Boko Haram
Boko Haram ("Western education is forbidden"), officially called Jama'atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda'Awati Wal-Jihad (Arabic: جماعة أهل السنة للدعوة والجهاد‎, Jamā‘at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da‘wah wa’l-Ji...
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Boko Haram Burns Kids Alive In Nigeria, 86 Dead: Officials
DALORI, Nigeria (AP) — A survivor hidden in a tree says he watched Boko Haram extremists firebomb huts and heard the screams of children burning to death, among 86 people officials say died in the lat...
Boko Haram Suicide Bombing In Cameroon Kills 10
A suicide bombing in Cameroon killed 10 people Saturday morning, according to security forces in the country, who blamed Boko Haram. The attack in the village Nigue, in the northern part of the West A...
Boko Haram: Nigerian Army Rescues 200 Girls And 93 Women, But They Are Not The Chibok Girls Abducted In 2014
The Nigerian Army says it has rescued 293 women from the Sambisa Forest, a known Boko Haram hideout - but they are not the 200 schoolgirls abducted from their school dormitories last year, an army spo...
Rescued girls not from Chibok, Nigerian military says
Nigerian troops rescued 200 girls and 93 women in the Sambisa Forest in the northeastern part of the country, the Nigerian Armed Forces announced on its official Twitter account. However, one officia...
Nigeria's Chibok girls 'seen with Boko Haram in Gwoza'
More than 50 of the girls abducted by militant Islamists in Nigeria last year were seen alive three weeks ago, a woman tells the BBC.
Islamic State 'accepts' Boko Haram's allegiance pledge
Islamic State accepts a pledge of allegiance from Nigeria's militant group Boko Haram, according to an audio message purportedly from IS.
Boko Haram purportedly pledges allegiance to ISIS
Boko Haram has pledged allegiance to ISIS, according to an audio message purported to be from the group's leader, Abubakar Shekau.
Girl suicide bomber thought to be as young as SEVEN kills five in Nigeria
The young girl, who had explosives strapped to her, detonated the bomb at a security checkpoint at a market in the town of Potiskum, where a similar suicide bombing attack took place last month.
Nigeria, neighbors to send 8,750 troops to fight Boko Haram
Nigeria, neighbors to send 8,750 troops to fight Boko Haram
Boko Haram 'kill 70' in Cameroon border town of Fotokol
Boko Haram militants have reportedly killed at least 70 people in an attack on a Cameroonian town near the Nigerian border.
Boko Haram Appears to Be Using Abducted Girls as Suicide Bombers
Three suicide bombings by girls aged as young as 10 suggest that Nigeria's Boko Haram has employed a new tactic of forcing abducted children to blow themselv...
Amnesty: Images Show Boko Haram Devastation in Nigerian Town
Satellite images released Thursday by Amnesty International show the extent of the damage inflicted by the Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram on a town in northeast Nigeria.Amnesty said th...
Islam in Nigeria
Islam is one of the religions practiced in West Africa. Nigeria has one of the largest Muslim populations in West Africa, 50.4% of Nigeria's population. However, other sources give a little lower esti...
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Colonial Nigeria
Influence of the British Empire on the territories which now form Nigeria began with prohibition of slave trade to British subjects in 1807. The resulting collapse of African slave trade led to the de...
Colonial Nigeria - Wikipedia
January 2012 Nigeria attacks
A series of assaults on Christian churches and businesses occurred in northeastern Nigeria on 5 and 6 January 2012, followed by attacks on police stations and government offices in the north on 20 Jan...