March 3, 2013: In the north (Borno State) dozens of Boko Haram gunmen attacked an army base but were repulsed. At least twenty of the terrorists were killed and the army suffered no casualties.
March 1, 2013: The last of 1,200 Nigerian peacekeepers have arrived in Mali.
February 28, 2013: In the northern city of Maiduguri three bombs went off, wounding three people.
February 26, 2013: In the northeast (Yobe State) seven men guarding a market place were shot dead. The seven men killed were local security volunteers and the attackers may have been Boko Haram or local gangsters upset at the increased security.
February 25, 2013: The Boko Haram kidnappers who recently seized seven French civilians in neighboring Cameroon released a video on the Internet, in which they revealed what they wanted for the release of the hostages. Nigeria must release all women being held in prison for Boko Haram related activities and Cameroon must release everyone being held for working with Boko Haram. France responded by saying that it would not negotiate with terrorists and is aiding Nigeria in the search for the hostages and their captors.
In the northern city of Maiduguri, police killed a Boko Haram commander and three of his associates.