Nigeria: Villagers Kill Suspected Insurgents


At least 200 suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect were killed by residents of Kala-Balge village in north-eastern part of Borno State.
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Boko Haram attack.

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram Kills Eight Teachers, 11 Others in Maiduguri

    Leadership, 12 April 2014

    At least 19 people have been killed within 48 hours (Thursday and Friday) in Borno State by suspected members of the Boko Haram sect whom may to have resumed killings weeks after ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Borno Villagers Foil Boko Haram Attack, Kill Insurgents

    Premium Times, 14 May 2014

    Residents of Kalabalge Village in Borno State on Tuesday fought off invading Boko Haram gunmen in an early morning attack, killing several of them with about 10 also caught alive. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nigeria' s Boko Haram Begins to Destabilise Cameroon

    Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 13 May 2014

    Senior defence officials say that Cameroon has been infiltrated by Nigeria's Islamist extremist group Boko Haram and there are fears that this central African nation, known for its ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram's Attacks Place Heavy Burden On Neighbors

    Deutsche Welle, 13 May 2014

    Nigeria's president is seeking for a six month extension of a state of emergency to battle Boko Haram insurgents.The request follows an increasing security threat posed by the ... read more »

  • Cameroon:  Cameroon Concerned About Boko Haram Violence

    Voice of America, 12 May 2014

    Kidnappings, an influx of refugees and an increase fighting and criminal acts in Cameroon's border communities have raised concerns about Nigeria's Boko Haram insurgency. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nigeria, Neighbours Meet Over Border Management

    CAJ News Agency, 13 May 2014

    THE government is hosting the International Dialogue on Irregular Migration and Border Management in Abuja. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Scores Killed in Fresh Taraba Violence

    CAJ News Agency, 13 May 2014

    Several people have reportedly been killed following an attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Kugwana Village of Bali Local Government Council in Taraba State. read more »

  • Nigeria:  50 Tiv Villages in Taraba Turn Ghost Towns

    Daily Trust, 14 May 2014

    The clashes between suspected Fulani herders andTiv farmers, which started around the Nasarawa and Benue axis, later spilled over to Taraba State with more devastating impacts. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Gunmen Kill Five in Another Taraba Attack

    Daily Trust, 14 May 2014

    The Taraba State Police Command yesterday said gunmen attacked and killed five persons and injured two others at Kungana village in Bali Local Government Area of the state. read more »

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