N’Djamena says the ‘strategic redeployment’ is to better adapt to the organisation of rebel groups in the region.
Study published by UNDP finds death toll caused by 12 years of violence is 10 times higher than previous estimates.
If Boko Haram leader is indeed dead, some experts expect his fighters to join ISWAP in further blow to Nigerian army.
String of mass kidnappings has resulted in the closure of 600 schools, Amnesty International says.
Kidnappers in Nigeria are increasingly targeting schools and abducting hundreds of students for ransom.
A dozen people from a village in northern Cameroon killed in attack blamed on Boko Haram.
Three bodies found after loggers disappeared on Thursday in Wulgo forest, residents and sources say.
The governor of Nigeria’s Katsina state says hundreds of missing schoolboys have been freed after their mass kidnapping.
Hundreds of boys arrive barefoot and exhausted, week after their kidnapping from school in attack claimed by Boko Haram.
Boko Haram releases video purportedly showing some of the more than 300 schoolboys abducted last week.
Katsina state’s governor says rescue operations continue to save hundreds of students still missing.
More than 300 schoolboys are still missing in Nigeria’s Katsina state after gunmen attacked their school on Friday.
Audio message says Nigeria’s Boko Haram behind abduction of hundreds of schoolboys in northwestern state of Katsina.