At least 30 nigerian soldiers died in combat with boko haram jihadists who overran a military base in the northeast near the border with niger, two military sources told afp on saturday scores of. Following reports by the federal government that the boko haram insurgency has been technically defeated, the ekiti state governor, mr ayodele fayose, has described the united states' 'country report on terrorism 2016' and the transparency international (ti)report revealing corruption in the military as a confirmation of his stern position that the federal government lied to [. A 2014 human rights watch report documented the abduction of at least 500 women and girls by boko victims of boko haram abduction told human rights watch that they were held captive in.
The islamic state militant group (isis) has reportedly announced a new leader for its west africa branch, which is closely associated with the nigerian extremist group boko haram abu musab al. Witnesses report that the militants torched two-thirds of the homes in the village before they were pushed back by the chadian military as boko haram played an. The evidence presented in this shocking report, one year after the horrific abduction of the chibok girls, underlines the scale and depravity of boko haram's methods, said salil shetty, amnesty international's secretary general.
A nigerian pastor who escaped persecution in his native country told a michigan newspaper that boko haram jihadists set his church and his christian father ablaze, forcing him and his family to flee to america david-olonade segun, who served as a pastor of a church in muslim-majority nigeria, now. Networking relationships of boko haram, and updated data from a previous background report on the group history of boko haram founded in the muslim-dominated northern nigeria in 2002 by mohammed yusuf, boko haram was originally. The islamic state in west african, iswa, a faction that split out of the boko haram sect, is in control of territories in the north-eastern part of the country, according to a report by reuters. Boko haram is known for its extreme ruthlessness and relies on fear and violence to maintain control a recent united nations refugee agency report warned of a sharp increase in women and children.
In its report, they betrayed us the detention of women and girls on the basis that they were allegedly married to boko haram members is unlawful under international human rights law and. This report - a follow up to boko haram - emerging threat to the us homeland, - provides even greater detail on the evolution of boko haram into an. Voa obtained a trove of secret videos made by boko haram that show the atrocities commited against defenseless nigerians at the height of the group's control of northeast nigeria. Nigerian women freed from boko haram captivity are prostituting themselves for food and overdosing on cough syrup due to inadequate provisions in government-run camps, according to a report a.
Boko haram, known for mass kidnappings, bombings, and other acts of terrorism, remains an enduring threat to northern nigeria and the lake chad basin. Boko haram: journey from evil shows that despite being mired in conflict and nearly a decade of suffering, not all is lost in nigeria. The report says that when boko haram attacked towns and villages, it first captured arms and ammunition from police or the army, then attacked civilians, rounding up and executing men of fighting. Boko haram boko haram boko haram saharareporterscom is an outstanding, groundbreaking news website that encourages citizen journalists to report ongoing corruption and government malfeasance. The bbc looks at the militant islamist group boko haram, which is fighting to overthrow the nigerian government and create an islamic state in parts of west africa.
Nigeria failed to act in schoolgirl kidnappings by boko haram, report says image a classroom at the school in dapchi, nigeria, where dozens of school girls were kidnapped by boko haram militants. A recent un report has published sources of funding for the west african terrorist group boko haram the area's cash economy has allowed the group to finance its operations through extortion, charitable donations, smuggling, remittances, and kidnapping, allowing the group to continue their. The only christian girl among the dapchi schoolgirls kidnapped by boko haram last month could have been freed along with as the army then ordered all of the released girls to report to the. Boko haram's split in 2016 saw the emergence of two distinct jihadist movements, with divergent operating methods, in the lake chad region boko haram is no longer a single entity and the.
The islamic state group has named a new leader for boko haram, its affiliate in west africa, according to media reports wednesday the latest issue of al-naba, the islamic state's weekly arabic. A comprehensive report that examines boko haram's extremist rhetoric, leadership, and history of violent activities. About the report the group jama'atu ahlus-sunnah lidda'awati wal jihad, known the world over as boko haram, is an extremist islamic sect in nigeria that has created havoc across the north of.
Fighting between farmers and herdsmen in nigeria has killed more people this year than attacks by the boko haram, a new report by the international crisis group (icg) said at least 1,500 people. A new amnesty international report accuses nigerian soldiers and self-defense forces of raping women rescued from the boko haram extremist group. The violence has further stretched security forces already fighting boko haram insurgents who carry out gun raids and bombings in the northeast.