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#Boko Haram

# boko-haram - Monday 5 July, 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 10,317 Views 5 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

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

Over 100 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram freed

Mar 21st 2018, 1:22 PM 16,434 Views 14 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Thursday 22 February, 2018

'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 12,944 Views 8 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Thursday 4 January, 2018

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 14,260 Views 4 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Friday 29 December, 2017

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 8,309 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.

# boko-haram - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

'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 8,143 Views 58 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Thursday 20 July, 2017

'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 15,086 Views 11 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Monday 8 May, 2017

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 12,707 Views 21 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Sunday 7 May, 2017

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 16,475 Views 9 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

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 23,659 Views 26 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Sunday 11 December, 2016

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 16,578 Views 66 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

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 10,651 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 - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

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 15,341 Views 23 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Sunday 14 August, 2016

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

Boko Haram releases new video of abducted schoolgirls

Aug 14th 2016, 4:26 PM 24,840 Views 52 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Friday 20 May, 2016

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 26,495 Views 17 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Thursday 19 May, 2016

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 18,900 Views 16 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

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 23,999 Views 15 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Monday 18 April, 2016

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 34,433 Views 25 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Thursday 14 April, 2016

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 21,791 Views 14 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

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 11,124 Views 37 Comments

A further 18 people sustained injuries in the blast.

# boko-haram - Thursday 3 December, 2015

'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 18,066 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.

# boko-haram - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

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 14,143 Views 39 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

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 14,263 Views 116 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

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 16,110 Views 27 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

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 5,466 Views 2 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

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 10,578 Views 41 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Saturday 28 March, 2015

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 12,352 Views 40 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Thursday 12 March, 2015

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 10,240 Views 42 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Sunday 22 February, 2015

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 17,672 Views 73 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Friday 20 February, 2015

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 15,755 Views 24 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

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 13,613 Views 36 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Sunday 18 January, 2015

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 8,812 Views 54 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Thursday 15 January, 2015

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 27,974 Views 39 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Monday 12 January, 2015

"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 15,202 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 27,040 Views 39 Comments

The group killed over 2,000 people last week.

# boko-haram - Sunday 11 January, 2015

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 25,498 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 17,213 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.

# boko-haram - Friday 9 January, 2015

"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 17,428 Views 52 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Thursday 8 January, 2015

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 8,822 Views 57 Comments

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

# boko-haram - Saturday 3 January, 2015

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 10,338 Views 30 Comments

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

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