Category Archives: News Briefs

#BBOGCountDownTo6Weeks: Week 5 News Briefs

Week 5 news briefs: 14 - 20 March 14 March 2 bomb explosions hit internally displaced persons, IDP camp in Maiduguri (Northeast Nigeria), with no fatalities reported http://www.nigeriatell.com/news/bomb-explosions-rock-idps-camp-in-maiduguri#.VQTLgMUifa8 Testimonies of hard fighting Nigerian troops at…

#BBOGCountDownTo6Weeks: Week 3 News Briefs

28 February, 2015 Nigeria is advancing against Boko Haram https://www.stratfor.com/analysis/nigeria-advancing-against-boko-haram Thousands protest against Boko Haram and rally support for the military in Cameroon http://af.reuters.com/article/cameroonNews/idAFL5N0W209020150228 (more…)

#BBOGCountDownTo6Weeks: Week 2 News Briefs

Saturday 21 February to Friday 27 February 2015 Saturday 21 February Nigerian military deserter gives battlefield account, expresses grave concern http://www.vanguardngr.com/2015/02/b-o-k-o-h-a-r-a-m-battle-field-account-of-a-military-deserter/ Former UK Prime Minister, and UN Special Envoy Gordon Brown issues plea to Boko…