Tag: Boko Haram

Another Chibok girl given over to the authorities

One of the two Muslim Chibok girls, abducted by Boko Haram, was given over to the authorities in Borno State.

There were 3,462 Christians murdered over the last six months in Nigeria

This year, up until the 18th of July, 3,462 Christians have been murdered by extremists in Nigeria.

Nigerian priest fears more persecution after Boko Haram leader's death

The cleric claims that Islamic State is "gathering and absorbing" Boko Haram groups.

Priest abducted by Boko Haram regains his freedom

An official of the church told Vanguard that “the Bishop will soon communicate with the press on the matter."

At least twenty Nigerians killed in terror attack

Daily Sun reported that the suspected terrorists fired gunshots in Dabna to announce their arrival.

Pastor released by Boko Haram after eight months of captivity

Reverend Polycarp Zongo of the Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN) was released after spending eight months in captivity.

Twelve people killed in attack by suspected Fulani Herdsmen

Violence is yeat again on the rise in the Plateau State

Boko Haram and Islamic State jihadists fight each other for supremacy in Africa

For years, Nigeria has been a battlefield for two branches of jihadist Islam - the Islamic State and Boko Haram.

A student was killed, many others abducted in a college attack in Nigeria

A student was killed and at least ten people were abducted on Thursday from the main campus of Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic in Zairia.

Abubakar Shekau, leader of Boko Haram is dead, say rival militants

The leader of the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, has killed himself, rival Islamist militants said.