Boko haram (usually translated as western education is a sin), is a militant islamist organization based in northern nigeria founded by mohammed yusuf in 2002, the organization seeks to establish an islamic state in nigeria. Narrative summary boko haram was founded in 2002 when mohammad yusuf opened a religious complex with an islamic school in maiduguri, nigeria, which attracted students from poor muslim families across the country. These are external links and will open in a new window more than a dozen people have been killed after getting caught in a clash between suspected boko haram militants and soldiers in northern. The unicef reports that one in five suicide bombers used by boko haram has been a child find out more about boko haram. A boko haram faction, islamic state west africa provence (iswap), has given the reason it released the girls kidnapped from the government girls' technical college, dapchi in yobe state.
By adebayo akinloye the commander of the united states’ special operations command africa, maj gen marcus hicks has described boko haram as the most lethal terror organisation in the. The un says it has allocated 11 million dollars (about n4 billion) to help 60,000 internally displaced people in borno and other humanitarian operations in north-east nigeria. Maiduguri, nigeria -- nigeria's boko haram extremists attacked two villages on the outskirts of the northeastern city of maiduguri late sunday, killing at least 15 people, the military said monday the militants tried. Members of the radical islamist group boko haram burned children alive as part of an assault in nigeria that killed 86 people, a survivor of the attack alleged the incident happened saturday night in the village of dalori in northeastern nigeria two nearby camps housing 25,000 people who have.
The only christian among the schoolgirls kidnapped in dapchi, yobe state, last month, will not be released as she has been enslaved by boko haram, saharareporters has learned. Nigeria’s air force says that it believes it has killed one of the wives of boko haram leader abubakar shekau in an airstrike the air force bombed a meeting of a “large number of bhts [boko haram terrorists]” on october 19 southeast of maiduguri—the capital of nigeria’s northeast borno. A mass kidnapping at a boarding school in northeastern nigeria this week has raised fears of a repeat of the 2014 abduction of students in chibok.
Boko haram - get latest news on boko haram read breaking news on boko haram updated and published at zee news. After suspected boko haram militants launched a brutal attack in the town of rann in nigeria's northeastern borno state thursday, killing several people including aid workers, doctors without borders has pulled out of the town the departure is sure to be a blow to the tens of thousands of displaced.
The nigerian military rescued 76 schoolgirls and recovered the bodies of two others on wednesday, after the students went missing during a boko haram attack on a village, three parents, a resident and a local government official told reuters. Boko haram جماعة أهل السنة للدعوة والجهاد group of the people of sunnah for preaching and jihad participant in the boko haram insurgency and the war on terror.
But a study published this week indicates that the world’s deadliest terrorist organization actually operates thousands of miles south of paris boko haram. Boko haram insurgents launched coordinated assaults on a nigerian military base and villages close to a regional capital on monday, a brazen operation that left at least 20 people dead just weeks after the government confirmed it was in talks with a breakaway faction of the extremist group. Chibok schoolgirls kidnapping boko haram has also been known to kidnap girls, whom it believes should not be educated, and use them as cooks or sex slaves. Boko haram fighters stormed a village in northeast nigeria and murdered two civilians, while six people were killed in an attack in northern cameroon, a local resident and security sources told afp on monday.
Soldiers free 54 women and 95 children abducted by boko haram in the country's northeast, says army spokesman. As many as 100 of the 270 chibok girls abducted from their school in april 2014 are still believed to be held captive by boko haram. Boko haram militants attack a base in borno state with automatic weapons, rocket-propelled grenades and gun trucks. One hundred and ten girls are missing after an attack on a school in northeast nigeria by suspected boko haram insurgents, the information ministry said on sunday, in what may be one of the largest abductions since the chibok kidnappings of 2014.