After Passing The Night In The Bush, Adamawa Villagers Running From Boko Haram Troop Into Yola

Boko Haram attacked communities in Madagali, Gulak, Shuwa, Michika and Baza on Monday evening, but villagers had started fleeing hours earlier when local sources sighted Boko Haram fighters mobilising around Kirchinga Village, near Shuwa town in Madagali Local Government Area.

~ Sahara Reporters

Related Articles


After Monday’s Attacks, Adamawa Community Leaders Reveal ‘The Real Boko Haram'

In July 2014, Boko Haram occupied Madagali, Michika, Mubi North and South, Maiha, Hong and Gombi local government areas for several months before troops dislodged them in December of that year.

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Feb 6, 2019

BREAKING: With Chants Of ‘Allahu Akbar’, Boko Haram Captures Five Adamawa Towns

SaharaReporters learnt that Boko Haram fighters overran the towns on Monday evening in their droves, chanting "Allahu Akbar", and are currently advancing to Michika in a similar style to how they captured the area in August 2014.

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Feb 4, 2019

3 killed as military, Police, vigilante repel Boko Haram in Adamawa

YOLA—Three persons were reportedly killed and many injured as Boko Haram, Monday night, attacked Shuwa, the headquarters of Madagali Local Government of Adamawa State.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 6, 2019

Boko Haram: Terrorists attack Kanamma, Madagali in North East Nigeria

Meanwhile, Three people were killed Monday night when Boko Haram insurgents attacked three communities in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

Daily Post , Nigeria Feb 5, 2019

Residents flee Marwa’s hometown over fresh Boko Haram attack | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

He confirmed that normalcy had returned in Shuwa town of Madagali and some communities in Michika after Monday night’s attack by Boko Haram.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 5, 2019

Boko Haram attacks Adamawa, kills three, torches clinics, shops

Boko Haram insurgents have attacked Shuwa and Karchinga villages in the Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State, killing three persons, burning shops and two clinics.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 5, 2019

Boko Haram 'kill six' in Adamawa | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

The latest attacks underline the threat to civilians in the region, with security high on the agenda as Nigerians prepare to elect a new president and parliament on February 16.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 5, 2019

No Threat, Intimidation, Sabotage Will Stop Elections In Adamawa, Says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) insists elections will be conducted in the whole of Adamawa State.

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Feb 5, 2019

Boko Haram: Elections to hold in only 3 polling units in Madagali, Adamawa State

Following past violent activities of Boko Haram and lingering security doubts, voting is to be conducted during the coming elections in only three polling centres in the Madagali Local Government Area (LGA) of Adamawa State.

Daily Post , Nigeria Jan 31, 2019