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Killing and preaching, Nigerian militants carve out 'caliphate'




Nigeria fights back against Boko Haram




African leaders seek fund to fight militant Islamist groups




Analysis: Boko Haram focuses on seizing territory

Boko Haram is seeking to hold territory in northeastern Nigeria. In a recent video, Boko Haram's leader declared that his jihadists rule over the town of Gwoza as a "state among the Islamic states." This was widely interpreted to mean an Islamic caliphate, but that does not appear to be the case.


Boko Haram's new caliphate

In its ongoing offensive, Boko Haram has taken control of parts of northern Nigeria, establishing what its leader Abubakar Shekau calls a "caliphate" in the group's latest video release.


Islamic State seeks women




Condemned but Undeterred, Boko Haram Is Still Abducting Nigerian Youths




Boko Haram raises its flag over another Nigerian town

The Nigerian-based terrorist group Boko Haram is continuing its offensive in Nigeria's north while extending its tentacles into Cameroon, killing civilians on both sides of the border.


Weighing the War Against Boko Haram After an Attack Leaves 31 Cameroonians Dead or Kidnapped




Boko Haram has forced 650,000 Nigerians from homes: UN




Cameroon's Muslim Clerics Turn to Education to Shun Boko Haram




Boko Haram Targets Political Figures in String of Attacks




Boko Haram strikes across northeastern Nigeria and in Cameroon

Suspected Boko Haram fighters launched attacks across Nigeria's north and east and ventured into neighboring Cameroon, kidnapping the deputy minister's wife and a local religious leader. In separate attacks over the past two days, three female suicide bombers detonated in the capital of Kano state.


Boko Haram consolidates power in northeastern Nigeria

As Boko Haram continues its offensive across northeastern Nigeria, the Nigerian government and other players are taking steps to combat the group.


2 bombings in northern Nigerian city of Kaduna




Boko Haram gains ground

Launching more attacks, Boko Haram hoisted its flag in a northeastern Nigerian town where it recently killed over 100 civilians.


Nigeria Boko Haram attack causes over 15,000 to flee




Nigeria's free-wheeling media fears crackdown over Boko Haram battle




Boko Haram kills more than 100 in Nigerian town: activist




Boko Haram leader fires back at Twitter campaign

In a new video claiming responsibility for recent attacks, Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau mocked the campaign to bring the kidnapped girls back, while threatening local leaders and calling for the release of Boko Haram members currently held in Nigerian prisons. A Nigerian military airstrike attempted to counter the latest Boko Haram attack in Borno state.