Boko Haram

Jihadists Kill 30 in Nigeria Triple Suicide Bombing

Islamic radicals allegedly from the Boko Haram terror group killed at least 30 people in a triple suicide bombing Sunday night in the city of Konduga in northeastern Nigeria’s Borno State.

EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Red Cross officials attend to victims of a triple suicide bombing, in Konduga, 38 kilometres (24 miles) from the Borno state capital Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria, on June 17, 2019. - Thirty people were killed late on June 16 in a triple suicide bombing in northeast …

Nigerian Christians Ask Trump for Help Against Jihadi Slaughters

Christians in predominantly Muslim northern Nigeria sent an open letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging the United States to help persecuted Christians defend themselves from jihadist attacks in the country, typically at the hand of the Fulani herdsman that populate north-central Nigeria.

Nigerian pilgrims wait outside the Tomb of Jesus during their visit at the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City on February 25, 2016. / AFP / THOMAS COEX (Photo credit should read THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

Amnesty International Accuses Nigerian Troops of Raping Boko Haram Prisoners

Amnesty International (AI) issued a report on Monday stating that security agents and inmates at two prisons in Borno State, Nigeria, were sexually abusing women and children. Nigerian officials dismissed the allegations as baseless and described them as a “malicious” effort to undermine the morale of the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN).

Soldiers patrol as children watch the medical outreach program at the Bakassi Internally Displaced Peoples (IDP) Camp on July 6, 2017 in Maiduguri. The Nigerian Military held the NADCEL 2017 free medical outreach project at Bakassi IDP Camp in Maiduguri. / AFP PHOTO / STEFAN HEUNIS (Photo credit should read …

Boko Haram Kidnapped 100, Set Villagers on Fire While They Slept

Over 100 Boko Haram jihadis reduced an entire village to ashes in Cameroon near the country’s border with Nigeria, fatally setting at least 11 residents on fire while they slept, including children and elderly persons, and taking 100 people hostage after the attack late last week.

In north Cameroon, the struggle to save youngsters from Boko Haram

Nigeria: Islamic State Claims Deadly Attack on Governor’s Election Convoy

The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), a Boko Haram offshoot, claimed responsibility for a deadly attack this week on a state governor’s election motorcade in Nigeria that may have involved some beheadings days before people in the African country head to the polls on Saturday.

NIGERIA, UNKNOWN : A screen grab made on January 20, 2015 from a video of Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram obtained by AFP shows the leader of the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram Abubakar Shekau holding up a flag as he delivers a message. Boko Haram has claimed a …

Nigeria Again Declares Victory over Boko Haram, Warns of Islamic State ‘Global Insurgency’

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, on the same day that the African country’s forces clashed with Boko Haram, repeated the false allegation it has made on various occasions of having “successfully defeated” the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL)-linked jihadi group, claiming that the nation is now facing a new “global insurgency.”

Nigerians Claim Victory Over Boko Haram

U.N.: 30,000 Nigerians Flee Boko Haram Rampage in Two Days

Violence at the hands of Boko Haram, which killed at least 60 civilians in its latest attack on the northeastern Nigerian city of Rann this week, forced 30,000 people from the region to flee into Cameroon last weekend, the United Nations revealed on Wednesday.

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Christian Group: Boko Haram Razed at Least 1,125 Churches Since 2009

Boko Haram jihadis have set ablaze a total of 1,125 churches and other religious structures belonging to just one Christian denomination in Nigeria since the terrorist group launched an uprising for Islamist rule in the African country in 2009, Rev. Joel Billi, the leader of the victimized group known as the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria, reportedly revealed this week.

Anti-riot policemen look at a burnt mud house in Gubio in Borno State, northeast Nigeria, on May 26, 2015. A weekend attack by Boko Haram in the northeast Nigerian town of Gubio left 37 people dead, with more than 400 buildings destroyed by fire, local vigilantes said on May 26. …

Nigeria: Thousands Flee as Boko Haram Kills 100-Plus Soldiers in Nigeria

Jihadists, mainly members of the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL)-linked Boko Haram, have killed more than 100 soldiers and seized a “huge stock [of] weapons” during clashes in northeast Nigeria raging since December 26, a coalition of United Nations-affiliated aid agencies reported Friday.

How to explain the return of Nigeria's Boko Haram militants?