The Islamist extremist group Boko Haram has unleashed a series of attacks across Nigeria Sunday night into Monday morning that has left an indeterminable number of people dead. This wave of attacks has also left over 100 persons injured, many of them said to be women and children.
Officials are looking the criminals responsible a bomb blast in the Nigerian city of Yola that has reportedly killed thirty-two people and injured eighty others. No one has stepped forward but many believe it is the work of terrorist group Boko Haram, who has killed hundreds of people in the area this year, not to […]
In the ongoing struggle between the Nigerian military and the insurgent Boko Haram forces, recent news surfaced that the Islamist extremist group killed over 160 people in Northeast Nigeria. The Nigerian Army denies those claims, which comes after the army’s claims of arresting top Boko Haram leaders also coming under question.
On Monday, the Nigerian Army says it has freed 178 people, mostly women and children, from the clutches of Islamist extremist group Boko Haram. The army raided a Boko Haram stronghold in Borno State on Sunday, the main staging area for the clashes in the African nation.
Some 214 out of 234 Nigerian girls rescued from a Boko Haram camp in the Sambosa Forrest are pregnant, the United Nations said Monday (May 4). The girls are being screened for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.
Nigerian Armed Forces made a successful grab of close to 300 women and girls kidnapped by Boko Haram. Troops rescued 200 women and 93 girls from the Sambisa Forest Tuesday (April 29), officials confirmed.
Boko Haram has kidnapped at least 2,000 women and girls in Nigeria over the last year, says a 90-page report released by human right’s organization Amnesty International Tuesday (April 14). The figure is an estimate compiled in part from interviews with several witnesses, the actual number could be much higher.
At least 10 people were confirmed dead Sunday (Feb. 15) after a teenage girl detonated a device in an apparent suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria. The blast occurred at a busy bus station, and Boko Haram could be connected as it has used similar attacks in the past.
Boko Haram attacked another Nigerian city this past weekend, killing hundreds. The terrorist group defeated military soldiers, killing insurgents and civilians, and burning down houses in the city of Maiduguri Sunday (Jan. 26)
Has the international community turned a blind eye to the Boko Haram massacre in Nigeria? The answer is yes, if you scroll through social media.
As many as 2,000 people were killed in what is being called the deadliest massacre to be carried out by Boko Haram. The terrorist group invaded and torched the Nigerian town of Baga Wednesday (Jan. 7), after overthrowing a military base last weekend.
Boko Haram has been suspected in a series of of abductions over the weekend in northeast Nigeria. A local chief says around 30 children were taken from his village over course of two days.
Nigeria and the Islamist militant group Boko Haram have reportedly reached a ceasefire agreement, and the release of over 200 kidnapped schoolgirls. However, there remains some doubt over the recent talks according to new developments.