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#Boko Haram

# boko-haram - Last year 2021

Gunmen kidnap 140 school students in northwest Nigeria
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Gunmen kidnap 140 school students in northwest Nigeria

Jul 5th 2021, 3:45 PM 10,326 Views 5 Comments

The abduction is the latest in a series of similar incidents across northwest and central Nigeria.

# boko-haram - All time

Over 100 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram freed
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Over 100 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram freed

Mar 21st 2018, 1:22 PM 16,444 Views 13 Comments

110 schoolgirls in Dapchi, northeast Nigeria were kidnapped just over a month ago.

'Some' girls kidnapped from school by Boko Haram freed by 'gallant officers'
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

'Some' girls kidnapped from school by Boko Haram freed by 'gallant officers'

Feb 22nd 2018, 7:11 AM 12,950 Views 8 Comments

“The rescued girls are now in the custody of the Nigerian Army.”

Chibok girl abducted by Boko Haram in 2014 rescued
# Kidnappings
# Kidnappings

Chibok girl abducted by Boko Haram in 2014 rescued

Jan 4th 2018, 8:10 PM 14,267 Views 4 Comments

News of the rescue comes after weeks of relentless attacks by Boko Haram in the northeast.

Boko Haram used 135 children in 'perverse death missions' this year
# Suicide Attacks
# Suicide Attacks

Boko Haram used 135 children in 'perverse death missions' this year

Dec 29th 2017, 8:15 PM 8,320 Views 4 Comments

Children in Nigeria and the Chad Basin are being viewed with increasing paranoia at checkpoints as they are thought to be the carriers of explosives.

'The roof was blown off': At least 50 killed in suicide bombing at Nigerian mosque
# Mubi
# Mubi

'The roof was blown off': At least 50 killed in suicide bombing at Nigerian mosque

Nov 21st 2017, 12:01 PM 8,151 Views 58 Comments

“It was when the prayers were on that he set off his explosives,” a police spokesperson said.

'They beat me with an electric cable, while throwing water on me at the same time'
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

'They beat me with an electric cable, while throwing water on me at the same time'

Jul 20th 2017, 6:15 AM 15,099 Views 11 Comments

People accused of supporting Boko Haram are being brutally tortured in Cameroon.

Girls freed from Boko Haram will be cared for - Nigerian president
# Bring Back Our Girls
# Bring Back Our Girls

Girls freed from Boko Haram will be cared for - Nigerian president

May 8th 2017, 10:08 AM 12,718 Views 20 Comments

The president has promised to support their “education, health, security and general well-being”.

82 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 have been released
# Prisoner Swap
# Prisoner Swap

82 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 have been released

May 7th 2017, 8:18 AM 16,495 Views 9 Comments

They were exchanged for a number of Boko Haram fighters held by authorities in Nigeria.

A military jet has mistakenly bombed a homeless camp in Nigeria
# Air Strike
# Air Strike

A military jet has mistakenly bombed a homeless camp in Nigeria

Jan 17th 2017, 6:50 PM 23,673 Views 26 Comments

At least 52 people have been killed and another 120 injured.

Girls 'aged seven or eight' used as bombs in Nigerian market
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

Girls 'aged seven or eight' used as bombs in Nigerian market

Dec 11th 2016, 4:32 PM 16,581 Views 66 Comments

“She headed toward the poultry sellers, and then detonated her explosives belt.”

Children are disappearing and starving to death in northeastern Nigeria
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

Children are disappearing and starving to death in northeastern Nigeria

Nov 15th 2016, 12:43 PM 10,657 Views 16 Comments

It’s now feared that studies which showed a drop in the number of Nigerian children at risk is actually caused by children disappearing.

Boko Haram leader 'fatally wounded' in army airstrike
# Abubakar Shekau
# Abubakar Shekau

Boko Haram leader 'fatally wounded' in army airstrike

Aug 23rd 2016, 8:19 AM 15,363 Views 23 Comments

The army said that three other key figures were also killed.

Boko Haram releases new video of abducted schoolgirls
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Boko Haram releases new video of abducted schoolgirls

Aug 14th 2016, 4:26 PM 24,860 Views 52 Comments

The kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls from Chibok in April 2014 provoked global outrage.

Questions raised about Nigerian woman after claim she was among 219 kidnapped girls
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

Questions raised about Nigerian woman after claim she was among 219 kidnapped girls

May 20th 2016, 7:20 PM 26,515 Views 17 Comments

A campaign group said today the 19-year-old was not on the list.

The second of the 219 abducted Nigerian schoolgirls has been found
# Rescued
# Rescued

The second of the 219 abducted Nigerian schoolgirls has been found

May 19th 2016, 10:53 PM 18,905 Views 16 Comments

Army spokesman Colonel Sani Usman “has confirmed the rescue of another Chibok girl this evening”, a statement said.

First of 219 abducted Nigerian schoolgirls found in the woods
# Chibok
# Chibok

First of 219 abducted Nigerian schoolgirls found in the woods

May 18th 2016, 3:48 PM 24,009 Views 15 Comments

The abductions in 2014 caused outrage in Nigeria and across the world.

Irish-born UN Ambassador's motorcade hits and kills boy
# Cameroon
# Cameroon

Irish-born UN Ambassador's motorcade hits and kills boy

Apr 18th 2016, 8:36 PM 34,441 Views 25 Comments

A jeep in her motorcade hit the boy. She offered the boy’s family ‘profound condolences and our grief and heartbreak’.

Two years on, video appears to show schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Two years on, video appears to show schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram

Apr 14th 2016, 9:32 PM 21,796 Views 14 Comments

More than 200 girls were abducted from a secondary school in Chibok on 14 April 2014.

Women disguised as men kill 22 people in mosque suicide bombing
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Women disguised as men kill 22 people in mosque suicide bombing

Mar 16th 2016, 1:01 PM 11,127 Views 38 Comments

A further 18 people sustained injuries in the blast.

'Prostitution happens a lot, but what can you do? You have to eat'
# Women And War
# Women And War

'Prostitution happens a lot, but what can you do? You have to eat'

Dec 3rd 2015, 6:00 AM 18,099 Views 26 Comments

A new report identifies that women and girls with disabilities are “a particularly at risk group for sexual violence” during humanitarian crises.

Two major bomb attacks leave more than 30 dead in two days
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Two major bomb attacks leave more than 30 dead in two days

Nov 18th 2015, 5:46 PM 14,154 Views 39 Comments

The number killed in the attack this evening is unclear at this time.

Woman gives birth on board migrant boat in the Mediterranean
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Woman gives birth on board migrant boat in the Mediterranean

Oct 20th 2015, 4:19 PM 14,272 Views 116 Comments

The 25-year-old mother was making her way to Europe from Cameroon.

Six killed as 12-year-old girl used as a bomb
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

Six killed as 12-year-old girl used as a bomb

Aug 25th 2015, 1:05 PM 16,128 Views 27 Comments

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the bus park bombing but it bore the hallmarks of Boko Haram.

300 rescued from Boko Haram, but none are the Chibok schoolgirls
# Bring Back Our Girls
# Bring Back Our Girls

300 rescued from Boko Haram, but none are the Chibok schoolgirls

Apr 29th 2015, 7:56 AM 5,475 Views 2 Comments

200 abducted girls and 93 women was rescued after the Nigeria army attacked one of the group’s camps.

Empire State Building to turn red and purple for #BringBackOurGirls campaign
# Bringbackourgirls
# Bringbackourgirls

Empire State Building to turn red and purple for #BringBackOurGirls campaign

Apr 14th 2015, 5:00 PM 10,586 Views 39 Comments

One year on, the 219 schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria are still missing

Boko Haram militants shoot Nigerian voters dead at polling stations
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

Boko Haram militants shoot Nigerian voters dead at polling stations

Mar 28th 2015, 1:17 PM 12,373 Views 40 Comments

Militant group Boko Haram followed through on a warning to disrupt the process.

ISIS have accepted that 'pledge of allegiance' from Boko Haram
# Terror Groups
# Terror Groups

ISIS have accepted that 'pledge of allegiance' from Boko Haram

Mar 12th 2015, 9:39 PM 10,245 Views 42 Comments

Security analysts say the pledge may only have propaganda value in the short term – but could lead to closer links.

Six die after young girl used as "suicide" bomber
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Six die after young girl used as "suicide" bomber

Feb 22nd 2015, 3:38 PM 17,678 Views 73 Comments

Women have even been banned from attending markets due to this sort of attack.

This map shows what Africa's deadliest terror group may be planning next
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

This map shows what Africa's deadliest terror group may be planning next

Feb 20th 2015, 6:15 AM 15,757 Views 24 Comments

The group’s activities are shifting east and concentrating on border areas.

Boko Haram leader taunts African kings: "I challenge you to attack me now"
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Boko Haram leader taunts African kings: "I challenge you to attack me now"

Jan 21st 2015, 3:06 PM 13,628 Views 36 Comments

Hundreds are feared to have been killed in the group’s latest attacks.

Boko Haram kidnap 60 people, mostly women and children, in cross-border attack
# Cameroon
# Cameroon

Boko Haram kidnap 60 people, mostly women and children, in cross-border attack

Jan 18th 2015, 7:42 PM 8,819 Views 54 Comments

The Islamist militants ‘burst into two villages and torched homes’.

These images show the devastation caused by Boko Haram
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

These images show the devastation caused by Boko Haram

Jan 15th 2015, 7:12 PM 27,978 Views 39 Comments

The group is believed to have killed as many as 2,000 people in the last weeks.

"It is corpses everywhere": Survivors of Boko Haram attacks describe the horror they've seen
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

"It is corpses everywhere": Survivors of Boko Haram attacks describe the horror they've seen

Jan 12th 2015, 8:35 PM 15,220 Views 28 Comments

The militant group is responsible for the deaths of around 2,000 people.

Explainer: What is Boko Haram and why can't Nigeria stop them?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: What is Boko Haram and why can't Nigeria stop them?

Jan 12th 2015, 3:15 PM 27,082 Views 39 Comments

The group killed over 2,000 people last week.

Boko Haram use 10-year-old girl suicide bomber in attack outside market
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Boko Haram use 10-year-old girl suicide bomber in attack outside market

Jan 11th 2015, 4:50 PM 25,505 Views 95 Comments

Witnesses said the girl may not have known what exactly was strapped to her body under her hijab.

'Thousands' feared killed in Boko Haram terror attack
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

'Thousands' feared killed in Boko Haram terror attack

Jan 11th 2015, 10:23 AM 17,231 Views 41 Comments

An Amnesty International statement said there were reports the town of Baga was razed and that as many as 2,000 people were killed.

"I saw them kill my father, they slaughtered him like a ram"
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

"I saw them kill my father, they slaughtered him like a ram"

Jan 9th 2015, 7:48 PM 17,448 Views 52 Comments

Boko Haram killed as many as 2,000 in their latest attacks.

Boko Haram raze 16 towns, kill at least 100
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Boko Haram raze 16 towns, kill at least 100

Jan 8th 2015, 8:29 PM 8,829 Views 57 Comments

The attack comes as President Goodluck Jonathan kicked off his campaign for re-election.

Islamic extremists Boko Haram have seized 40 men and boys
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Islamic extremists Boko Haram have seized 40 men and boys

Jan 3rd 2015, 4:45 PM 10,341 Views 30 Comments

The attack occurred in the northeast of Nigeria on New Year’s Eve

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