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Two female suicide bombers between the ages of 17 and 20 reportedly blew themselves up this week in a camp in northeastern Nigeria designed to protect people trying to escape Boko Haram terrorists, killing at least 58 people.

Houses were torched, suicide bombers detonated devices, and militants opened fire near Nigeria's largest northeastern city.

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Boko Haram has surpassed the number of fatalities claimed by the Islamic State (formerly known as ISIS).

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According to reports, Nigerian military officials have rescued 178 people who were kidnapped by the Boko Haram Islamist militant group. The military released a statement

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When news broke that 200 girls were rescued from Boko Haram terror camps, many believed that the #BringBackOurGirls movement had taken a positive turn. However, according to reports, the girls who were rescued by Nigerian troops were not the ones kidnapped from the school in Chibok last April. “We have no idea where the Chibok […]

A Nigerian mob allegedly beat a woman to her death and set her on fire after witnesses suspected she was affiliated with Boko Haram. It turns out that the woman had no association with terrorism and had a history of mental illness. Breitbart reports: The BBC reports that 33-year-old Thabita Haruna was stopped by vigilantes at a […]

Many are looking towards militant group Boko Haram after a female suicide bomber blew herself up in a crowded market on Sunday. The girl, predicted to be around 10-years-old, stepped out of a tricycle taxi in front of a cell phone market and triggered her explosives. Five people were killed and 46 others were injured. The incident has been […]

Parents of a young boy in Detroit have been charged with torture and and child abuse. The 7-year-old boy was found in fragile condition behind boxes in his home’s basement. [Detroit Free Press] A 19-year-old was arrested on Thursday in suspicion of killing a woman during a road-rage incident. New developments reveal his identity and […]

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan organized an election rally on Saturday in Boko Haram’s heartland. He made a vow, amongst hundreds of attendees, to defeat the Islamist militants. [Daily Mail] An Ebola patient in the United Kingdom has made a full recovery since returning from an aid mission in West Africa. The Scottish nurse was diagnosed with the […]

Twenty-seven captives imprisoned by militant group Boko Haram were released Saturday in Cameroon. Among the former hostages were 10 Chinese workers who were kidnapped on May 16 from a construction camp, and the wife of Cameroon’s Vice Prime Minister Amadou Ali, who was kidnapped July 27 around Kolofata. According to government spokesman Issa Tchiroma Bakari, the Cameroon […]

Satellite images made available by Amnesty International Wednesday show the “horrific scale” of destruction Boko Haram left in the wake of their largest and latest attack on Nigeria — the Jan. 3 Baga massacre that reportedly left up to 2,000 dead. The defense ministry has the number slaughtered in the attack down to hundreds, but residents […]

Hundreds of bodies have been found in Nigeria from an Islamic extremist attack. Amnesty International described the killings as the “deadliest massacre” in the history of Boko Haram. Reports say that there is as many as 2,000 people killed. We pray for Nigeria and the safety of those in the country. [The Guardian] For the […]