I’m compiling a list of Boko Haram leaders reportedly arrested or killed by Nigeria’s military. I will continue to update the list with new data and weblinks.
- Alleged Senior Commander Mohammed Zakiri (“Chief Butcher”, arrested July 2014)
- Alleged Female recruiters Hafsat Usman Bako, Zainab Idris and Aisha Abubakar (Arrested July 2014)
- Alleged Commander, and key player in Chibok abduction, Babuji Ya’ari (Arrested July 2014)
- Alleged Mastermind of Nyanya Bombings, Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche (Declared wanted May 2014, Arrested in Sudan by Interpol May 2014, Extradited to Nigeria July 2014)
- Alleged Commander Shuaibu Mohammed Bama (Arrested October 2012)
- Alleged Commander Suleiman Mohammed (Arrested July 2012)
- Alleged Spokesman Abu Qaqa (believed to have been captured or killed in 2012)
- Alleged Commander, and mastermind of December 2011 bombing of Catholic Church in Madalla, Niger State, Kabiru Sokoto, arrested January 2012, convicted December 2013, and sentenced to life imprisonment.
- Alleged Commanders Momodu Bama aka Abu Saad, and Zakariyya Yau killed August 2013, alongside Bama’s father, Abatcha Flatari, alleged to be a Boko Haram spiritual figure
- Alleged Commander Mallam Husaini (Killed June 2014)