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Nigerians Demand Gun Rights After Boko Haram Jihad Spree

The Nigerian military under President Muhammadu Buhari once again claimed to have defeated Boko Haram this week, only to have the group resurface and continue to carry out deadly attacks amid the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

NIGERIA, Kano : A screengrab taken on October 2, 2014 from a video released by the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram and obtained by AFP shows the leader of the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau. Shekau dismissed Nigerian military claims of his death in a new …

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

Chibok Parents Outraged Nigerian Officials Claimed Rescued Boko Haram Girls Were Not Theirs

The parents of more than 200 girls who remain missing from the Nigerian town of Chibok expressed outrage at the federal government following the announcement that hundreds of female captives had been liberated from Boko Haram terrorists, but none were the famed missing girls of Chibok. “To us, the government no longer has credibility,” said one parent.

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Cameroon Bishop: World Has Neglected Victims of Boko Haram

Rev. Bruno Ateba, bishop of the Diocese of Maroua-Mokolo in Cameroon, complained in a letter this week that the world pays very little attention to the sufferings of Africans in comparison with treatment accorded to victims in the First World.

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Boko Haram Fuses with ISIS in Dangerous New Alliance

After swearing allegiance to ISIS in March, the Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram has now gone a step further, adopting the new name of the “Islamic State’s West Africa Province,” or ISWAP. The title change is more than semantic, and galvanizes the radical Islamist forces in Africa and the Middle East.

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