Muhammadu Buhari

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)

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 Postpones Presidential Election, President Threatens to Kill Vote Fraudsters

The main opposition party in Nigeria on Monday accused President Muhammadu Buhari of urging “jungle justice” by ordering the police and armed forces to be “ruthless” with any attempts to tamper with the vote, following the last-minute decision by the country’s top electoral body to postpone the general election by a week to February 23.

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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

Nigerian Military Raids Newspaper Office, Arrest Editors over Boko Haram Report

The government of Nigeria ordered “three Jokic vans loaded with armed soldiers” to raid two offices belonging to the Daily Trust, one of the nation’s largest newspapers, on Sunday in response to a report that troops had prepared a major operation against Boko Haram prior to the country’s presidential election.

Nigerian Army soldiers prepare to leave Maiduguri in an armed convoy on the road to Damboa in Borno State, northeast Nigeria on March 25, 2016

Nigerian President: Opposition ‘Blackmailing Me’ with Christian Massacres

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari this week accused opposition politicians of “blackmailing” him by claiming that he is allowing terrorists from the Fulani herdsmen group, with whom the African leader shares his ethnicity, to continue butchering thousands of Christian-majority farmers in

Nigerian president's US visit to focus on security, economy

Nigeria: Ruling Party Threatens to Punish Splinter Group Abandoning President Buhari

Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) party this week disavowed the Reformed APC breakaway faction made up of politicians who no longer supports President Muhammadu Buhari’s government because it is “inept and incompetent,” warning that it will “not hesitate to take lawful actions” against members of the splinter group, various news reports revealed

Nigeria's Buhari to visit UK doctor

Pressure Builds on Nigeria to Exit International Criminal Court While Boko Haram War Rages

Some activists this week reportedly urged the Nigerian government to rescind the African country’s ratification of the International Criminal Court (ICC), stating that some groups are using the independent judicial institution as a tool to “blackmail” Nigerian troops with threats of war crime charges that ultimately hinder their efforts against Boko Haram terrorists.

Image taken from a video by Nigeria's Boko Haram terrorist network, Oct. 31, 2014. AP

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.

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