8,000 Children Have Been Victimized by Boko Haram
The United Nations released a report Monday which says Boko Haram victims include some 8,000 children who have either been forced into suicide bombing or marrying against their will.
ISIS, Boko Haram, and the Growing Role of Human Trafficking in 21st Century Terrorism
The intersection of drugs and terrorism has long been investigated. Now, the recent actions of ISIS and Boko Haram are drawing attention to the role of human trafficking.
Boko Haram terrorists kill army commander, troops neutralise nine insurgents
Boko Haram fighters have shot dead an acting Commanding Officer of the Nigerian Army Major K. Yakubu during a gun battle in the Doron Naira and Magaji areas of Borno State. The bloody encounter also left nine suspected terrorists dead. The Defence Headquarters Abuja said on Friday that the army officer said to be commanding the 401 Special Forces Brigade was killed while troops were conducting a clearance operation in the affected areas. The military noted that the troops recovered one…
Nigerian Army Thwarts Boko Haram Attack
Nigeria's armed forces have successfully thwarted an attack by Boko Haram group in the Borno region, killing 16 militants and recovering their arms and ammunition, the army's press service said in a statement.
Suspected Boko Haram extremists killed at least 65 at Nigeria funeral, officials say
Suspected Boko Haram extremists killed at least 65 people over the weekend in an attack on villagers gathered at a funeral in Nigeria, a local official said Sunday.
"Be Vigilant" DSS Warns Nigerian Against Boko Haram Attack.
The Department of State Services (DSS), has advised the public to be vigilant in crowded environment, especially when travelling as fleeing insurgents have resorted to attacking hapless civilians and soft targets. The advice is contained in a statement issued by Marilyn Ogar, the spokesperson of the service on Friday. The statement also advised commuters to desist from boarding unmarked vehicles along the road and only use designated motor parks. It said the insurgents were in disarray…
These Girls Escaped Boko Haram. Now They're Sharing Their Stories. — National Geographic
Two Nigerian kidnapping victims are working to keep other girls from suffering the horrors they faced.
SAD!! Nigerian Army’s Colonel DC Bako Allegedly Killed By Boko Haram Terrorists - NaijaBoy
The Nigerian Army has confirmed the death of Colonel D.C. Bako, who was allegedly killed while leading a patrol to clear Boko Haram terrorists from [...]
Boko Haram attack in Borno leaves scores dead, women, children abducted
Jihadists killed at least 30 people and abducted women and children in a raid in northeast Nigeria’s restive Borno state, a regional government spokesman said on Monday. The attack Sunday eve…
Buhari condemns Boko Haram’s attack on UN helicopter in Borno
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday in Abuja condemned what he called “the dastardly attack on UN aid helicopter in the Northeast on Saturday by the Boko Haram terrorists”. In a reaction to the reports of the incident, Malam Garba Shehu, one of the president’s spokesmen, quoted Buhari to have said: “This latest cowardly attack on the UN humanitarian helicopter is yet another desperate rear guard action by the Boko Haram terrorists who have been under intense pressure from the Nigerian…