August 15th, 2013
04:55 AM ET

Nigeria says Boko Haram commander dead

The Nigerian military said Thursday it killed one of the leaders of the Islamist extremist group, Boko Haram, which has waged an insurgency in the nation for years.

Mamadu Bama, also known as Abu Saad, was killed along with his father this month in Borno state, the military said in a statement.

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  1. Rascal Rabble

    ...guess clooney's satellite was doing some moonlighting work on the side...

    August 15, 2013 at 2:48 pm | Report abuse |
  2. rupert

    @ rascal rabble:
    Rascal i knew boko. I served boko. I knew boko. And rascal, your no boko.

    August 15, 2013 at 3:13 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      You helped to murder Christians in their places of worship? Not something to brag about, boy.

      August 17, 2013 at 3:16 pm | Report abuse |
  3. saywhat

    This is good news. This org is comprised of criminals and mercenaries who would do the bidding of the Nigerian 'war lords'.
    They need severest of crack downs.

    August 15, 2013 at 3:33 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Jeff Frank (R-Ohio) "Right Wing Insanity"

    Blocked once again by the Communist News Network

    August 15, 2013 at 11:54 pm | Report abuse |
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    August 18, 2013 at 3:54 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Tuff Gong

    It really served them right, they bomb many christian churches hoping to get away with it? Shame on them.....thumbs up to those militants.

    August 28, 2013 at 3:28 am | Report abuse |
  7. Private personal training Long Island

    Go Nigerian Military!

    January 23, 2014 at 4:40 pm | Report abuse |