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Millions At Risk From Famine Worsened By Muslim Terrorists Boko Haram

AFRICANGLOBE - Aid agencies must get food to close to 3 million people by July to avert a famine in Africa's Lake Chad region caused by drought, chronic poverty and Islamist insurgents Boko Haram, the United Nations said as it launched a funding appeal.

American Billionaire To Pay Tuition For Girls Who Escaped Boko Haram

AFRICANGLOBE - On April 14, 2014, 276 Nigerian school girls were kidnapped from a boarding school in the small town of Chibok. Muslim terrorists, known as the Boko Haram, claimed responsibility. They used the girls as a bargaining tool for the release of several jailed terrorists, but many girls remain in their possession to this day.

Nigerian Army Captures Last Boko Haram Stronghold

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria’s army has driven Boko Haram militants out of their strongest hideout in the dreaded Sambisa Forest, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Saturday, claiming a huge blow has been dealt to the insurgents.

Former Nigerian Minister Arrested In Multi Billion Dollar Corruption Case

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria’s anti-corruption agency on Friday arrested another former government minister in connection with a $2.1 billion corruption case. Former aviation minister Femi Fani-Kayode was arrested at around 1.55 p.m. local time outside a court building in Ikoyi, Lagos State.

75% Drop In Boko Haram Attacks As Nigerian Army Scores Victory...

AFRICANGLOBE - The number of people killed in Boko Haram attacks in northeastern Nigeria have gone down by around 75 percent between January 2016 and July 2016 compared to the same period last year, according to a Nigerian non-profit organization.

Nigerian Air Force Helicopter Destroys New Boko Haram Camp

AFRICANGLOBE - The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has destroyed a new Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) Camp located between Malam Fatori and Kangarwa in Northern Borno. Air Force said it carried out the attack during a night operation on Monday.

Boko Haram Leader Reportedly Killed In Airstrike?

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria's military claimed Tuesday to have seriously injured Boko Haram's elusive leader Abubakar Shekau and killed other commanders in an air strike on the Islamist group's forest stronghold. Shekau was "fatally wounded in the shoulder" during Friday's raids, said army spokesman Sani Usman in a statement, without giving further details. Usman also said three Boko Haram commanders — Abubakar Mubi, Malam Nuhu and Malam Hamman — were confirmed dead with several others wounded.

Over 8,000 Boko Haram Terrorists Have Surrendered To The Nigerian Military

AFRICANGLOBE- The Nigerian Military on Tuesday in Abuja said that no fewer than 8000 Boko Haram members had voluntarily surrendered to its "Operation Safe Corridor" in the North-East. Abubakar said that the surrendered insurgents were in a camp in Gombe waiting to be "deradicalised" by the military.

Abubakar Shekau ‘Ousted’ As Leader Of Boko Haram

AFRICANGLOBE - Abubakar Shekau, the head of the Boko Haram terrorist group that kidnapped more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls last year, has been ousted as its leader, it has been claimed.

Stop Meddling In Africa‚ COSATU Provincial Secretary Tells US

AFRICANGLOBE - The United States came under severe criticism on Wednesday by Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) provincial secretary Dumisani Dakile for meddling in the affairs of African countries and institutions such as the African Union (AU).

Nigerian Army Frees Dozens Of Women, Children From Boko Haram

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria’s army said Tuesday it had liberated 30 hostages held by Boko Haram, including 21 children and seven women, amid ongoing offensives against the Muslim savages in the country’s northeast.

Nigeria, Neighbours Forge Anti-Boko Haram Force

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria and its neighbours agreed on Thursday to set up a joint military force to counter Boko Haram, a sign of President Muhammadu Buhari's intent to crush the terrorist group early in his tenure.

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari To Visit Niger, Chad In First Trip

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria's new president, Muhammadu Buhari, will embark on his first official trip overseas this week when he travels to neighbouring Niger and Chad to discuss the fight against Boko Haram, his spokesman said on Monday.

Nigeria’s Buhari Promises To End Corruption

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria's new president, Muhammadu Buhari, vowed on Friday to end a deadly fighting by the Boko Haram militant group and fight corruption in Africa's largest economy.

Northern Nigeria At A Crossroads

AFRICANGLOBE - Northern Nigeria is at a crossroads. Finally delivering the leader they have been waiting for- this year marks what many Nigerians are hoping is a new era for the country, but the north in particular. Marred by ethnic and religious conflict, and poor economic development, Nigeria’s poorest states are concentrated in the north.

Nigerian Troops Free More Women From Muslim Terrorists Boko Haram

AFRICANGLOBE - A sizeable number of the rescued girls were visibly pregnant, even as unofficial reports put the latest number of pregnant girls in one of the camps in Borno as at last Saturday at 214.