Tag : Boko Haram
Boko Haram has freed 21 of the nearly 200 girls held by the kidnappers following a negotiation between the group and the Nigerian government. Persecution charity Open Doors has opened a first-of-its-kind trauma center in Nigeria to support the victims of terrorist attacks across the country. A second Chibok girl from the 218 kidnapped girls has been found, according to the Nigerian army.
Nigeria Opens Rehabilitation Camps for Repentant Boko Haram Members to Give Them Life Skills for Reintegration into Society
Nigeria’s military has opened a rehabilitation camp for Boko Haram fighters who have surrendered and are repentant, a statement from Nigerian Defense Headquarters (NDH) said. Islamic State appears to be deadliest of the terrorist organizations in the world, however, Boko Haram is the one that surpasses ISIS in militant carnage, according to a new report by the Institute of Economics & Peace. The Islamist militant group Boko Haram killed 56 people in the remote village of Baanu in Borno state. Boko Haram, an Islamic Jihadist terrorist group has offered to release hundreds of kidnapped girls in exchange for militant leaders detained by the Nigerian military. The group kidnapped 276 schoolgirls from Chibok, Nigeria in 2014. Femi Adesina, advisor to President Muhammadu Buhari that the govern… Christians and Muslims in the city of Jos, Nigeria were killed in a string of recent attacks by a militant group. Authorities suspect that the attacks were premeditated by Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram. 44 died and 67 were wounded in the attack in Jos on Sunday, July 5. Bahna Fanaye, a key Boko Haram leader was arrested in N’Djamena, Chad on Sunday, June 28. Recent evidence attained by Chadian prosecutors shows that Fanaye was in charge of weapons trafficking and in the recruitment of soldiers for Boko Haram, a jihadist extremist military group. The Associated Pr… Boko Haram has stooped to new depths after they used a young girl, believed to be no older than 10 years as a suicide bomber last Saturday, killing around 20 individuals and injuring many more in a busy Nigerian market, the New York Times reported. The estimated number of people who were killed in the deadly attack launched by the Boko Haram militants in the Nigerian town of Baga in the previous week was said to reach no more than 150 as opposed to the earlier reports from local officials that claimed that nearly 2,000 people perished from the… On Monday, dozens of students in Potiskum, Nigeria were killed in an explosion on school grounds. 48 people died and 79 people are injured as a result of the explosion, which was caused by a suicide bomber. Though the identity of those responsible for the attack is uncertain, it is believed that the…