Boko Haram

Videographic presenting the Boko Haram islamist insurgents in northern Nigeria. Nigeria’s government has said Boko Haram has been virtually defeated, despite persistent attacks against the military and civilians. The country holds presidential and legislative elections on Saturday.VIDEOGRAPHICS

Cameroon: 187 ex-Boko Haram fighters surrender arms

Some 187 Cameroonian former members of the Nigerian jihadist group Boko Haram voluntarily return to their country from Nigeria. They were taken to the base of the Multinational Joint Task Force, set up by Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger.

Nigeria: internally displaced people hope for peace

Ahead of the February 16 parliamentary and presidential elections in Nigeria, citizens of Maiduguri, where many people are living in IDP camps due to Boko Haram attacks, share their hopes.

Cameroon: thousands of Nigerian refugees flee Boko Haram attacks

Thousands of Nigerian citizens have been forced to flee their homes as radical Islamist group Boko Haram wreak havoc in the northeast of Nigeria. Many have crossed the border, into Cameroon. Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is seeking re-election on Saturday 16th February. He came to power in 2015 on a promise to defeat Boko Haram.

Boko Haram

Videographic presenting the Boko Haram islamist insurgents in northern Nigeria. Nigeria’s government has said Boko Haram has been virtually defeated, despite persistent attacks against the military and civilians. The country holds presidential and legislative elections on February 16.VIDEOGRAPHICS

Boko Haram

Videographic presenting the Boko Haram islamist insurgents in northern Nigeria. Nigeria’s government has said Boko Haram has been virtually defeated, despite persistent attacks against the military and civilians. The country holds presidential and legislative elections on February 16.VIDEOGRAPHICS

Nine farmers killed in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

Boko Haram members have killed nine farmers and abducted 12 others in a village in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno, the cradle of the jihadist movement.

Boko Haram kill 12 farmers in Nigeria: militia

Boko Haram jihadists hacked 12 farmers to death as they worked on their fields in the volatile northeastern Nigerian state of Borno, civilian militia told AFP.

Nigerians displaced by Boko Haram face uncertain future

Nigerians displaced by Boko Haram violence continue to flee to IDP camps in the country’s northeast. Unsure whether they will be able to return home as the jihadists continue to launch devastating attacks against military and civilian targets, the displaced start new activities, such as sewing, to get by.

Boko Haram jihadists kill four farmers in NE Nigeria

Four farmers were killed by Boko Haram jihadists outside a key northeast Nigerian city, according to a militia leader and survivor. Residents in the area call for increased security.