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