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Boko Haram Left It in Ruins. Now, This Nigerian Town Is Making a Comeback - TIME

When Boko Haram insurgents rampaged through northeastern Nigeria in 2014 and 2015, they massacred tens of thousands of people, sent millions fleeing for their lives and burnt entire towns to the ground. Then, in attempting to eradicate the Islamist ...and more »

Boko Haram's Other Victims - TIME

The 14-year-old retreats into silence for days, only to lash out explosively at the slightest disturbance. “We are afraid of her sometimes,” says Fatsuma, with an uneasy glance at her daughter sitting across the room. “When she came back from Boko ...and more »

A week of bombings in the birthplace of Boko Haram - Irish Times

It was about 10.30pm when the first explosion sounded. Across Maiduguri, capital of northeast Nigeria's Borno State, residents strained to hear another boom. “There's always a second one,” one aid worker commented, looking into the sky expectantly ...and more »

Army buries two soldiers killed in battle with Boko Haram - The Eagle Online

Brigadier General Sani Usman, the Director, Army Public Relations, said in a statement on Thursday that the late two soldiers. By The Eagle Online On Jun 30, 2017. 9 72. The Nigerian Army says the remains of two gallant soldiers, who died in combat ...and more »

680 Civilian JTF members died fighting Boko Haram in Borno – Official - The News

A total of 680 members of the Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) have died trying to repel Boko Haram terrorists attacks in Borno from 2012 to date, the group Legal Officer, Mr Junril Gunda, has said. Gunda said in an interview with the News Agency of ...and more »

We have kidnapped ten policewomen, says Shekau in new video - Vanguard

The Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, said that his group has abducted about ten policewomen, while warning Islamic clerics in Nigeria for wrongly interpreting the Holy Quran and noting that they are playing with hell fire. Shekau. Shekau in the new ...and more »

Troops arrest notorious Boko Haram terrorist in Buni Gari - NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

Troops of 27 Task Force Brigade, deployed to Buni Gari in Borno said they have arrested another suspected Boko Haram terrorist. Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, the Director Army Public Relations, made this known on Thursday in Maiduguri. Usman said the ...and more »

Boko Haram : Troops arrest notorious terrorist in Buni Gari - Pulse Nigeria

A Nigerian soldier patrols in the town of Banki in northeastern Nigeria on April 26, 2017. Banki has been totally destroyed during battles between the Nigerian army and Boko Haram insurgents. Over 32,000 people live in the town but free movement is ...and more »

They survived Boko Haram, now returnees are fighting hunger - CNN

Adamawa, Nigeria (CNN) In September 2014, Boko Haram attacked Bdagu -- a village in Adamawa state, northern Nigeria. Jafiya Nuhu, a 52-year-old commercial farmer, hid under maize cobs in his farm with his wife and two children as the insurgents raided ...and more »

IDP camps under strain from returning refugees - Vanguard

An upsurge in Boko Haram attacks and returnees from Cameroon are stretching camps for those made homeless by the conflict to breaking point, as the UN warned against forcing people back to northeast Nigeria. Obinna Orjingene is a doctor for UNICEF in ...and more »