Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Boko Haram

Kidnapped schoolgirl comes home after 7 years with husband and two kids

Mass kidnappings remain a problem in northern Nigeria, with hundreds of pupils snatched this year alone.

Boko Haram leader ‘kills self’ in fight with rival jihadists

Boko Haram has not yet officially commented on the death of their leader while the Nigerian army says it is investigating the claim.

Chad’s president killed in battle with rebels after 30 years in power

The announcement of his death came a day after provisional election results projected he would win a sixth term in office.

Over 300 kidnapped schoolgirls still missing as Nigerian security forces search forests

Rumours circulated on social media on Sunday that the girls had been released, but they turned out to be false.

344 Nigerian schoolboys released after mass kidnapping

It remains unclear if all the abducted schoolboys have been released, amid ongoing uncertainty over the number taken in the first place.

Boko Haram claims kidnapping of Nigerian students

The same group was behind the 2014 abduction of hundreds of schoolgirls in Chibok.

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