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#Boko Haram

From TheJournal.ie Over 100 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram freed Nigeria

Over 100 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram freed

110 schoolgirls in Dapchi, northeast Nigeria were kidnapped just over a month ago.

From TheJournal.ie 'Some' girls kidnapped from school by Boko Haram freed by 'gallant officers' Boko Haram

'Some' girls kidnapped from school by Boko Haram freed by 'gallant officers'

“The rescued girls are now in the custody of the Nigerian Army.”

From TheJournal.ie Chibok girl abducted by Boko Haram in 2014 rescued Kidnappings

Chibok girl abducted by Boko Haram in 2014 rescued

News of the rescue comes after weeks of relentless attacks by Boko Haram in the northeast.

From TheJournal.ie Boko Haram used 135 children in 'perverse death missions' this year Suicide Attacks

Boko Haram used 135 children in 'perverse death missions' this year

Children in Nigeria and the Chad Basin are being viewed with increasing paranoia at checkpoints as they are thought to be the carriers of explosives.

From TheJournal.ie 'The roof was blown off': At least 50 killed in suicide bombing at Nigerian mosque Mubi

'The roof was blown off': At least 50 killed in suicide bombing at Nigerian mosque

“It was when the prayers were on that he set off his explosives,” a police spokesperson said.

From TheJournal.ie 'They beat me with an electric cable, while throwing water on me at the same time' Boko Haram

'They beat me with an electric cable, while throwing water on me at the same time'

People accused of supporting Boko Haram are being brutally tortured in Cameroon.

From TheJournal.ie Girls freed from Boko Haram will be cared for - Nigerian president Bring Back Our Girls

Girls freed from Boko Haram will be cared for - Nigerian president

The president has promised to support their “education, health, security and general well-being”.

From TheJournal.ie 82 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 have been released Prisoner Swap

82 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 have been released

They were exchanged for a number of Boko Haram fighters held by authorities in Nigeria.

From TheJournal.ie A military jet has mistakenly bombed a homeless camp in Nigeria Air Strike

A military jet has mistakenly bombed a homeless camp in Nigeria

At least 52 people have been killed and another 120 injured.

From TheJournal.ie Girls 'aged seven or eight' used as bombs in Nigerian market Boko Haram

Girls 'aged seven or eight' used as bombs in Nigerian market

“She headed toward the poultry sellers, and then detonated her explosives belt.”

From TheJournal.ie Children are disappearing and starving to death in northeastern Nigeria Boko Haram

Children are disappearing and starving to death in northeastern Nigeria

It’s now feared that studies which showed a drop in the number of Nigerian children at risk is actually caused by children disappearing.

From TheJournal.ie Boko Haram leader 'fatally wounded' in army airstrike Abubakar Shekau

Boko Haram leader 'fatally wounded' in army airstrike

The army said that three other key figures were also killed.

From TheJournal.ie Boko Haram releases new video of abducted schoolgirls Nigeria

Boko Haram releases new video of abducted schoolgirls

The kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls from Chibok in April 2014 provoked global outrage.

From TheJournal.ie Questions raised about Nigerian woman after claim she was among 219 kidnapped girls Boko Haram

Questions raised about Nigerian woman after claim she was among 219 kidnapped girls

A campaign group said today the 19-year-old was not on the list.

From TheJournal.ie The second of the 219 abducted Nigerian schoolgirls has been found Rescued

The second of the 219 abducted Nigerian schoolgirls has been found

Army spokesman Colonel Sani Usman “has confirmed the rescue of another Chibok girl this evening”, a statement said.

From TheJournal.ie First of 219 abducted Nigerian schoolgirls found in the woods Chibok

First of 219 abducted Nigerian schoolgirls found in the woods

The abductions in 2014 caused outrage in Nigeria and across the world.

From TheJournal.ie Irish-born UN Ambassador's motorcade hits and kills boy Cameroon

Irish-born UN Ambassador's motorcade hits and kills boy

A jeep in her motorcade hit the boy. She offered the boy’s family ‘profound condolences and our grief and heartbreak’.

From TheJournal.ie Two years on, video appears to show schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram Nigeria

Two years on, video appears to show schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram

More than 200 girls were abducted from a secondary school in Chibok on 14 April 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Women disguised as men kill 22 people in mosque suicide bombing Nigeria

Women disguised as men kill 22 people in mosque suicide bombing

A further 18 people sustained injuries in the blast.

From TheJournal.ie 'Prostitution happens a lot, but what can you do? You have to eat' Women And War

'Prostitution happens a lot, but what can you do? You have to eat'

A new report identifies that women and girls with disabilities are “a particularly at risk group for sexual violence” during humanitarian crises.

From TheJournal.ie Two major bomb attacks leave more than 30 dead in two days Nigeria

Two major bomb attacks leave more than 30 dead in two days

The number killed in the attack this evening is unclear at this time.

From TheJournal.ie Woman gives birth on board migrant boat in the Mediterranean Migrant Crisis

Woman gives birth on board migrant boat in the Mediterranean

The 25-year-old mother was making her way to Europe from Cameroon.

From TheJournal.ie Six killed as 12-year-old girl used as a bomb Boko Haram

Six killed as 12-year-old girl used as a bomb

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the bus park bombing but it bore the hallmarks of Boko Haram.

From TheJournal.ie 300 rescued from Boko Haram, but none are the Chibok schoolgirls Bring Back Our Girls

300 rescued from Boko Haram, but none are the Chibok schoolgirls

200 abducted girls and 93 women was rescued after the Nigeria army attacked one of the group’s camps.

From TheJournal.ie Empire State Building to turn red and purple for #BringBackOurGirls campaign Bringbackourgirls

Empire State Building to turn red and purple for #BringBackOurGirls campaign

One year on, the 219 schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria are still missing

From TheJournal.ie Boko Haram militants shoot Nigerian voters dead at polling stations Boko Haram

Boko Haram militants shoot Nigerian voters dead at polling stations

Militant group Boko Haram followed through on a warning to disrupt the process.

From TheJournal.ie ISIS have accepted that 'pledge of allegiance' from Boko Haram Terror Groups

ISIS have accepted that 'pledge of allegiance' from Boko Haram

Security analysts say the pledge may only have propaganda value in the short term – but could lead to closer links.

From TheJournal.ie Six die after young girl used as "suicide" bomber Nigeria

Six die after young girl used as "suicide" bomber

Women have even been banned from attending markets due to this sort of attack.

From TheJournal.ie This map shows what Africa's deadliest terror group may be planning next Boko Haram

This map shows what Africa's deadliest terror group may be planning next

The group’s activities are shifting east and concentrating on border areas.

From TheJournal.ie Boko Haram leader taunts African kings: "I challenge you to attack me now" Nigeria

Boko Haram leader taunts African kings: "I challenge you to attack me now"

Hundreds are feared to have been killed in the group’s latest attacks.

From TheJournal.ie Boko Haram kidnap 60 people, mostly women and children, in cross-border attack Cameroon

Boko Haram kidnap 60 people, mostly women and children, in cross-border attack

The Islamist militants ‘burst into two villages and torched homes’.

From TheJournal.ie These images show the devastation caused by Boko Haram Nigeria

These images show the devastation caused by Boko Haram

The group is believed to have killed as many as 2,000 people in the last weeks.

From TheJournal.ie "It is corpses everywhere": Survivors of Boko Haram attacks describe the horror they've seen Nigeria

"It is corpses everywhere": Survivors of Boko Haram attacks describe the horror they've seen

The militant group is responsible for the deaths of around 2,000 people.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is Boko Haram and why can't Nigeria stop them? Explainer

Explainer: What is Boko Haram and why can't Nigeria stop them?

The group killed over 2,000 people last week.

From TheJournal.ie Boko Haram use 10-year-old girl suicide bomber in attack outside market Nigeria

Boko Haram use 10-year-old girl suicide bomber in attack outside market

Witnesses said the girl may not have known what exactly was strapped to her body under her hijab.

From TheJournal.ie 'Thousands' feared killed in Boko Haram terror attack Nigeria

'Thousands' feared killed in Boko Haram terror attack

An Amnesty International statement said there were reports the town of Baga was razed and that as many as 2,000 people were killed.

From TheJournal.ie "I saw them kill my father, they slaughtered him like a ram" Boko Haram

"I saw them kill my father, they slaughtered him like a ram"

Boko Haram killed as many as 2,000 in their latest attacks.

From TheJournal.ie Boko Haram raze 16 towns, kill at least 100 Nigeria

Boko Haram raze 16 towns, kill at least 100

The attack comes as President Goodluck Jonathan kicked off his campaign for re-election.

From TheJournal.ie Islamic extremists Boko Haram have seized 40 men and boys Nigeria

Islamic extremists Boko Haram have seized 40 men and boys

The attack occurred in the northeast of Nigeria on New Year’s Eve

From TheJournal.ie There was a 61% increase in terror attacks across the world in a single year Terror Attacks

There was a 61% increase in terror attacks across the world in a single year

A new report has detailed incidents across the world.

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