Tag: Boko Haram

Fleeing Boko Haram – nowhere to run, nowhere to hide

    More than 2.5million people displaced in unprecedented humanitarian disaster  By Illia Djadi — Originally published in World Watch Monitor  A special report by IRIN, built on field visits to Nigeria’s north-eastern region which the military has re-taken from the Boko Haram insurgency, reveals an unprecedented humanitarian disaster in […]

Nigeria: Boko Haram suicide bombers kill 40 in blasts

Originally published in The New York Times Suicide bombers, some screaming “God is great,” killed at least 40 people in two northeastern Nigerian states Wednesday, including explosions in two mosques, officials and witnesses said. All the bombers died. Earlier, Boko Haram Islamic extremists had attacked a rural military camp in northeastern […]

Boko Haram days are numbered – Nigerian Military

The Acting Director, Defence Information, Rabe Abubakar, has reiterated that the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria would soon end. Abubakar, a colonel, made this declaration when a group of journalists visited him in his office at the Defence Headquarters, Abuja on Monday. The defence spokesperson, according to a statement by […]

Freed Boko Haram hostages praise God for survival

Originally published in Christianity Today The freed hostages of Boko Haram who were recently rescued by the Nigerian army have recounted the terrifying ordeals they suffered at the hands of the Islamic extremists, and they are thanking God for their survival. “We just have to give praise to God that […]