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  • Boko Haram remains 'resilient' after deadline

    by Diana Chandler, posted Wednesday, January 06, 2016 (2 years ago)

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    BORNO, Nigeria (BP) -- Boko Haram reportedly remains a strong threat in northeastern Nigeria and neighboring countries despite Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's claim that military leaders have largely met his deadline to have defeated the group by the end of 2015. Read More

  • Boko Haram suicide bombings widespread in Nigeria

    by Diana Chandler, posted Wednesday, October 21, 2015 (3 years ago)

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    NIGERIA (BP) -- Weather and logistics have slowed military progress against Boko Haram in Nigeria and neighboring countries. And suicide bombings that are increasingly commonplace may well continue regardless of military progress, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari told Al Jazeera English news.

    "It is known that Nigeria is the main battle ground, and we have ... Read More

  • Nigeria's Buhari installed amid violence

    by Diana Chandler, posted Friday, May 29, 2015 (3 years ago)

    ABUJA, Nigeria (BP) -- Muhammadu Buhari was inaugurated as president of Nigeria today (May 29) in Abuja, at a time when violent Fulani herdsmen he once supported appear to be joining with Boko Haram to kill Christian farmers and capture their farmland. Read More

  • Nigerian Christians place hope in Muslim leader

    by Diana Chandler, posted Wednesday, April 01, 2015 (3 years ago)

    ABUJA, Nigeria (BP) -- Christian voters who compose half of Nigeria's population ousted Christian candidate and President Goodluck Jonathan in March 28 national elections, giving Muslim and former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari a clear victory. Read More