• Boko Haram kills five in attack on reopened Gamboru-Maiduguri highway

    Boko Haram kills five in attack on reopened Gamboru-Maiduguri highway

    Boko Haram killed five traders in an ambush on a highway in northeast Nigeria that was recently reopened after coming under repeated attack from the Islamist group, a military source said on Wednesday.

    A convoy of vehicles carrying Nigerian immigration officials and a group of traders were travelling from Gamboru, on the border with Cameroon, to the city of Maiduguri when they came under fire on Monday.

    “Three (immigration) officers were hit and injured in the fire exchange. The immigration men drove […]