Boko Haram

Boko Haram Attack Kills 15, Injures Dozens in Nigerian Villages

by Teddy Grant   Apr 02, 2018

Extremist group Boko Haram have killed 15 people in a terror attack near the northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Sunday, according to Reuters. The... Read More

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Boko Haram Commander Released in Trade for Girls Makes Threat

by Shantell E. Jamison   Mar 07, 2018

A Boko Haram commander who was freed in exchange for more than 80 kidnapped Chibok girls in a deal last May has issued new... Read More

Boko Haram has reportedly been behind a string of terrorist attacks in Nigeria.

Nigeria Targets Boko Haram Hideout

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 02, 2018

Nigeria is reportedly targeting a Boko Haram hideout, but it must avoid the Chibok girls housed in the space, parents and activists said. In... Read More

Filmmaker Seeks to Use Movies to Impact Cultural Representation

Filmmaker Seeks to Use Movies to Impact Cultural Representation

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 08, 2017

A Nigerian American filmmaker, writer and photographer is seeking to use her craft to positively impact cultural representation. Amarachi Nwosu moved to Japan to... Read More

Boko Haram has reportedly been behind a string of terrorist attacks in Nigeria.

Teen Kills 50 in Bombing at Nigerian Mosque

by Zahara Hill   Nov 22, 2017

A 17-year-old suicide bomber killed at least 50 people at a mosque in Nigeria on Tuesday. CNN reports the massacre is just one of a string... Read More

Nigerian Women Make History As Country’s 1st African Olympic Bobsled Team

Nigerian Women Make History As Country’s 1st African Olympic Bobsled Team

by Shantell E. Jamison   Nov 20, 2017

A group of Nigerian athletes have a lot to celebrate. Not only are they on par to become the first women’s bobsled team from... Read More

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Wait to Find Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls Could Be Painfully Longer

by #teamEBONY   Apr 18, 2017

While the world has gotten behind the hashtag and slogan #Bringbackourgirls in support of finding all of the Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the Boko... Read More

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

by #teamEBONY   Apr 14, 2017

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

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Soldiers Free 5,000 from Boko Haram Captivity

by #teamEBONY   Mar 15, 2017

Authorities in Cameroon say more than 5,000 people have been freed from captivity under the Boko Haram since the end of January, and more... Read More

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Boko Haram Releases Small Group of Kidnapped Girls

by #teamEBONY   Oct 13, 2016

Boko Haram, the Islamist extremist group operating in rural areas of Nigeria have released 21 girls in exchange for four of their soldiers being... Read More