Boko Haram militants kill dozens of people in fresh attacks on villages in Borno state.
Insurgents destroy a village in Gubio, Borno State, Nigeria, killing 81 residents. No group has claimed responsibility for the massacre, which is believed to have been carried out by the Islamist Boko Haram terror group.
Nigerian officials report, as a result of negotiations, Boko Haram has released an estimated 82 schoolgirls who were among about 220 kidnapped from a secondary school in Chibok in Borno State in April 2014.
Fighting in various remote villages in the Borno State of Nigeria kill at least one civilian and six Boko Haram militants. According to the Nigerian Army, they've rescued more than 5,000 hostages from the militants.
Villagers in the Nigerian Kala-Balge district of Borno State form a vigilante group and successfully repel an attack from the terrorist Islamist group Boko Haram, seizing three cars and a military vehicle and killing around 200 of the militants.