Cameroon’s government is working hard to banish the memories of the havoc caused by Boko Haram extremists who terrorised the north of the country for the last two years.
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Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau reported to have killed himself
The leader of the militant Islamist group Boko Haram in Nigeria is reported to have killed himself, after being tracked down by rival militants from the Islamic State West African Province.
Nigeria: Boko Haram’s victims
In 2014, Boko Haram kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls from the town of Chibok. Most of them have still not been found and the abductions have continued. Our Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson has visited a camp in Maiduguri, where Unicef has helped support some of those abducted.
Chibok: second girl ‘rescued’ from Boko Haram
A second girl, who was among more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in a raid on their school in Nigeria, has been rescued, according to the army.
Boko Haram attacks mark 100 days since Nigeria election
Boko Haram militants are suspected of marking 100 days since Nigeria’s election with two bloody attacks that kill 44 people in the Nigerian city of Jos, capital of the Plateau state.
Nigeria: 275 women and children ‘rescued’ from Boko Haram
A group of nearly 300 Nigerian girls and women are “rescued” from Boko Haram extremists by the military were brought to a refugee camp in the country’s northeast.
Nigeria: 300 girls and women ‘rescued from Boko Haram camp’
The Nigerian army says it has rescued 200 girls and 93 women from a Boko Haram camp, but the schoolgirls seized in Chibok a year ago are not among them.
Did Boko Haram win Nigeria’s election for Muhammadu Buhari?
New Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in part owes his election victory to Boko Haram, a group that tried to assassinate him, Channel 4 News analysis shows.
Boko Haram kills six in Nigeria election attack
As Nigerians go to the polls, terror group Boko Haram wages a bloody campaign to disrupt the election – killing six at polling stations and detonating a bomb at a school.
Islamic State ‘accepts’ Boko Haram’s allegiance pledge
Militants claiming to be from the Islamic State group accept a pledge of allegiance from Nigeria’s Islamist group Boko Haram, according to an audio message.
Boko Haram pledges allegiance to Islamic State
The leader of the Nigerian Islamist group says his fighters will obey Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the self-styled “caliph” whose followers have seized swathes of Iraq and Syria.
A young Nigerian woman who escaped from a Boko Haram camp says she was held with some of the missing schoolgirls from Chibok as recently as three months ago.
The man who rescued 500 Nigerian schoolgirls from Boko Haram
A civil rights worker in Nigeria’s restive northeast organised the dramatic rescue of nearly 500 schoolgirls from a town under attack by Boko Haram.
Nigeria postpones election to fight Boko Haram
Nigeria is planning to delay its general election so that a multinational force can try and reclaim large swathes of the country from militant Islamist group Boko Haram, an official says.
Chad troops launch offensive against Boko Haram in Nigeria
Chadian troops say they have killed more than 200 militants from Boko Haram on in a battle in the north-eastern Nigerian towns of Gambaru and Ngala, which are near the border with Cameroon.