and urges others to join "Holy War".
Last updated: 30 May 2013 09:36 GMT
Nigeria army 'kills 20 Boko Haram members'
Nigerian military confirms a raid on the group's hideout in the Gwaidamgari area of Maiduguri.
Last updated: 13 Aug 2012 01:01 GMT
Nigeria 'arrests senior Boko Haram official'
Suleiman Mohammed, described as group's head of operations, held in Kano with wife and children, military officials say.
Last updated: 12 May 2012 14:54 GMT
Niger Delta rebel camp busted
Fifty-one rebels, believed to be behind kidnapping of 19 people, have been arrested after a shootout with military.
Last updated: 20 Nov 2010 16:01 GMT
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