Boko Haram Releases 21 Abducted Chibok School Girls in Nigeria
Oct 14, 2016 Boko Haram has freed 21 of the nearly 200 girls held by the kidnappers following a negotiation between the group and the Nigerian government.
Nigeria: Open Doors UK Gives Trauma Care to Victims of Terrorist Attacks
Sep 08, 2016 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.
Second Chibok Girl Rescued from Abduction by Boko Haram
May 23, 2016 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
Apr 11, 2016 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.
Boko Haram Deadlier than ISIS, Says New Study
Nov 20, 2015 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.
Boko Haram Claims 56 Lives in Remote Village of Nigeria
Aug 31, 2015 The Islamist militant group Boko Haram killed 56 people in the remote village of Baanu in Borno state.
Boko Haram Offers To Release Chibok Schoolgirls In Exchange For Militant Leaders
Jul 10, 2015 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 government is open to negotiations on Saturday, July 4.
Suicide Bombers Attack Jos, Nigeria, Including Churches: Authorities Suspect Boko Haram
Jul 06, 2015 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.
Boko Haram Weapons and Recruitment Leader Arrested In Chad
Jul 03, 2015 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 Press reported on Wednesday, July 1 that Fanaye, whose alias is Mahamat Moustapha was in charge of trafficking illegal weapons between Nigeria, Cameroon, and Chad.
Boko Haram Now Uses Young Girls As Suicide Bombers, Nigerian Government Seeks International Support
Jan 23, 2015 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.
Boko Haram Assault Kills 150, Defense Ministry Says; Calls For Action Issued On Int'l Agencies
Jan 13, 2015 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 assault, according to an article published in BBC News.
School Bombing in Nigeria Kills Dozens and Injures More
Nov 10, 2014 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 terrorist group Boko Haram is responsible.