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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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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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WHO Reports Deaths from Malaria have Fallen, Africa makes Slight Progress

By Cheri Cheng - Dec 08, 2015 04:41 PM EST

The World Health Organization (WHO) reported that over this past year, malaria killed fewer than half a million people.

US Troops to Fight Boko Haram

US Troops to Fight Boko Haram

By Dustin Braden - Oct 14, 2015 07:06 PM EDT

The United States is entering a new theater in the War on Terror, sending troops and drones to the West African nation of Cameroon, which along with its neighbors is battling to defeat the terrorist group Boko Haram.

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After Africa Victory, Polio Battles Moves to Afghanistan and Pakistan

By Peter R - Aug 12, 2015 01:34 PM EDT

Africa has remained polio free for a year now. If no cases are detected during next two years, the continent will be declared polio-free.

Boko Haram Strikes Cameroon and Nigeria

Boko Haram Strikes Cameroon and Nigeria

By Dustin M Braden - Jul 22, 2015 07:14 PM EDT

Boko Haram is continuing its brutal campaign in West Africa, carrying out attacks in Cameroon and Nigeria that killed dozens and served as a reminder that the group is still a threat to a number of countries in the region despite the fact it has been dislodged from its Nigerian stronghold.

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.

Peaceful Nigerian Elections were Almost Hijacked

Peaceful Nigerian Elections were Almost Hijacked

By Dustin M Braden - Apr 16, 2015 07:20 PM EDT

The recent election in Nigeria that resulted in a peaceful transfer of power was almost hijacked by supporters of the last president.

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.

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Wife Seeks Divorce Over Husband's Huge Penis

By Maria Slither - Mar 06, 2015 09:47 AM EST

A Nigerian woman files a complaints in court and files for a divorce for her husband for alleged big penis. The husband did not deny such allegations and agreed to have the divorce as long as his bride will give him back his dowry.

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.

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