Boko Haram

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  • Ahmad Salkida 2019/01/07

    By Ahmad Salkida

    Why troops are losing ground to ISWAP

    ABUJA - In the few days leading to the eclipse on 2018, reports from the warfront in North East Nigeria provoked huge concerns, fiercely stirring panic within communities in and around Maiduguri, Borno state. Governor Kashim Shettima, within this period, quickly called an emergency security meeting to receive briefs from different security commands in the state. At the Executive chambers of the Government House, Maiduguri, the seat of power in the state, the situation was grim and faces drawn.

  • Ali Isah Omogbai 2018-12-15 17:20

    By Ali Isah Omogbai

    Nigeria's Buhari rattled by Boko Haram attacks as election approaches in 2019

    TEHRAN - Insecurity is a major electoral issue for President Muhammadu Buhari as he seeks re-election in 2019 polls. When Buhari won the presidential election in 2015 among the promises made was to restore the country back to peace and to ensure total security in the state, creation of job opportunities, better and easy life for the masses. 

  • Somalia 2017-03-06 02:37

    By Amanda Erickson

    In Somalia, a drought killed 110 people in just 48 hours

    The signs of crisis are everywhere. Each day, thousands flood the capital in search of food. More than 7,000 internally displaced people sought help from one feeding center in just a day, a level of demand the center cannot possibly meet.

  • Nigeria 2017-02-27 04:59

    By Ayoade Olatunbosun-Alakija

    Nigeria needs the world’s assistance in responding to the Boko Haram crisis

    Some 250 delegates have gathered in the Norwegian capital Oslo on Friday to draw attention to the world’s forgotten humanitarian crisis — that of northeast Nigeria and the Lake Chad region, where Boko Haram once dominated and have left destruction in their wake

  • Famine 2017-02-25 03:49

    Sitting by as disaster unfolds

    Millions face starvation, but the world is turning away. We are too late to prevent this severe food crisis – but we can and must act now to save lives

  • Africa 2017-01-11 14:08

    By Mohamed Yahya

    Africa’s unique vulnerability to violent extremism

    Africa bears the brunt of lives lost, economies ruined, and relationships fractured by terrorism. It is the continent where al-Qaeda launched its war against the United States in 1998, by bombing the U.S. embassies in Nairobi, Kenya, and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; where Boko Haram kidnapped 276 Nigerian schoolgirls in 2014; and where 147 students were killed in their sleep at Kenya’s Garissa University in 2015.

  • Nigerian army 2017-01-07 05:29

    By Ludovica Iaccino

    Is Boko Haram's insurgency really over, following the Sambisa forest offensive?

    Nigeria claims Sambisa forest offensive 'final crushing of Boko Haram' but attacks blamed on group continue.

  • Boko Haram 2016-12-13 09:43

    A counternarrative for Boko Haram’s victims

    As Nigeria pushes back the violent terrorist group, the millions of victims of that war are in desperate need. Yet one need – resiliency – is being mirrored back to them by one woman’s images of hope.