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ISWAP sacks military base in Kamuya, village of Gen. Buratai

Fighters of ISWAP have attacked a Nigerian military base in Kamuya, the home village of retired army chief, Lt. General Tukur Buratai.

Battle of Damasak: How top ISWAP commander, fighters met Waterloo

The Nigerian Army on Friday says a senior Commander of ISWAP, Bukar Gana Fitchmeram (aka Abu Aisha), and scores of his fighters who were on revenge mission at Damasak, fell to the fire power of Nigerian troops.

Boko Haram war: Nigerian Air Force set to receive 6 Super Tucano attack aircraft soon

Boko Haram and ISWAP, your days of terrorism are numbered as the Nigerian Air Force will soon take delivery of six of 12 Embraer A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft.

Boko Haram: Chad playing games with Nigeria, says Defense News

Jitters in Chad after Nigeria announced its forces are going after ISWAP camps in the Lac Province of Chad.

Military air strikes kill scores of ISWAP terrorists

Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has knocked out more hideouts of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists, killing scores in Borno, Defence Headquarters says.

Air Force strikes ISWAP fighters in Lake Chad region: Many dead

The Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has neutralized several Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters at Doron Naira on the fringes of Lake Chad in Borno State.

Troops eliminate 16 Boko Haram terrorists, 11 arrested

The Defence Headquarters said the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, have eliminated 16 Boko Haram/Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist and arrested 11 in the North East in the last one week.

Nigerian soldiers kill 105 Boko Haram terrorists in Yobe

Brave Nigerian soldiers have killed 105 Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP, terrorists in Yobe State.

Nigerian forces neutralise ISWAP leaders

Several leaders of the Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP and their fighters have been neutralised in a successful air interdiction mission by Nigerian forces at Alinwa in Borno.

Boko Haram & ISWAP commanders are plotting to kill Shekau

The plot to kill Boko Haram commander, Abubakar Shekau, by his own men is getting intense.

How Boko Haram, ISWAP planned to cause religious war in Nigeria – FG

The Federal Government on Thursday unravelled plans by Boko Haram and the Islamic State in West Africa (ISWAP) to cause religious war in Nigeria.

25 Boko Haram commanders, chief judge killed, terrorists in disarray

No fewer than 25 high profile Boko Haram commanders have been neutralised by Nigeria's Air Force and ground forces in the last two months of intensified offensives near Lake Chad.

Nigerian Air Force bombs ISWAP hideout

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) announced Thursday that it has destroyed an Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) hideout at Bukar Meram on the fringes of the Lake Chad Basin in northern Borno.

Zulum goes on spiritual offensive against Boko Haram, orders fasting, prayers

Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has declared a spiritual war against Boko Haram and ISWAP, saying the emergence of insurgency in 2009 was itself a strange evil, requiring a similar medicine.

Horror: ISWAP uses 8 year-old boy execute Christian hostage in Borno

A video has been released by ISIS's Amaq 'news agency purportedly showing the execution of a Nigerian Christian by a young boy from Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terror group, marauding in Nigeria's north east

Fani-Kayode sends message to Boko Haram, ISWAP: Christianity can’t be defeated

A former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has told Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa, ISWA, terrorists that Christianity can never be defeated or wiped out from Nigeria.

ISWAP releases video of Christian captives’ execution

Fighters of the Islamic State in West African Province (ISWAP), have released a video showing the killing of 11 Christians abducted from Borno State some weeks back.

Army wipes out Boko Haram, ISWAP in Adamawa

The Nigerian Army said its troops have flushed out remnants of Boko Haram and ISWAP operating ` in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Media Coordinator, Col. Among Iliyasu said.

Updated: Army thwarts attempted ISWAP invasion of Damaturu

An attempted invasion of Damaturu, capital of Yobe state in Nigeria's north east was thwarted by Nigeria's military on Sunday.

NAF destroys ISWAP’s training camp in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed a major Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) Logistics Base and Training Camp at Kusuma on the fringes of Lake Chad in Borno.

Reports: Nigerian soldiers using 40 year-old guns to fight Boko Haram

Nigerian soldiers deployed to fight Boko Haram terrorists in the North-East are using outdated weapons and equipment, including Shilka artillery guns procured during the administration of late Alhaji Shehu Shagari, president of Nigeria between 1979 and 1983.

Boko Haram, ISWAP terrorists flee hideouts to Sudan, CAR

Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa Province terrorists in large numbers are fleeing their hideouts in Lake Chad Tumbus to North and Central Africa sub-regions, Col. Sagir Musa, Acting Director, Army Public Relations, claimed.

NAF destroys ISWAP’s gun trucks

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed two ammunition–laden gun trucks in Northern Borno, belonging to the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP).

Leah Sharibu alive, FG talking with ISWAP for release

Senior Special Assistant to the President, Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said the Buhari administration will not give up on the safe return of Leah Sharibu, the student of Government Girls Science and Technical Secondary School, Dapchi, who was kidnapped by a faction of Boko Haram terrorists in February 2018.

40 ISWAP fighters killed in shootout with Multinational Force

Fierce clashes between the Multinational Joint Task Force and IS-affiliated fighters in Baga, Borno state have left ISWAP more worsted, with 40 of its men killed.

Just IN: ISWAP gunmen attack Nigerian soldiers in Baga, Benishiek

Islamic State militants have launched attacks on Nigerian troop positions in Baga and Benishiek, in Borno state. However it is unclear the casualties recorded on the Nigerian side.

ISWAP claims kidnap of 6 aid workers

Islamic State’s West Africa branch on Thursday claimed responsibility for kidnapping six aid workers in Borno state.

Leah Sharibu’s key abductor killed

One of the leaders of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), Boko Haram faction that abducted Leah Sharibu and some 100 students in...

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