Nigeria

[Black Lens] Still Waiting to Bring Back Our Girls, Big Sean Takes Philly

by #teamEBONY

This week in Black photos, we managed to capture a demonstration recognizing that it’s been three years since the Boko Haram in Nigeria kidnapped... Read More

Boko Haram Reportedly Wants to Negotiate

Boko Haram Reportedly Wants to Negotiate

by JET

Boko Haram has a new commander willing to negotiate with Nigeria’s new government, Chad’s President Idriss Deby announced Wednesday, fueling speculation the extremist group’s... Read More

Nigeria Boko Haram crisis: Army rescues 178 people

Nigerian Military Reportedly Rescues 178 from Boko Haram

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The Nigerian military says it has rescued 178 people from the Islamist militant group Boko Haram in northern Borno state. In a statement released... Read More

Officials: Boko Haram Kill 25 in Northern Nigeria

25 Killed by Boko Haram

by JET

A bomb blast in Nigeria’s northern university town of Zaria killed 25 people Tuesday including a 2-year-old toddler, the Kaduna state governor reported, the... Read More

Bombs at mosque, restaurant in central Nigerian city kill 51

Hundreds Killed by Boko Haram in Past Week

by JET

Two bombs blamed on the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram exploded at a crowded mosque and a posh Muslim restaurant in Nigeria’s central city... Read More

Survivors: Boko Haram Stoned Girls on Brink of Rescue to Death

Boko Haram Stoned Girls to Death

by #teamEBONY

Earlier this week, as the Nigerian military approached their camp in the Sambisa Forest, Boko Haram fighters stoned some of their captives to death,... Read More

Military Evacuating Girls, Women Rescued From Boko Haram

200 Girls, 93 Women Rescued from Boko Haram

by #teamEBONY

Nigeria's military says it is moving 200 girls and 93 women from a northeastern forest where they were rescued from Boko Haram extremists. Army... Read More

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#BringBackOurGirls, One Year Later

by #teamEBONY

Events are taking place around the world to mark one year since Boko Haram militants abducted nearly 300 schoolgirls in Nigeria, sparking global outrage.... Read More

‘Undefeatable’ Boko Haram Kidnap Over 400 Women and Children

Up to 500 Women and Children Reportedly Kidnapped by Boko Haram

by #teamEBONY

The kidnap of hundreds of women and children by Boko Haram shows that the Nigerian militant group will continue to survive despite the successes... Read More

Nigerian mob kills girl accused of being suicide bomber

Girl Killed by Mob in Nigeria

by Jezebel

A young girl suspected to have been planning a suicide bombing was beaten to death and then set on fire in a Nigerian vegetable... Read More