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Jul 3 2021

ISIS Terrorists Stormed Military Camp In Nigeria’s Borno. Casualties Reported (Photos)

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image. On July 2, ISIS news agency, Amaq, shared photos from a recent attack that targeted a military camp in the town of Bula Yobe in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno. The terrorists stormed the camp on June 27 following heavy clashes with the Nigerian Armed Forces (NAF). According to Amaq, eight soldiers were killed during the attack. A 4×4 vehicle was also destroyed by ISIS fighters. One of the photos shared by Amaq shows an L-39 Albatros jet trainer of the Nigerian Air Force providing NAF troops with close air support during …

Jun 28 2021

Nigeria: Boko Haram militants joined ISWAP

Following the death of former Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau and changes in the group’s structure, a large number of Boko Haram militants joined ISWAP. In a video recently released by ISWAP, Boko Haram militants pledge allegiance to an ISWAP commander Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Quraishi and ask other Boko Haram militants to respond to the caliph’s invitation. The developments come as former Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau was killed on June this year, and a man named Bakur Sakhalaba is claiming to succeed him. ISW Did ISIS killed leader of Boko Haram? Pictures of the allegiance of Boko Haram militants …

Jun 27 2021

Military Situation In The Lake Chad Area On June 27, 2021 (Map Update)

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image On June 24, at least 4 people were killed by Boko Haram attack on the village of Gujba On June 23, ISWAP attacked a Nigerian military base near the town of Maiduguri On June 26, several Boko Haram militants joined ISWAP and swore allegiance to a new leader, known as Aba Ibrahim Al-Hashimiyil AlKhuraishi MORE ON THE TOPIC: Support SouthFront FORUM

Jun 24 2021

ISIS Released Photos, Videos From Recent Attacks On Government Forces In Nigeria

Support SouthFront From ISIS attack in Maynti, Borno. Click to see full-size image. ISIS news agency, Amaq, has released photos and videos of recent attacks by the terrorist group in northeastern Nigeria. In an attack that took place on June 17 ISIS terrorists raided a station of the Nigerian Police and a Red Cross center in the town of Gujba in Yobe State. Four Nigerian policemen were killed. The terrorists burned the buildings as well as a bulldozer before fleeing. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { …

Jun 17 2021

ISIS Terrorists Seized Nigerian Army Battle Tanks During Recent Attack In Borno (Photos)

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image. On June 14, ISIS news agency, Amaq, released photos from a recent attack by the group’s fighters on Nigerian government forces in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno. During the attack, which took place on June 13, ISIS terrorists stormed a position of the Nigerian Armed Forces near the town of Katavila. The terrorists entered the position after heavy clashes with government troops, who eventually withdrew. According to Amaq claims, a number of Nigerian service members were killed or wounded during the daring attack. The entire position was also set on fire. ISIS …

Jun 6 2021

Did ISIS killed leader of Boko Haram?

According to local media, Abubakar Shekau fled to his safe haven in Sambisa forest during the attack by ISIS, he declined to surrender and committed suicide! There are many stories about the detail of his death. These stories became more complicated after message of Abu Musab al-Barnawi, ISIS terrorist group west of Africa branch leader. He claims they arrested Shekau with utmost humiliation. He asked the followers of Shekau to stop fighting ISIS which shows resistance of Shekau followers.Nevertheless, government sources have not confirmed death of Abubakar Shekau. On March 2015, Shekau pledged allegiance to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, …

May 30 2021

Situation In The Lake Chad Area On May 30, 2021 (Map Update)

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image On May 28, four Niger Army personnel were killed by suspected Boko Haram militants in Diffa area On May 29, the Nigerian army reportedly killed 10 Boko Haram troops in Kala Balge of Borno State MORE ON THE TOPIC: Support SouthFront FORUM

May 8 2021

Nigerian Army Sustained Heavy Losses In Recent ISIS Attack In Borno (Photos)

Support SouthFront A MT-LB APC. Click to see full-size image. On May 6, ISIS terrorists carried out a large attack on a base of the Nigerian Armed Forces in the town of Bulabulin in the northeastern state of Borno. ISIS news agency, Amaq, claimed that the group’s fighters were able to overrun the base’s defenses after heavy clashes with Nigerian soldiers, who eventually withdrew. According to Amaq, eight soldiers were killed and several others were injured in the clashes. “The fighters of the Islamic State burned the barracks of the army, an artillery piece, three tanks and a military truck, …

May 8 2021

Military Situation In The Lake Chad Area On May 8, 2021 (Map Update)

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image Boko Haram elements have spread warning letters of an impending attack in Maiduguri causing panic among the civilian Boko Haram reportedly killed at least 10 more Nigerian Army personnel in Ajiri area On May 7, ISWAP terrorists attacked Bulabulin area in Borno state MORE ON THE TOPIC: Support SouthFront FORUM

May 8 2021

Boko Haram new attacks to Nigeria Army + Images

According to the latest updates on conflict in Nigeria, Boko Haram militants attacked an Army base in Bulabulin ,south of Maiduguri town and other positions in Ajiri area. Following the attacks, the militants plundered the army equipment and set the base and vehicles on fire.In another attack by the terrorists to Army positions in Ajiri area, 15 including 10 civilians were killed. Boko Haram attacks Nigerian Army base in Bulabulin FORUM

May 7 2021

ISIS Released Photos Of Fierce Attack On Town In Nigeria’s Yobe State

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image. On May 6th, ISIS news agency Amaq shared photos of a recent large-scale attack by the terrorist group’s fighters on the town of Geidem in the northeastern Nigerian state of Yobe. During the attack, which took place on April 23, ISIS terrorists stormed Geidem. The terrorists engaged in a fierce battle with the Nigerian Armed Forces. Nigerian troops showed resistance. However, the terrorists overrun all defenses. “In the course of the attack, the fighters burned buildings and headquarters of the Nigerian government and international organizations while they distributed propaganda leaflets to the people,” …

May 6 2021

Increased ISIS activity in northern Nigeria

According to Bauchi state officials, Boko Haram militants have infiltrated the villages of Zaki, Dambam, Darazo and Gamawa in Bauchi state. These areas are adjacent to the Geidam area and bordering the state of Yobe, which has been recently captured by the militants. Boko Haram has also stepped up its attacks in the state of Borno. Boko Haram attacked an army base in the Ajiri area, 52 km south of Maiduguri. Seven people were killed in the attack, including a Nigerian army commander. In another ISIS attack on the northern areas of Yobe state, the border village of Kanamma was …

May 5 2021

ISIS Shared Photos Of Recent Large-Scale Attack On Northeastern Nigerian Town

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image. On May 5, ISIS news agency Amaq released photos of a recent attack by the group on the town of Kanama in the northeastern Nigerian state of Yobe. During the attack, which took place on April 29, ISIS terrorists stormed Kanama. The terrorists managed to enter the town, that’s located a few kilometers away from the border with Niger, after overrunning a post of the Nigerian Armed Forces (NAF). #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 25%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; …

May 5 2021

Military Situation In The Lake Chad Area On May 5, 2021 (Map Update)

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image On May 3, the Nigerian Army reportedly repelled Boko Haram attack in Rann town of Kala Balge area. 2 Nigerian Army personnel were killed On May 3, ‌Boko Haram attacked a Nigerian Army HQ in Ajiri. 6 Nigerian Army personnel were killed in the attack On May 4, ISWAP raided the border village of Kanamma. This is at least the fourth incursion by ISWAP terrorist group in recent days On May 3, Boko Haram terrorists raided the areas of Zaki, Dambam, Darazo, and Gamawa in Bauchi State MORE ON THE TOPIC: Support SouthFront …

Apr 28 2021

In Photos: Nigerian Army Sustained Heavy Losses In Fierce Attack By ISIS Cells

Support SouthFront A T-55 battle tank. Click to see full-size image. The Nigerian Armed Forces (NAF) sustained heavy losses as a result of a fierce attack by ISIS terrorists in the northeastern state of Borno. The attack, which took place on April 25, saw ISIS terrorists storming a large base of the NAF near the town of Mainok. Sources in Borno alleged that the terrorists disguised as NAF troops had entered the base. According to ISIS news agency Amaq, 14 Nigerian service members were killed and several others were wounded as a result of the attack. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; …

Apr 27 2021

ISIS launches heavy attack in northeastern Nigeria

The attack on an Army base on the outskirts of Mainok, west of Maiduguri, killed 31 Nigerian soldiers including a senior field commander. According to Nigerian media, the convoy was carrying weapons to Maiduguri when it was attacked by four ISIS armored vehicles. ISIS destroyed Nigerian military equipment and set fire to its base after the end of the conflict. ISIS also looted five military vehicles and captured other weapons. ISIS attacks Nigerian army in Mainok FORUM

Apr 25 2021

Military Situation In The Lake Chad Area On April 22, 2021 (Map Update)

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image On April 24, Boko Haram reportedly attacked Geidam town in Yobe state. On April 24, Nigerian troops eliminated at least 21 Boko Haram terrorists in clashes in the Geidem region of Yobe state, according to the Army spokesman Brig. Gen. Mohammed Yerima. At least 4,000 Boko Haram terrorists had deserted the group, the ISS reported on April 24. MORE ON THE TOPIC: Support SouthFront FORUM

Apr 22 2021

Situation In The Lake Chad Area On April 22, 2021 (Map Update)

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image – On April 21, unknown gunmen attacked a private university in the Kaduna state, killing one staff member and kidnapping some students– On April 20, Nigerian Army repelled a Boko Haram invasion of Dikwa town MORE ON THE TOPIC: Support SouthFront FORUM

Apr 21 2021

ISIS Terrorists Stormed Major Military Base In Nigeria’s Borno (Photos)

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image On April 18, ISIS terrorists launched a large-scale attack on a major base of the Nigerian Armed Forces (NAF) in the northeastern state of Borno. The terrorists stormed the base, which is located in the town of Dikwa, following clashes with the NAF. Nigerian service members withdrew from the base leaving behind their equipment and weapons. According to the Amaq news agency, ISIS fighters burned the camp as well as a pickup truck, an artillery piece and four armored vehicles. The fighters also seized three vehicles and loads of weapons. Several photos shared …

Apr 21 2021

Boko Haram attacks in northeastern Nigeria + Images

Boko Haram attacked an army base in the east of the town of Dikwa in Borno state on Sunday, destroying four military vehicles and armored vehicles and seizing the remaining weapons left by the Nigerian army. According to local media reports, 16 Nigerian Army personnel were killed in the clashes. The Nigerian military is currently conducting operations against Boko Haram positions with the support of the Air Force in the region. Boko Haram attacks Nigerian Army base in Dikwa town FORUM

Apr 18 2021

In Photos: ISIS Launched Large Attack On Nigerian Army Base In Borno

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image On April 17, ISIS news agency, Amaq, shared photos of a recent attack by the group’s fighters in the Borno state in northeastern Nigeria. The attack, which took place a day earlier, targeted a base of the Nigerian Armed Forces (NAF) in the town of Camuya. ISIS terrorists stormed the base after brief clashes with NAF troops, who quickly withdrew. ISIS claimed that at least ten Nigerian service members were killed in the attack. However, the photos shared by Amaq show two dead bodies only. Click to see full-size image Click to see …

Apr 15 2021

Situation In The Lake Chad Area On April 15, 2021 (Map Update)

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image On April 11, Boko Haram terrorists attacked the border town of Damasak and killed 3 soldiers On April 14, Boko Haram terrorists reportedly attacked the border town of Damasak On April 14, Boko Haram terrorists reportedly attacked Adamawa state killing 7 people MORE ON THE TOPIC: Support SouthFront FORUM

Apr 14 2021

In Video: ISIS Terrorists Storm Dmask Town In Northeastern Nigeria

Support SouthFront Screen grab from Amaq’s video. On April 10, ISIS terrorists stormed the town of Dmask following a heated battle with Nigerian government forces in the northeastern state of Borno. The terrorists entered the town after raiding a nearby base of the Nigerian Armed Forces (NAF). According to the Amaq news agency, two Nigerian service members were killed. ISIS terrorists burned the base to the ground after capturing a vehicle. In Dmask, ISIS terrorists wreaked havoc. Eight buildings belonging to the government and “international” organizations were burned. Seven vehicles were also set on fire by the terrorists, who seized …

Apr 7 2021

More Than 1,800 Inmates Break Out Of Prison After Militant Attack In Nigeria

Support SouthFront On April 5th, upwards of 1,800 inmates were broken out of prison in southeast Nigeria. This happened when heavily armed gunmen attacked their prison using explosives and rocket-propelled grenades, the authorities said. Nigerian police said it believed a banned separatist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), was behind the attack in the city of Owerri, but a spokesman for the group denied involvement. An IPOB spokesman told Reuters the group did not carry out the prison raid. “IPOB and ESN were not involved in the attack in Owerri, Imo state. It is not our mandate to attack …

Apr 6 2021

Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado has been plagued by ISIS for years

Support SouthFront To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK: PayPal: [email protected] Donation alerts: https://donationalerts.com/r/southfront Gumroad: https://gumroad.com/southfront Or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront, BTC: 3Gbs4rjcVUtQd8p3CiFUCxPLZwRqurezRZ,  BCH ABC: qpf2cphc5dkuclkqur7lhj2yuqq9pk3hmukle77vhq,  ETH: 0x9f4cda013e354b8fc285bf4b9a60460cee7f7ea9 In recent months, and ramping up in recent weeks especially, attacks by the terrorist groups in the areas near Total’s massive gas project became regular. Uncontained ISIS now is taking on the Mozambican army and seizes entire towns. It threatens the French giant’s project that is worth $20 billion; and all …

Apr 3 2021

Authorities Express Doubt Boko Haram Really Downed Fighter Jet

Support SouthFront Screengrab from the alleged downing video. Click to see full-size image On April 2nd, Boko Haram claimed that it had shot down a Nigerian Air Force fighter jet. This was reported by Reuters, and a video had allegedly been watched by reporters of the outlet. The loss of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Alpha Jet 475 dealt a blow to Nigeria’s efforts to combat jihadist insurgencies in the Lake Chad area. This is a worrisome development, since air power was crucial in dealing with Boko Haram and Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP). Both terrorist groups are fighting …

Apr 2 2021

Combat Footage: Boko Haram Terrorists Shot Down Warplane Over Nigeria’s Borno

Support SouthFront Wreckage with the serial number of the downed Alpha Jet NAF475. On April 2, the Jama’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihad (JAS), commonly known as Boko Haram, confirmed that its fighters had shot down an Alpha Jet of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF). The NAF lost contact with the French-made jet over the northeastern state of Borno on March 31. Edward Gabkwet, a spokesman for the air force, said that the jet was on interdiction mission in support of ground troops. A video shared by JAS shows the fighter jet bursting into flames as it falls from the sky. …

Mar 15 2021

String Of Kidnappings And Militant Attacks Leave Nigeria In Deepening Chaos

Donate Click to see full-size image Abductions of school children are becoming increasingly common in Nigeria. On March 12th, 39 were abducted after gunmen attacked the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization in Mando, Kaduna, according to Kaduna police. A ransom video was then shared. It showed some of the students visibly distressed. In one video, an abducted student calls on the government to cooperate with their captors, while a figure in the background points a gun at his head and back. It is the third mass kidnapping from an academic institution in northern Nigeria in 2021 alone. The students, who …

Mar 13 2021

ISIS Claims Its Fighters Foiled Large Military Campaign In Northeastern Nigeria (Photos)

Donate Click to see full-size image On March 11, ISIS announced that its fighters in northeastern Nigeria had foiled a large-scale anti-terrorist campaign by the Nigerian Armed Forces (NAF). The campaign which was launched on February 4 and came to an end on March 6 was meant to neutralize ISIS cells in Algarno forests which spread between the states of Borno and Yobe. ISIS claimed that its fighters foiled the NAF campaign after an intense battles, during which many counter-attacks and raids were carried out. The terrorist group claimed that more than 200 service members were killed or injured and …

Mar 3 2021

ISIS Shares Photos From Recent Attacks In Nigeria’s Borno

Donate Click to see full-size image On March 1, ISIS news agency Amaq shared photos from recent attacks by by the group’s fighters in the northeaster Nigerian state of Borno. The attacks targeted units, posts and convoys of the Nigerian Armed Forces (NAF) in the towns of Minuk, Mangungu, Cross Kauwa, Gurgi, Garo, Guniri, Uno and Jakana. Amaq’s photos show the bodies of seven service members who were killed in the attacks. Three pickups, an armored vehicle and loads of weapons, which were captured by ISIS during the attacks, can be also seen on the photos. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; …

Feb 25 2021

Boko Haram Attacks Leave Dozens Dead In Nigeria (Map Update)

Donate Click to see full-size image On February 24, at least 10 people killed in a suspected Boko Haram rocket attack on Maiduguri town On February 23, the Nigerian Army recaptured the village of Marte from Boko Haram On February 24, at least 19 people were killed by unknown gunmen in separate attacks in Igabi and Chikun of Kaduna State MORE ON THE TOPIC: Donate FORUM

Feb 24 2021

ISIS Claims 65 Nigerian Troops Killed Or Injured In New Borno Attacks (Photos, Video)

Donate Click to see full-size image ISIS news Amaq has shared footage from recent attacks on the Nigerian Armed Forces (NAF) which took place in the northeastern state of Borno.ISIS terrorists ambushed a convoy of the NAF as it was passing on a highway between the towns of Gorgi and Kafa on February 19. According to Amaq’s claims, ten service members were killed and at least 20 others were injured in the ambush. During the ambush, the terrorists also destroyed three personnel armored carriers and a truck. Loads of weapons were also seized by the terrorists. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; …

Feb 24 2021

ISIS attacks on Nigerian Army in Borno state + Images

The attacks, carried out by the West African branch of the ISIS terrorist group (ISWAP) in the area between the towns of Kafa and Gorigi in Borno state, killed 10 Nigerian soldiers, wounded 20 and destroyed three military vehicles. ISIS used a suicide attack and then a direct armed conflict in the operation. Another attack in the town of Dekowa killed 15 Nigerian soldiers and wounded several others. In the attack, ISIS took control of an Army checkpoint with military equipment and nine vehicles. The Niger border and Lake Chad area have been the battle grounds of the terrorist groups …

Feb 23 2021

Boko Haram Clashes With ISIS In West Africa For Superiority Around Lake Chad

Donate Click to see full-size image On February 22, the Boko Haram group reportedly beheaded 5 people near a IDP camp in Damboa On February 22, ISIS targeted the Nigerian Army in Goniri area, allegedly killing and wounding 20 people On February 20, Boko Haram attacked an ISWAP post in Sunawa village at Nigeria-Niger border. 40 ISWAP fighters were allegedly killed and wounded in the attack On February 18, at least 7 Nigerian soldiers were killed in an ambush by Boko Haram in the Marte area MORE ON THE TOPIC: Donate FORUM

Feb 16 2021

Nigerian Army Claims Significant Success In Operations Against Boko Haram

Donate Click to see full-size image On February 15th, government troops killed 81 Boko Haram militants in recent clearance operations in northeast Nigeria. The operations covered “many villages” in the vast Sambisa Forest in the northeastern state of Borno, said Farouk Yahaya, theater commander of Operation Lafiya Dole. It is not exactly clear when it took place, or how long it took. “The relentless troops destroyed the terrorists’ camps and recovered gun trucks and weapons as the air force aircraft continue to provide close air and interdiction support to the ground forces,” Yahaya said. During the operations, he said, one …

Feb 13 2021

ISIS Militants Raided Christian Town Of Askira In Nigeria (Videos, Photos)

Donate Click to see the full-size image ISIS militants have raided the christian town of Askira in the Borno State of Nigeria, the terrorist group’s news agency Amaq claimed. The video and photos released by ISIS show that ISIS members entered the town, burned a local church as well as seized some weapons and vehicle belonging to the army. Amaq released a video showing ISWAP fighters inside of Askira. An FV103 can be seen and it appears to be facing little resistance. Apart from that, dozens of fighters and several vehicles storm the town. This is obviously before NAF did …