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Solidarity Rally At Nigerian Consulate Protests Schoolgirl Abductions

Boko Haram Released 21 Of The Kidnapped Schoolgirls

By R. A. Jayme - Oct 19, 2016 06:26 PM EDT

Boko Haram released 21 of the more than 200 Chibok schoolgirls the terror group kidnapped in April 2014. The girls were finally reunited with their families in Abuja, Nigeria's capital, on Sunday after more than two years in captivity.

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Madam Secretary Season 2 News Update and Spoilers: Bess has Solid Plans to Beat Boko Haram

By Dipannita - Mar 31, 2016 02:10 PM EDT

The spunky and suave Elizabeth Bess has found out some significant details about Boko Haram and plans to deal with the terrorists in her iron hand manner; this time using her smarts instead of weapons.

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Escape from Boko Haram: 1, 500 Internally Displaced Women Give Birth in Camps

By Jenn Loro - Feb 09, 2016 11:44 AM EST

About 1, 500 women displaced by Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria have reportedly given birth in makeshift camps for internally displaced persons (IDP).

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Nigerian Government Blames Jonathan's Alleged Fake Weapons For The Failure To Counteract Boko Haram Tragedy

By Jenn Loro - Feb 03, 2016 10:06 AM EST

The Buhari-led government of Nigeria blames former president Jonathan’s corrupt substandard arms deal for failure to apprehend Boko Haram terrorists.

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Islamist Group Boko Haram Torched 86 Kids In Nigeria

By Jenn Loro - Feb 02, 2016 08:08 AM EST

Nigeria’s radical Islamist group Boko Haram set fire to a village over the weekend resulting to 86 deaths including children.

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Nigerian President Ready To Negotiate With Boko Haram For Release Of Schoolgirls

By R. Siva Kumar - Jul 22, 2015 03:10 PM EDT

In a trip to the US, Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, said that he is prepared to come to a compromise with the Boko Haram for the release of the Chikbok schoolgirls.

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Nigerian Army Rescues Women And Girls From Boko Haram

By R. Siva Kumar - May 03, 2015 01:19 PM EDT

After helping 500 women to escape from the horrific situations in Boko Haram, the Nigerian military hopes to help more women escape.

Multinational Coalition Begins Military Offensive to Finally Destroy Boko Haram

Multinational Coalition Begins Military Offensive to Finally Destroy Boko Haram

By Dustin M Braden - Apr 22, 2015 06:25 PM EDT

A regional military coalition has begun an offensive to try and take control of the last bits of territory controlled by the militant group Boko Haram.

Mercenaries Lead the Fight Against Boko Haram

Mercenaries Lead the Fight Against Boko Haram

By Dustin M Braden - Mar 13, 2015 06:40 PM EDT

Mercenaries are leading the fight against Boko Haram, the Nigerian terrorist group that recently pledged allegiance to the Islamic State.

Bomb Blasts Rock Nigeria Weeks Before Presidential Election

Bomb Blasts Rock Nigeria Weeks Before Presidential Election

By Dustin M Braden - Feb 17, 2015 06:26 PM EST

Bomb blasts rocked northeastern Nigeria as the country creeps closer to elections surrounded by uncertainty.

Nigeria Takes Towns from Boko Haram, Regional Military Exercises Foreshadow Future Fight

Nigeria Takes Towns from Boko Haram, Regional Military Exercises Foreshadow Future Fight

By Dustin M Braden - Feb 16, 2015 12:35 PM EST

Nigeria claims to have regained control of territory held by Boko Haram as the group launched an assault in Cameroon, and the Chadian military began drills to ready itself for participation in a regional force created to fight the radical Islamist group.

Nigeria Takes Towns from Boko Haram, Regional Military Exercises Foreshadow Future Fight

Niger Unanimously Agrees to Send Army to Fight Boko Haram

By Dustin M Braden - Feb 10, 2015 06:26 PM EST

The government of Niger has decided to deploy its soldiers to battle Boko Haram, which has been carrying out atrocities throughout west Africa from its bases in Nigeria.

Boko Haram Strikes Cameroon and Nigeria

'West Is Ignoring Terrorist Attacks On Nigeria That Are Deadlier Than On France'

By R. Siva Kumar - Jan 12, 2015 09:09 AM EST

The Nigerian government is too weak and cannot combat the Boko Haram, so it needs western help, says African Archbishop.

Multinational Coalition Begins Military Offensive to Finally Destroy Boko Haram

Cameroon Uses Soldiers, Planes to Beat Back Boko Haram Assault

By Dustin M Braden - Dec 29, 2014 04:44 PM EST

The military of Cameroon responded forcefully to incursions into its territory by Boko Haram, which has been terrorizing Nigeria for years.

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Why 13-year-old Given By Father To Boko Haram Refuses To Blast Her Bomb Belt

By R. Siva Kumar - Dec 26, 2014 09:31 AM EST

Zahara'u Adam is forced to strap a bomb blast on her waist by the Boko Haram, but she refuses to detonate it in a Nigerian market.

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