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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

Boko Haram kept Fatsuma's daughter Fatima for a year and a half before she escaped. Now that she has been reunited with her family in a camp for people displaced by Nigeria's war to defeat the Islamist insurgency, her mother says she doesn't trust her ...and more »

Weak Boko Haram fights for dominance, boasts of latest abductions - africanews

Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for last week's ambush on a convoy at northeastern Nigerian town of Damboa heading for a funeral in Maiduguri. Extremist leader Abubakar Shekau, in a video released on Monday ...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 »

Six Killed, Scores Wounded In Fresh Boko Haram Attack In Borno - SaharaReporters.com

At least six civilians were killed and scores seriously injured when Islamist terrorist believed to be Boko Haram members attacked a community in the southern part of Borno State on Wednesday, sources from the besieged community have said. The ...and more »

Army buries 2 soldiers killed in battle with Boko Haram - The News

The Nigerian Army says the remains of two gallant soldiers, who died in combat with Boko Haram terrorists on Damboa-Biu road in Borno, have been buried. Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, the Director, Army Public Relations, said in a statement on Thursday that ...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 »

UN warns Cameroon on forced return of Nigerian refugees - Journalducameroun.com - English - (press release)

The United Nations, UN, has warn Cameroon on it's continuous forced return of hundreds of refugees. UN on Thursday June 29 said, Cameroon authorities forced nearly 900 refugees back to northern Nigeria against their will this week, despite the recent ...and more »

Special report: Working in the red zone… - The Nation Newspaper

Josiah Wangae, a Kenyan, makes his living in Nigeria's theatre of death. In Maiduguri, Borno State, Wangae prowls the killing fields, where local military fight terrorist sect, Boko Haram, off the streets and desert tracts. Sometimes, the insurgents ...and more »

Police deny abduction of female operatives by Boko Haram - The News

Contrary to the claim of Boko Haram terrorist group, the Police authorities said on Wednesday that there is no any police woman in the custody of the insurgent group. Abubakar Shekau, a factional leader of Boko Haram had in a video released on Monday ...and more »