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Fighting Boko Haram: Remembering the victims in Cameroon

FRANCE 24 - ‎6 hours ago‎
As West African nations prepare for a May 14 regional security summit, activists in Cameroon have launched a campaign to remind citizens of the ongoing Boko Haram threat in the country's remote border areas. A giant red banner proclaiming, “Let's not ...
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Boko Haram: A review of Eat the Heart of the Infidel

African Arguments (registration) - ‎2 hours ago‎
Andrew Walker's book, the latest in a line of works on Boko Haram and its origins, contains a myriad of detailed historical sections full of illuminating snapshots of life in northern Nigeria, insights into the problems of corruption and patronage in ...

Boko Haram: IDPs resort to street begging in Hadejia

Pulse Nigeria - ‎3 hours ago‎
Dozens of the victims of Boko Haram insurgency in Hadejia, Jigawa, have resorted to street begging in order to survive, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports.
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More trouble for Boko Haram: Read what soldiers have done in Sambisa forest

NAIJ.COM - ‎May 4, 2016‎
The Nigerian troops have reportedly set an ambush for Boko Haram terrorists in Sambisa forest, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
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How I Escaped Boko Haram: One Woman's Story

VICE - ‎May 2, 2016‎
She was held by Boko Haram for three months, a group infamous for their abuse of women, including systematic rape and the use of young girls as suicide bombers.
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Nigeria officials 'stole $15bn' from anti-Boko Haram fight

BBC News - ‎May 3, 2016‎
During Mr Jonathan's rule, soldiers complained that despite the military's huge budget, they were ill-equipped to take on militant Islamist group Boko Haram. The insurgents have killed thousands in north-eastern Nigeria in their campaign, launched in ...
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Nigeria's next security challenge is at a tipping point and could be as deadly as Boko Haram

Quartz - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
But while the worst actions of Boko Haram, which have grabbed global headlines, now seem to reducing in frequency, another conflict has been going on in Nigeria for almost two decades with next to no media coverage outside the country.
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Boko Haram: Gov. Jibrilla lauds FG over support for Adamawa - ‎3 hours ago‎
Gov. Muhammadu Jibrilla of Adamawa has lauded the Federal Government for its sustained support in tackling challenges posed by Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state.

Your sufferings will soon be over, UN assures Boko Haram victims

Vanguard - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The UN Resident Coordinator, Ms Fatma Samoura, has assured the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) by the Boko Haram insurgency that their sufferings would soon become a thing of the past.

Outrageous! See how Boko Haram parents are training their children (video)

NAIJ.COM - ‎May 3, 2016‎
A very troubling video has emerge on social-media, the clips shows how a very young boy is allegedly being trained by Boko Haram parents to become a killer. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter. Boko Haram training children 2. Child soldier allegedly ...
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That one time Boko Haram featured at the White House Correspondents' Dinner

Ventures Africa - ‎May 3, 2016‎
One of them being the joke comparing America's cable television network, MSNBC with Boko Haram. “MSNBC is here tonight.

Boko Haram: Court faults Immigration official's detention

The Nation Newspaper - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Makolo, who was accused of having a link with the Boko Haram sect, said the ordeal resulted from his disagreement with some of his superior officers over unethical practices.

Boko Haram: FG begins restoration of civil security in liberated areas

Daily Post Nigeria - ‎20 hours ago‎
The Federal Government has commenced the process of restoring civil security agencies in the insurgency liberated areas. The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), Wakama Sotonye, made this known on Wednesday in Yola while briefing newsmen.

Cameroon: Boko Haram War - Diaspora Contributes FCFA 79 Million - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Cameroonians living abroad have heeded to President Paul Biya's call for a general mobilisation against the terrorist group, Boko Haram. Cameroonians in Egypt, Switzerland, South Africa, China, France, Congo-Brazzaville, Senegal and Equatorial Guinea ...
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Boko Haram's Terrorist Behind the Curtain

Foreign Policy (blog) - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
ABUJA, Nigeria - A week after Abubakar Shekau, the enigmatic leader of Boko Haram, appeared in a grainy, seven-minute YouTube video and declared, “For me, the end has come,” the Nigerian militant group released a second video that seemed to say ...

Nigeria: Surrender Now and Enjoy Humane Treatment, Nigerian Military Tells Boko Haram Fighters - ‎May 2, 2016‎
The Nigerian military on Sunday asked terrorists fighting for the extremist Boko Haram sect "to give up their ignoble adventure" and surrender to the nation's security forces.
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Nothing new about Boko Haram's gruesome terror: DiManno

Toronto Star - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
I mention the Lord's Resistance Army to remind that there's scarcely anything new or novel about Boko Haram, a similarly righteous - Islamist radicals in their case - and predatory armed group, though a vastly larger threat across four countries in ...

2 Nigerian soldiers die on Boko Haram frontline

The News - ‎May 4, 2016‎
The ongoing offensive against Boko Haram insurgents in Nigeria's north east has claimed two Nigerian soldiers. The raids, cordon and search operations and patrols embarked upon by 21 Brigade claimed a soldier.

ABC Nightline Revisits Boko Haram Story With Exemplary, Harrowing Reports

Mediaite - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
It has been almost two years since the Islamic terrorism group Boko Haram kidnapped nearly 300 girls, and - buoyed in part by the hashtag “Bring Back Our Girls” - made themselves known to the world.