Cameroon forces capture regional Boko Haram chief, free 900 captives

Dec 3, 2015

Cameroon forces capture regional Boko Haram chief, free 900 captives

Cameroon’s army captured a regional Boko Haram chief and freed 900 hostages during a three-day operation near the country’s border with Nigeria, the government said. Aladji Gana, a local chief for the Islamist militant group, was seized by the West African nation’s forces. About ...

Boko Haram wages three attacks in Nigeria, killing at least 30

Jul 16, 2015

Boko Haram wages three attacks in Nigeria, killing at least 30

At least 30 people were killed in three attacks by Islamists in northeastern Nigeria, local officials and inhabitants said Wednesday, days ahead of a meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and Barack Obama. The three assaults were carried out simultaneously Tuesday in Borno state, the ...