October 2, 2023

Boko Haram crisis: Nigeria’s Baga town hit by new assault

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From BBC A screen grab from a video released by Boko Haram, showing its leader Abubakar Shekau delivering a speech – 31 October 2014 Boko Haram controls large swathes of Nigeria’s militant Islamists have carried out a second attack on the key north-eastern town of Baga, an official has told the BBC. Boko Haram fighters […]

Africa leaders declare ‘war’ on Nigeria Boko Haram

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From BBC Presidents Goodluck Jonathan and Francois Hollande warned of Boko Haram’s links to other terror organisations African leaders meeting in Paris have agreed to wage “war” on Nigeria’s Boko Haram Islamic militants. President Hollande of France, who hosted the summit, said regional powers had pledged to share intelligence and co-ordinate action against the group. […]