Details emerging from Nigeria point to senior Boko Haram officials killed, and their leader seriously wounded, but the claim hasn't ruffled the group.
He declared in the Hausa language: "For me the end has come"
Little to show since Boko Haram took on the Islamic State's brand—militants in disarray as Buhari closes in
The world's deadliest designated terrorist organisations were supposed to be formidable once they united. Instead the Africans appear even weaker.
Nigerian army says 39 killed in battle with Boko Haram; militants' capacity 'significantly destroyed'
Nigeria’s government says it’s making progress in its battle against the insurgents
Borno, the worst hit state, needs more than $1 billion to repair damage done by the insurgency
Troops recovered several sophisticated weapons, and reportedly rescued 370 hostages
While Nigeria’s military has pushed back and dislodged Boko Haram’s hold on territory in the northeast, suicide attacks and sporadic violence continue
In contrast with his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan, Buhari has been able to win back territory from the militants
Boko Haram has been hit hard, losing territory, but has launched a wave of attacks and bombings in response.
Buhari seen to be on right track in battle against Nigeria’s Boko Haram, and Uganda’s LRA rebels are almost finished
Boko Haram has pledged allegiance to Islamic State, but there’s “limited evidence” they are actively cooperating. It’s a marriage of convenience.
President Buhari has made crushing a six-year insurgency his priority, prompting intensive ground and air offensives against Boko Haram.
Buhari is probably trying to debunk a common-held perception that the northeast is considered to be of little consequence to the Nigerian state.
At least 55 people were killed last week in two raids on villages near the Borno state capital, Maiduguri -- the first attacks there in three months.
This is what a town liberated from Boko Haram looks like - definitely not paradise.
In a symbolically significant victory, Nigerian army retakes Gwoza, the "capital" of Boko Haram's caliphate.