Tag: Nigeria

A nurse working with the World Health Organization (WHO) shows a bottle containing Ebola vaccine at the town all of Mbandaka on May 21, 2018 during the launch of the Ebola vaccination campaign. - The death toll in an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) rose …

Nigeria Ramps Up Security as Congo’s Ebola Outbreak Grows

Nigerian public health facilities and airport security leaders began increasing security measures and preparing medical staff for the potential spread of Ebola to the country as Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) confirmed its 27th death from the virus over the weekend, a nurse attending to victims.

Suicide bomb attacks and abductions have been the hallmarks of Boko Haram's bloody insurgency

Nigeria: Boko Haram Using Feeble-Looking Elderly Men as Suicide Bombers

Boko Haram jihadists in Nigeria have reportedly resorted to using senior men pretending to be feeble as suicide bombers, according to the country’s military, which describes the move as a possible change in tactics in carrying out attacks on soft targets.

Boko Haram members poised with guns, ammunition, camouflage, masks

Nigeria: Boko Haram Has Massacred over 2,000 Teachers, Destroyed 1,000 Schools

The Nigeria-based terrorist group Boko Haram, a name that translates to “Western education is a sin,” has killed 100,000 people since it began waging its insurgency in 2009, including 2,295 teachers and hundreds of students in the northeastern part of the country alone, officials from the African nation revealed this week.

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Boko Haram Wives, Mothers: Nigerian Military Forced Us to Trade Sex for Food

An estimated 1,300 displaced women from Boko Haram’s birthplace in Nigeria reportedly wrote a letter to the country’s president accusing the African country’s military of raping them and forcing them to exchange sex for food after “wrongly” detaining their husbands and children as suspected members of the jihadist group.