Boko haram in nigeria
Lagos, nigeria-- boko haram extremists have returned 76 of the 110 girls abducted from their nigeria boarding school a month ago with an ominous warning, witnesses said wednesday. A nigerian church leader who fled persecution and is now living in the united states recently shared boko haram kidnapped over 100 schoolgirls from a secondary. Calabar, nigeria—a month after boko haram kidnapped 110 girls from their secondary school in the northeastern nigeria town of daphi, the terrorists have returned 104 of their victims to the same area where they were seized. Terror group boko haram has kidnapped more than 1000 children in nigeria since 2013, unicef said friday ahead of the four-year anniversary of the chibok schoolgirls abductions.
Lagos: more than 1,000 people held captive in northeastern nigeria by the extremist group boko haram have been rescued, nigeria’s military said monday. Boko haram extremists returned almost all of the 110 girls abducted from their nigeria boarding school a month ago with an ominous warning, witnesses said wednesday. Breaking news updates from nigeria on football, president buhari, boko haram, the economy and lagos.
Lagos, nigeria — boko haram extremists returned most of the 110 girls they kidnapped a month ago from their school in northeastern nigeria, the nigerian government said wednesday fighters from the militant group drove into the northern town of dapchi in nine vans and dropped the girls off. Follow the latest boko haram news stories and headlines get breaking news alerts when you download the abc news app and subscribe to boko haram notifications. Boko haram fighters attacked a military base in the cashew plantation area at the entrance to the city with suicide bombers, mortars and guns, leading to a prolonged battle, a senior military officer in maiduguri said.
The unexpected return of the girls may turn out to be a major propaganda coup for boko haram, although some girls are still missing, and the group warned the girls to never go back to school again. Women have suffered violence and abuse by boko haram, but they are not only victims: some joined the jihadists voluntarily, others fight the insurgency, or work in relief and reconciliation. The islamist militant group boko haram has released 13 people who were kidnapped in north-eastern nigeria last year, the government says they include 10 women seized during an attack on a police convoy and three lecturers from maiduguri taken during an oil exploration trip president muhammadu.
The nigerian government has confirmed that 110 girls remain unaccounted for after suspected boko haram insurgents attacked their school.
- Free at last: 700 men, women and children abducted by boko haram in nigeria have escaped from captivity more than 700 people escaped from captivity, a nigerian army spokesman said.
- A gun attack by the terror group boko haram in northeastern nigeria on sunday night left 18 people dead and wounded 84, according to state emergency officials.
- The terrorist group boko haram shocked the world when they kidnapped 276 schoolgirls from the town of chibok in nigeria.
A man walks past burnt out houses following an attack by boko haram on dalori village photograph: jossy ola/ap scores of people, including children, have been killed in a nigerian town by boko haram fighters who shot at villagers and set fire to their homes in the latest deadly attack by the. Boko haram is the islamic sect that have emanated from the northern part of nigeria agitating for cancellation of western education in nigeria and also to. The schoolgirls kidnapped by the boko haram jihadist group in dapchi, northeastern nigeria, were reunited with their families on sunday after spending nearly five weeks in captivity. The nigerian military offensive against the increasingly violent threat of boko haram is looking like it's moving forward full swing over 90 fundamentalists were killed within 48 hours (they claim) in offensive operations conducted in borno and yobe states, on or around the 23rd and 24th of october.Get file