Around 30 students are missing after gunmen attacked a college in the northwest Nigerian state of Kaduna, the state's security commissioner said on Friday
US sanctions an ISIS offshoot in Central Africa, a sign of rising concern of the terrorist threat outside the Middle East
2 month ago
ISWAP just released a claim, saying 30 Nigerian soldiers were killed and wounded and 4 vehicles were destroyed in a failed NA attack near Wulgo yesterday, but most importantly, they say 2 SVBIEDs were used (suicide bombers named Abu Bakr al-Siddiq and Bana Jundullah)
2 month ago
ISWAP has already claimed the attack near Jakana on Sunday, saying several soldiers were killed and wounded
2 month ago
In Chukun Gudu (near Marte) as Nigerian soldiers have reportedly killed "scores" of ISWAP fighters, captured many weapons and at least 2 vehicles.
"The airstrikes were conducted on four major ISWAP hideouts on March 6, 2020 at Madayi, Arge and Arijallamari in Abadam Local Government Area."
On Sunday morning, ISWAP fighters clashed with Nigerian troops for about 3 hours in Lawan Mainari village, near Jakana. Several militants are said to have been killed, with their attack being repelled.
A JAS attack in Rumirgo over the weekend. "One Security Force (SF) was killed, two civilians were also killed and a woman sustained a gunshot injury. The insurgents also took away one petrol tanker loaded with fuel to their base into Sambisa forest
"Nigerian soldiers have successfully repelled an attack by Boko Haram militants, killing two insurgents in a mid-week gunfight in Alagano village, in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno state." Alagano = Alagarno Forest
2 month ago
At least 10 gunmen mounted a roadblock near Chanchangi town, located along Takum-Wukari road on Monday evening, forced a bus into the forest and took seven passengers hostage, including an infant they ripped from his mother's arms
ISIS has claimed responsibility for a shooting attack targeting a Nigerian army patrol on the road between the towns of Jakana and Mainok in Nigeria's northeastern Borno State
ISIS has claimed responsibility for attacking a Nigerian army barracks in the town of Ngala in Nigeria's northeastern Borno State
ISIS has claimed responsibility for attacking a Nigerian army barracks in the town of Gajiram in Nigeria's northeastern Borno State
ISIS has claimed responsibility for attacking a police station in the town of Maïné Soroa in the southeastern Diffa region of Niger
Pregnant woman, five others killed as ambulance hits land mine in Burkina Faso
Niger: One soldier and one civilian killed in an attack (presumably by ISGS) yesterday in Anzourou, Tillaberi
The Amaq statement also claims the attack in Bukarti (Yunusari LGA of Yobe State, This town was also claimed as captured, with 1 soldier killed, several wounded, 6 vehicles, a local military outpost, and several government buildings burned
2 month ago
ISWAP has just claimed the attack in Dikwa (but only the one from yesterday) - says 6 soldiers were killed and several were wounded. An SUV was seized, 4 APCs, 2 troop carriers, and the local military base were burned
"The United Nations (UN) has commenced evacuation of aid workers out of humanitarian hubs in Monguno and Ngala, Northern Borno, Northeast Nigeria, following the recent overrunning of Dikwa and the siege on the organisation's compound by militants
Social media posts indicate ISWAP fighters withdrew from Dikwa and the security forces have entered the town. A lot is still unknown though
A military unit on a mission to enter Dikwa was ambushed by the ISWAP fighters. Casualties are currently unknown. The claim from ISWAP is not expected yet, since the whole Dikwa attack is likely still ongoing
The situation in Dikwa is disturbing, ISWAP overran the garrison town in a Multi-pronged attack. Locals are fleeing to Maiduguri and Cameroon
ISWAP fighters were indeed repelled yesterday in Dikwa but they came back this morning
Nigeria, jihadists linked to Isis attack the UN base: no injuries among the 25 humanitarian workers sheltered in a bunker: ISWAP terrorist attack in the city of Dikwa: "The base was set on fire by fighters but so far no employee is"
Hundreds of kidnapped Nigerian students released: governor
Rebels attack UN base in Nigeria: security, humanitarian sources
On Sunday, 1 person was killed, 1 was wounded and 1 was abducted in an attack in N'Guigmi by suspected Boko Haram (Bakura) fighters.
Alerts are coming from Dikwa as ISWAP fighters are attacking the town. It appears to be a large assault once again
2 month ago
ISWAP also released a photo report showing the results of its attacks in Borno in recent days: Auno-Jakana road, Monguno-Cross Kauwa road, Goniri-Gorigi road, Gur, Mainok, Gorigi
"On Sunday, the convoy of Farouq Yahaya, Commandant of Nigeria's counter-insurgency operation, came under attack from members of Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP)" Once again, the attack took place near Garin Kuturu
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