Women walk past a car bombed by Boko Haram: (Photo/Ashley Gilbertson/VII Photo).

New Term, Old Problems For Nigeria’s Buhari: Boko Haram Advances And Violence All Around

Despite Buhari’s 2015 claim that Boko Haram was “technically defeated”, jihadists continue gaining ground across Lake Chad and West Africa, where the humanitarian fallout is, if anything, worsening.


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Nigerian soldiers assigned: will they ever beat Boko Haram? (Photo/Michael Larson/Flickr).

Attacks By Boko Haram Militants And Its Allies In Nigeria Spike, As Thousands Flee

The government has previously claimed that Boko Haram was “technically defeated”. In reality the insurgency has fragmented but continues.


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Biafra unrest is the most popular current secessionist call in Nigeria. (Photo/Antony/Flickr).

‘Operation Python Dance’ – 50 Years Later Nigeria’s Iron Fist Against Separatists Is Getting It Nowhere

Several pro-Biafrans have been arrested and the military has been accused of brutality, arbitrary killings and torture. Over 150 were killed on last years Biafran Remembrance Day.