Nigerian villagers flee after Boko Haram raid

Thousands of residents have fled their village in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, fearing renewed attacks by Boko Haram after a recent raid by the jihadists.

Five years after Boko Haram kidnap, Chibok girls still missing

Chibok residents commemorate the five year anniversary of the kidnapping of schoolgirls on April 14, 2014, when Boko Haram gunmen stormed the Chibok girls’ boarding school, kidnapping 276 pupils aged 12-17.

Boko Haram displaced forgotten amid Nigerian election fever

Residents of the Malkohi formal and informal settlement outside Yola, in Nigeria’s north east, feel forgotten as the country gets ready for its election. Many have lived in these camps for more than five years after they were forced to flee their homes in Gwoza during the Boko Haram insurgency. The jihadist group has killed an estimated 27,000 people and displaced 1.8 million others over the past decade despite efforts by the Nigerian government to eradicate them.

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.