June 21, 2018Nigeria
Nigeria’s Minister of Justice and Attorney General Abubakar Malami said that Abuja has reached an agreement with a number of countries, including the United States, France, and the United Kingdom, for the repatriation of $500 million in looted public funds.
June 14, 2018West Africa
While Belmokhtar is most often associated with al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), he also has close ties with other Islamist groups.
June 6, 2018Nigeria
Over two hundred inmates reportedly escaped the central-Nigerian prison, of whom government sources say thirty have been recaptured.
May 24, 2018Nigeria
The al-Barnawi faction has reportedly sought to win the people of the Lake Chad basin over by creating an economy—which can then be taxed—by providing certain incentives and financial and material support.
April 4, 2018Nigeria
Emerging evidence suggests that the faction released the girls only in exchange for a temporary cease-fire so they could bring the 105 girls safely back to their village.
March 28, 2018Nigeria
Nigeria's Information Minister Lai Mohammed announced that the government has been negotiating with Boko Haram about a possible ceasefire.
March 22, 2018Nigeria
Amnesty International released a report of the February kidnapping, concluding that the Nigerian security forces again ignored advanced warnings of an impending Boko Haram kidnapping operation up to four hours before the attack.