boko haram news

By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 9th, 2013
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RATHER than just cracking down on Boko Haram, the Federal Government should adopt a dual approach to conclusively check the activities of the group, according to former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Obasanjo said more could be done to reach out to the group to find out why its members are carrying out...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 19th, 2012
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Kaduna – Nigerian Muslims fired AK-47 rifles, burned tyres and destroyed at least one church in the northern city of Kaduna on Tuesday, two days after rioting by Christian youths killed 52 people, witnesses said. An explosion also struck a market in Kaduna, residents said, during the latest of ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 18th, 2012
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Kano – Blasts and gunfire on Monday rocked the northeastern Nigerian city of Damaturu, which has previously been hit by heavy violence blamed on Islamist group Boko Haram, residents said. “It all started about 20 minutes ago, and there have been bombings and shootings throughout the city,...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 18th, 2012
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A radical Islamist sect has claimed responsibility for three church attacks that left at least 21 people dead in northern Nigeria. The group known as Boko Haram made the announcement in an email statement received by The Associated Press on Monday. This is the third weekend in a row that the group is...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 22nd, 2012
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Its grip on its members is firm and almost shocking right from day one, but over the years this has helped Boko Haram get its members to hug violence like a second skin In 2005, a young journalist named Ahmad Salkida was living in Maiduguri , in northeastern Nigeria , when one of his mother’s [&helli...