Tag Archives: Boko Haram

Elnathan John: ‘I want to show that things are never simple’-Nigerian Author

  By Kate Kellaway Literature The Nigerian writer and satirist on his first novel, Born on a Tuesday, a study of a young man caught up [...]

Fourth Time’s the Charm: Buhari Ousts Jonathan in Nigerian Election

By Staff Reporter  This story was updated to reflect new polling information as it became available.PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images In hi [...]

Nigeria election: First results expected

By Staff Reporter The hotly contested election has been marred by problems with its voting system Nigeria decides Nigeria votes: As it happe [...]

Nigeria Military Court Sentences 12 Soldiers to Death for Mutiny

By Staff Reporter A Nigerian military court sentenced 12 soldiers to death for staging a mutiny in the northeastern state of Borno where sec [...]

Boko Haram abducts 50 women

By Staff Reporter Residents who escaped from areas recently attacked by Boko Haram militants said yesterday that at least 50 young women wer [...]

Boko Haram opens new front against Nigerian forces as Obasanjo’s son is shot in fighting

By Staff Reporter Civilians who fled their homes following an attack by Islamist militants in Bama, take refuge at a school in Maiduguri, Ni [...]

Boko Haram overrun Bama town in Northern Nigeria and kill scores

By Staff Reporter Islamist Boko Haram insurgents have overrun much of a northeastern Nigerian town after hours of fighting that killed score [...]

The Boko Haram menace

 A Siege of Fear By Staff Reporter  Boko Haram  A VOA Special Report Carnage and mayhem are part of the fabric of daily life in northern [...]

Malala meets Nigeria’s leader Goodluck Jonathan over Chibok girls #bringbackourgirls

By Staff Reporter Malala believes that there is a link between poor education and the political violence Nigeria abductions Pakistani rights [...]

Boko Haram abducts 60 women, girls in northeast Nigeria

By Staff Reporter MAIDUGURI, June 24- Suspected Boko Haram militants have abducted more than 60 women and girls, some as young as three, in [...]

Boko Haram targets Nigerian World Cup viewers in latest blast

By Staff Reporter Viewers were watching Brazil v Mexico match on public screens No group has accepted or claimed responsibility yet but exp [...]

Boko Haram ‘kidnaps 20 more women’ from village near site of Chibok schoolgirl abduction

By Staff Reporter Militants believed to be from the Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram have kidnapped 20 women from a settlement near the t [...]

Boko Haram has killed 3000 & displaced 3 million in the last year

By Staff Reporter The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) said that a total of 3.3 million Nigerians have now been driven from th [...]

West Africa declares war on Boko Haram

By Staff Reporter French President Francois Hollande (C) poses for a familly photo with (LtoR) Britain’s Foreign Secretary William Hag [...]

Nigeria’s Boko Haram Begins to Destabilise Cameroon

By Staff Reporter  Senior defence officials say that Cameroon has been infiltrated by Nigeria’s Islamist extremist group Boko Haram and [...]

US deploys surveillance aircraft as Boko Haram offers to release 200 girls in exchange for incarcerated”martyrs”

By Staff Reporter Kidnapped schoolgirls are seen at an unknown location in this still image taken from an undated video released by Nigerian [...]

Nigeria kidnapped girls ‘shown’ in new Boko Haram video

By Staff Reporter The BBC’s John Simpson says the video, which shows more than 100 girls in hijabs, could be the first step in a negot [...]

Israel helping in the search for kidnapped girls

By Staff Reporter Photographer: Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP via Getty Images Members of civil society groups sit to protest the abduction of the Ch [...]

Nigeria military ignored Boko Haram attack warnings

  Mia Kuumba, of the District of Columbia, brandishes a wooden stick during a rally in front of the Ni … View gallery Mothers of the [...]

Nigeria has a weak Commander-in-Chief.Boko Haram flourishes

By Staff Reporter With the country descending into chaos, President Goodluck Jonathan is running out of excuses and places to hide. Regardle [...]

We fixed matches for Nigeria to qualify 2010 World Cup in South Africa-Convicted Singaporean

By Staff Reporter  Nigerian National football team in 2010 A convicted Singaporean match-fixer has shockingly claimed that he helped Niger [...]

Nigerian army surrounds Boko Haram hideouts to rescue abducted girls

By Staff Reporter  Nigeria’s military said it has tracked down and surrounded the location, where over 200 schoolgirls who were abducted [...]

Boko Haram devastation spreads in Nigeria

By Staff Reporter Innocent families continue to wail as Boko Haram targets victims at will A recent bomb blast that ripped apart a bus stat [...]

The Union of Nigeria stronger than Boko Haram-Jonathan

By Staff Reporter Boko Haram can’t disintegrate Nigeria, says Jonathan President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday assured Nigerians that member [...]

Boko Haram abduct more than 100 schoolgirls in northeast Nigeria

By Staff Reporter Nigerian soldiers patrol in the north of Borno state close to a Islamist extremist group Boko Haram former camp Photo: Ge [...]

Boko Haram kill 97 in Borno

By Staff Reporter Twin car bombs kill 97 in Borno Nigeria military raid kills 20 President Jonathan has failed to curb Boko Haram insurgents [...]

Boko Haram murders and burn alive 58 school children in Nigeria

By Staff Reporter Most of the victims appeared to be between 15 and 20 years old and all of them were male Militants locked doors and set fi [...]

As 110 killed in Borno,Nigeria, we ask-who is Boko Haram?

By Editor Who is Boko Haram?   Following reports that suspected Islamist militants (Boko Haram) have raided a Nigerian village ove [...]

Breaking News-Uncertainty in Nigeria as Jonathan sacks military chiefs

Abuja, Nigeria In a nation that has a history of military coup d’etats , President Jonathan has sacked military chiefs. Are things ok [...]
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