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#Boko Haram

# boko-haram - Monday 1 December, 2014

There was a 61% increase in terror attacks across the world in a single year
# Terror Attacks
# Terror Attacks

There was a 61% increase in terror attacks across the world in a single year

Dec 1st 2014, 7:15 AM 12,767 Views 42 Comments

A new report has detailed incidents across the world.

# boko-haram - Friday 28 November, 2014

120 killed, hundreds more injured --- as suicide bombers target Nigeria mosque
# Massacre
# Massacre

120 killed, hundreds more injured --- as suicide bombers target Nigeria mosque

Nov 28th 2014, 7:44 PM 11,372 Views 70 Comments

Just days ago, a senior cleric at the mosque issued a call to arms against Boko Haram.

# boko-haram - Monday 10 November, 2014

Suicide bomber disguised in school uniform kills 48 students at assembly
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Suicide bomber disguised in school uniform kills 48 students at assembly

Nov 10th 2014, 10:40 PM 8,882 Views 26 Comments

Today’s high school attack is the latest by Boko Haram militants.

# boko-haram - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Nobody knows what will happen if Boko Haram does release kidnapped schoolgirls
# Confusion
# Confusion

Nobody knows what will happen if Boko Haram does release kidnapped schoolgirls

Oct 25th 2014, 10:15 AM 11,465 Views 8 Comments

There are still 219 girls missing from their hometown of Chibok.

# boko-haram - Friday 17 October, 2014

Schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram could finally be released
# Ceasefire
# Ceasefire

Schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram could finally be released

Oct 17th 2014, 4:07 PM 7,818 Views 12 Comments

Nigerian’s government claims a ceasefire has been agreed.

# boko-haram - Monday 8 September, 2014

Panic as people flee to escape dangerous Boko Haram fighters
# Fears
# Fears

Panic as people flee to escape dangerous Boko Haram fighters

Sep 8th 2014, 10:53 PM 7,755 Views 28 Comments

The Cameroon army has killed more than 100 Boko Haram fighters, their government said.

# boko-haram - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

10-year-old girl 'strapped with explosives' arrested in Nigeria
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

10-year-old girl 'strapped with explosives' arrested in Nigeria

Jul 30th 2014, 6:06 PM 14,128 Views 118 Comments

Meanwhile, Nigerian authorities say a suicide bomber killed six people in Kano city today.

# boko-haram - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

11 parents of kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls have died since their abduction
# Taking A Toll
# Taking A Toll

11 parents of kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls have died since their abduction

Jul 23rd 2014, 4:36 PM 18,370 Views 26 Comments

One father reportedly died repeating his kidnapped daughters’ names.

# boko-haram - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

It has been 100 days since the Nigerian schoolgirls were abducted
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

It has been 100 days since the Nigerian schoolgirls were abducted

Jul 22nd 2014, 7:06 PM 8,000 Views 26 Comments

A timeline of what has happened since 14 April.

# boko-haram - Monday 30 June, 2014

Church attacks leave 54 dead in northeast Nigeria ahead of World Cup match
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

Church attacks leave 54 dead in northeast Nigeria ahead of World Cup match

Jun 30th 2014, 4:25 PM 6,704 Views 26 Comments

Authorities have blamed the attacks on Boko Haram.

# boko-haram - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Explosion at crowded shopping centre kills 21 in Nigerian capital
# Blast
# Blast

Explosion at crowded shopping centre kills 21 in Nigerian capital

Jun 25th 2014, 10:11 PM 9,351 Views 51 Comments

Another 17 people were injured in the blast.

# boko-haram - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Boko Haram have abducted another SIXTY women and girls
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Boko Haram have abducted another SIXTY women and girls

Jun 24th 2014, 6:19 PM 17,207 Views 89 Comments

The militant group has been holding over 200 schoolgirls captive since mid-April.

# boko-haram - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

At least 21 dead in bomb attack on World Cup viewing centre in Nigeria
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

At least 21 dead in bomb attack on World Cup viewing centre in Nigeria

Jun 18th 2014, 2:48 PM 4,527 Views 20 Comments

The blast was the latest in a series at football viewing centres in Nigeria blamed on Boko Haram militants.

# boko-haram - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Boko Haram kidnap 20 women close to where 300 schoolgirls were abducted in April
# Thousands Killed
# Thousands Killed

Boko Haram kidnap 20 women close to where 300 schoolgirls were abducted in April

Jun 10th 2014, 10:00 AM 5,480 Views 12 Comments

Eyewitnesses say the women were forced into vehicles at gunpoint.

# boko-haram - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Nigerian authorities 'furious' parents of four girls failed to say children had safely returned
# Hostages
# Hostages

Nigerian authorities 'furious' parents of four girls failed to say children had safely returned

May 29th 2014, 9:22 AM 12,842 Views 23 Comments

Authorities have revised down number of girls kidnapped. There are 219 girls still missing.

# boko-haram - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Nigeria says it's located missing schoolgirls, but won't use force to rescue them
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

Nigeria says it's located missing schoolgirls, but won't use force to rescue them

May 27th 2014, 9:37 AM 7,264 Views 23 Comments

“The good news for the girls is that we know where they are but we cannot tell you,” the country’s top military official told reporters.

# boko-haram - Friday 23 May, 2014

US says no one else is helping find abducted girls in Nigeria - despite help from Britain, France, Israel
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

US says no one else is helping find abducted girls in Nigeria - despite help from Britain, France, Israel

May 23rd 2014, 8:57 AM 8,700 Views 57 Comments

China has also offered its assistance, while the United Nations imposed sanctions on Boko Haram

# boko-haram - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

"Cruel and evil" twin car bomb attack kills 46 in Nigeria
# Deadly Blasts
# Deadly Blasts

"Cruel and evil" twin car bomb attack kills 46 in Nigeria

May 20th 2014, 8:20 PM 6,012 Views 8 Comments

The incident could stoke fears about security in the country.

# boko-haram - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Countries 'declare war' on Boko Haram over abducted girls
# Paris Meeting
# Paris Meeting

Countries 'declare war' on Boko Haram over abducted girls

May 17th 2014, 7:54 PM 16,223 Views 62 Comments

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan met his counterparts from neighbouring countries to approve an action plan today.

Boko Haram kill one Chinese worker and kidnap 10 others in Cameroon
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Boko Haram kill one Chinese worker and kidnap 10 others in Cameroon

May 17th 2014, 12:46 PM 6,847 Views 60 Comments

The militants stormed an encampment used by Chinese road workers last night.

Abducted schoolgirls: Nigerian, French, UK and US officials meet for Paris summit
# Strategy Talks
# Strategy Talks

Abducted schoolgirls: Nigerian, French, UK and US officials meet for Paris summit

May 17th 2014, 7:20 AM 3,870 Views 13 Comments

French President Francois Hollande spoke by phone to Barack Obama last night, ahead of the meeting.

# boko-haram - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Is the government ignoring people who lose discretionary medical cards?
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Is the government ignoring people who lose discretionary medical cards?

May 13th 2014, 9:00 AM 4,976 Views 19 Comments

That’s the argument Sinn Féin will make in the Dáil today.

US flying 'manned missions' in search of abducted Nigeria girls
# Bring Back Our Girls
# Bring Back Our Girls

US flying 'manned missions' in search of abducted Nigeria girls

May 13th 2014, 8:02 AM 5,406 Views 27 Comments

The Lagos Government dismissed a prisoner-swap offer from the Boko Haram kidnappers.

# boko-haram - Monday 12 May, 2014

New Boko Haram video claims to show missing Nigerian schoolgirls
# Abducted
# Abducted

New Boko Haram video claims to show missing Nigerian schoolgirls

May 12th 2014, 12:04 PM 9,356 Views 35 Comments

A total of 276 girls were abducted on April 14 from the northeastern town of Chibok, 223 are still missing.

# boko-haram - Sunday 11 May, 2014

David Cameron told to "shut up" on telly, then ripped to shreds on Twitter
# Bring Back Our Girls
From The Daily Edge
# Bring Back Our Girls

David Cameron told to "shut up" on telly, then ripped to shreds on Twitter

May 11th 2014, 1:17 PM 41,029 Views 32 Comments

The British PM appeared on the Andrew Marr show this morning and spoke about the Nigerian kidnappings.

# boko-haram - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Nigeria "failed to act" on warnings over Boko Haram kidnappings
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

Nigeria "failed to act" on warnings over Boko Haram kidnappings

May 10th 2014, 1:20 PM 7,260 Views 41 Comments

Amnesty International says that security forces knew about the attack four hours before it happened.

Abducted schoolgirls: Michelle Obama to deliver White House address
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Abducted schoolgirls: Michelle Obama to deliver White House address

May 10th 2014, 7:27 AM 8,894 Views 46 Comments

The UN Security Council has condemned the abduction of more than 200 Nigerian girls, abducted by Boko Haram three weeks ago.

# boko-haram - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Dublin rally to 'bring back our girls' missing in Nigeria
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

Dublin rally to 'bring back our girls' missing in Nigeria

May 7th 2014, 6:45 AM 7,488 Views 28 Comments

The protest is to raise awareness about the missing 220 students taken from a school in Chibok.

# boko-haram - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

US offers help as UNICEF condemns Nigerian schoolgirl kidnappings
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

US offers help as UNICEF condemns Nigerian schoolgirl kidnappings

May 6th 2014, 9:33 PM 6,067 Views 12 Comments

John Kerry made a phone call today to Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, just hours after it was revealed that eight more girls had been taken.

# boko-haram - Monday 5 May, 2014

'I will sell them in the market' - Boko Haram leader admits to abducting 223 schoolgirls
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

'I will sell them in the market' - Boko Haram leader admits to abducting 223 schoolgirls

May 5th 2014, 9:38 PM 50,269 Views 107 Comments

There are fears some of the girls were sold as brides for as little as $12.

# boko-haram - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls reportedly sold into marriages
# Bring Back Our Girls
# Bring Back Our Girls

Kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls reportedly sold into marriages

Apr 30th 2014, 10:19 PM 17,962 Views 43 Comments

Around 220 schoolgirls are still missing after being abducted by Islamic extremist group Boko Haram.

# boko-haram - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

234 girls kidnapped by Islamic extremists in Nigeria
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

234 girls kidnapped by Islamic extremists in Nigeria

Apr 22nd 2014, 3:00 PM 15,048 Views 78 Comments

The girls are all missing from a school that was attacked by Boko Haram last week.

# boko-haram - Monday 14 April, 2014

Death toll in Nigeria bus station bombs rises to 71
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

Death toll in Nigeria bus station bombs rises to 71

Apr 14th 2014, 11:21 AM 4,942 Views 14 Comments

President Goodluck Jonathan is on his way to the scene, where a further 124 commuters were injured.

# boko-haram - Thursday 27 February, 2014

37 dead after militia launch three separate attacks
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

37 dead after militia launch three separate attacks

Feb 27th 2014, 9:30 PM 5,794 Views 18 Comments

The attack came the day after students were killed at a boardingg school in Yobe state.

# boko-haram - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Students hacked to death and burned alive at their secondary school
# Islamic Militants
# Islamic Militants

Students hacked to death and burned alive at their secondary school

Feb 26th 2014, 11:19 AM 24,777 Views 104 Comments

Islamic militants set fire to a locked dormitory at the school in Nigeria and shot and killed anyone who tried to escape.

# boko-haram - Saturday 6 July, 2013

30 killed in vicious attack on school in northeast Nigeria
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

30 killed in vicious attack on school in northeast Nigeria

Jul 6th 2013, 1:11 PM 7,274 Views 41 Comments

Some pupils were burned alive and others shot dead in the latest school attack blamed on a radical terror group Boko Haram.

# boko-haram - Monday 22 April, 2013

'Dozens' killed in Nigeria gun battles
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

'Dozens' killed in Nigeria gun battles

Apr 22nd 2013, 1:52 PM 4,144 Views 18 Comments

Mobile phone network coverage in some parts of Borno was crippled last year after an Islamic group burned down a series of telecommunication masts.

# boko-haram - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Seven French holidaymakers kidnapped in Cameroon
# Kidnapped
# Kidnapped

Seven French holidaymakers kidnapped in Cameroon

Feb 19th 2013, 7:17 PM 4,118 Views 9 Comments

A family of French citizens, including four children, have been kidnapped by a Nigerian terrorist group suspected to be Boko Haram.

# boko-haram - Sunday 14 October, 2012

Gang in police uniforms kills 21 people at Nigerian mosque
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Gang in police uniforms kills 21 people at Nigerian mosque

Oct 14th 2012, 5:08 PM 5,551 Views 18 Comments

The attack is thought to be the latest in a long and bloody conflict between Christian and Muslim mobs.