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BOKO HARAM

Yagana Yamani, 25, one of the 276 schoolgirls kidnapped from their dormitory by Boko Haram Islamist militants in 2014, in her home in Chibok, Nigeria
WORLD / Society
Apr 12, 2024
A decade on, tragedy of Nigeria’s Chibok Girls endures outside the spotlight
Roughly 90 Chibok girls are still missing, and a third are believed to have died in captivity.
Japan Times
WORLD
Apr 22, 2023
More women describe enduring forced abortions in Nigerian Army program
The accounts of two women, who said they met by chance at a wedding outside Nigeria, buttress the testimonies of more than 30 other women and girls who said they endured forced abortions.
WORLD
Mar 26, 2020
Boko Haram kills 139 Chadian and Nigerian troops
Boko Haram Islamist militants operating in Africa's Lake Chad region killed 92 Chadian soldiers and 47 Nigerian troops in separate attacks on the same day, dealing a blow to a multinational effort to defeat their 11-year-old insurgency.
WORLD
Dec 14, 2019
Top Nigerian jihadi group kills four humanitarian hostages
An armed group that kidnapped humanitarian workers in northeastern Nigeria five months ago has claimed it killed four hostages, international aid agency Action Against Hunger said on Friday.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 14, 2019
Islamic State says it attacked Nigerian governor's convoy, leaving 42 dead
Islamic State claimed responsibility on Wednesday for an attack on the convoy of a state governor who was headed to a rally in northeastern Nigeria ahead of Saturday's presidential election.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 17, 2018
At least 12 Nigerian soldiers reported killed, dozens missing in fighting with Islamists
At least 12 Nigerian soldiers were killed and dozens of others are missing after fighting with Islamists in the northeastern state of Borno, three military sources said on Sunday, one of the largest known losses of life by the army in the last month.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
Oct 23, 2018
Hidden in diaries, untold stories of Boko Haram's female survivors feature in film
Untold stories of young Nigerian women kidnapped by Boko Haram highlight a documentary debuting on Monday that reveals diaries kept by survivors forbidden from talking about their captivity.
Japan Times
WORLD
Sep 3, 2018
Boko Haram splinter Islamists kill up to 30 soldiers in northeast Nigeria
Islamist militants have killed up to 30 soldiers in an attack on a military base in northeast Nigeria, security sources said on Saturday, in one of the biggest attacks of its kind this year.
Japan Times
WORLD
Aug 29, 2018
Nigerian schoolgirl kidnapped by Boko Haram begs for freedom in audio release
The father of a Nigerian schoolgirl kidnapped by Boko Haram called on Tuesday for the government to do more to secure her freedom after audio of her begging for help was released.
Japan Times
WORLD
Aug 20, 2018
At least 19 killed by Islamists in village in northeast Nigeria, survivor says
At least 19 people were killed in an Islamist militant attack on a village in northeast Nigeria in the early hours of Sunday, a survivor of the attack said.
Japan Times
WORLD
Apr 13, 2018
U.N. child agency's report says Boko Haram has abducted more than 1,000 children in northeast Nigeria since 2013
Islamist fighters from Nigeria's Boko Haram group have abducted more than 1,000 children in the northeast since 2013, the United Nations children's agency UNICEF said Friday.
Japan Times
WORLD
Apr 3, 2018
20 killed in brazen Boko Haram attack on Nigerian army base and villages
AFP-Jiji
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 26, 2018
Nigeria confirms 110 girls unaccounted for after Boko Haram attack on school
ABUJA, Nigeria
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 23, 2018
Nigerian official says abducted schoolgirls were not rescued after all
The governor of Nigeria's Yobe state told locals in the village of Dapchi on Thursday that 76 of their schoolgirls who were reported to have been rescued from Islamist Boko Haram kidnappers were in fact still missing.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Feb 15, 2018
First person convicted in relation to Nigeria's Boko Haram schoolgirl kidnap
Nigeria has convicted the first person to be brought to justice for the Chibok girls kidnapping, a crime that made Islamist militant group Boko Haram notorious around the world, the justice ministry said.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 16, 2018
Propaganda counterstrike: Boko Haram airs video of Chibok girls and its chief
The release of a video purporting to show some of the Nigerian Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram apparently happy with their lives is a propaganda strike to show the Islamist group is unbowed, security experts said on Monday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Jan 12, 2018
Nigeria holds mass burial for 73 killed in clashes between farmers and herdsmen seeking fertile land
Seventy-three people killed since the start of the year in communal violence between semi-nomadic herdsmen and farmers were buried in Nigeria on Thursday highlighting a bloody conflict over fertile land that is taking on political significance.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Oct 10, 2017
Nigeria set to try over 1,600 Boko Haram suspects behind closed doors, drawing criticism
The trial of more than 1,600 people suspected of ties with Boko Haram was expected to begin in Nigeria on Monday behind closed doors, in the biggest legal investigation into the eight-year militant Islamist insurgency.
Japan Times
WORLD
Aug 3, 2017
In battle of beliefs, Nigeria targets Boko Haram's top brass
It was a case of instant captivation when Shagari first heard Boko Haram's founder deliver a jihadi sermon a decade ago.
Japan Times
WORLD
Aug 1, 2017
Thousands flee Niger for Chad in fear of Boko Haram
Fear of Boko Haram attacks has driven at least 7,000 people from Niger to seek refuge in Chad in the last week, and thousands more may cross the border if the violence escalates, the United Nations said on Monday.

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