Maiduguri (Nigeria), Apr 15, 2014, (AFP)
Heavily armed Islamist gunmen kidnapped a group of girls from a secondary school in northeast Nigeria's Borno state and torched the surrounding town, a local official and a witness informed.
Boko Haram Islamists have kidnapped more than 100 girls from a secondary school in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state, a senior security source told AFP. read more »
Homes destroyed by Boko Haram militants in Bama, Borno State (February 2014)
Boko Haram has been accused of numerous attacks in the north including one last month in Bama, Gunmen have killed 135 civilians in north east Nigeria since Wednesday, a senior official from the region has informed sources.Borno state senator Ahmed Zannah said the killings took place in at least three separate attacks in the state. read more »
OS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Reports of Christians attacked in central and northern Nigeria draw more attention, but in more southerly Benue state Islamic extremists killed at least 205 Christians in the last six months alone, sources said. read more »
(AGI) Maiduguri, Nov 4 - At least 27 people were killed and 12 were injured when their village in northeast Nigeria was attacked by Boko Haram militants, local government sources have reported. At least 300 houses were burned. The gang arrived in trucks and motorcycles near Bama, which Boko Haram has attacked in the past. .
Officials say at least 17 people died in a stampede at an all-night church vigil disrupted by politicking over a contentious November 18, 2013 gubernatorial election in Nigeria’s southeast Anambra State. read more »
These Islamic attacks are daily now and still Obama refuses to designate the jihad group Boko Haram a terrorist group. But tea partiers, vets, counter jihadists ... they are terrorists.
Islamic Attack: 128 Dead in Nigeria State Capital ABC News, October 29, 2013 (AP) By ADAMU ADAMU and MICHELLE FAUL Associated Press
5-hour battle between Islamic extremists and army troops in the capital of Yobe state killed at least 127 people, all but two combatants, according to reports from army and police officers that raise doubts about military claims that they have the upper hand in Nigeria's fight to halt an Islamic uprising in the northeast. read more »