Despite PresiDEBT Buhari’s claim that Boko Haram had been “technically defeated”, more Nigerians—and soldiers alike—have died under a man who promised changed.
June 12—There were several nighttime raids on remote villages in the North East, in which 37 people were killed.
June 22—The Maiduguri Mosque Bombing. Two young female suicide bombers had strapped bombs to kill at least 30 worshippers at the start of Ramadan.
July 5—A suicide bomber attacked a church in Potiskum, Yobe State.
November 17—There was another terror attack in Yola in a market, killing 32 people, with over 80 people wounded.
January 6—In Izageki village, close to Sambisa, Boko Haram killed 2 people. Another terrorist wearing a suicide belt blew himself at a market killing 5 people.
January 13—A Boko Haram suicide bomber blew himself up in a mosque at Kouyape. 12 people were killed.
A 12-year old blew himself in Gombi market killing 11 people.
FEBRUARY—Two female suicide bombers sneaked into an IDP camp, detonated a bomb in Dikwa;killed 60 and wounded 78.
MARCH 16—Three female suicide bombers slipped into Umarari village in Maiduguri, and killed 22 people and injured 18.
MARCH 26—In Tumpun village, Boko Haram raided and killed four people.
APRIL 20—8 people killed in an IDP camp near Cameroon border by two female bombers
May 12—In Maiduguri, a suicide bomber stopped from entering a Government House killed 6 people and 2 police officers.
JUNE 5—A woman was stabbed to death by two men for allegedly insulting Prophet Mohammed in Kano.
JUNE 17—BH terrorists attacked a funeral, in which they killed 24 people and injured 10 people.
JUNE 20—In a second attack in one week, 2 people were killed by BH in Wumbi village.
JULY 9—BH terrorists raided a town with guns, burning buildings and killing 7 people.
AUGUST 10—Boko Haram burnt 60 houses, killed 4 villages and kidnapped one child.
AUGUST 20—Boko Haram killed 7 people with machine guns, kidnapped dozens in Kuruburu Village
3 people killed, 24 injured in a suicide bombing attack at a market in Mora.
SEPTEMBER 19—Boko Haram claimed to have killed 40 soldiers in Malam Fatori
SEPTEMBER 26—The Army lost one officer and 3 soldiers to a landline and ambush by Boko Haram in Borno
OCTOBER 12—A bomb explosion left 18 people dead in Maiduguri.
OCTOBER 17—Boko Haram claimed it killed 20 soldiers in Northeastern Nigeria.
OCTOBER 29—Eight killed by 2 bombers in Maiduguri.
NOVEMBER 5—An army officer and 6 soldiers were killed in a gun battle in Borno.
NOVEMBER 8—A gunman killed more than 30 gold miners in Maru.
NOVEMBER 11—Two people were killed in an early morning bomb explosion in Umulari, Maiduguri.
NOVEMBER 16—Lt. Col BU Umar died, 8 others injured in a Boko Haram ambush.
NOVEMBER 22—Six soldiers were killed in an attack on a military base; surrounding houses burnt. A woman with explosives was shot down.
DECEMBER 9—In Madagali, two Boko Haram bomb explosions left at least 57 dead and 177 injured.
DECEMBER 11—In Maiduguri, 3 we’re killed in two suicide bombing attacks.
DECEMBER 17—A member of the JTF was injured during an operation in Sambisa Forest.
DECEMBER 26—Three days after Buhari said BH are on the run, 2 bombers struck Maiduguri.
JANUARY 7—BH terrorists attacked an army base in Buni Yadi, Yobe State, killing at least 5 soldiers.
JANUARY 10—After disguising as visitors, 3 2 female suicide bombers killed 3 persons when they went into residences in Kalari area.