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January 3, 2015: Boko Haram massacre in northern Nigeria

On this day in 2015 Boko Haram terrorists slaughtered as many as 2,000 in Baga, a town on the shores of Lake Chad in NE Nigeria.

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Terrorism in Nigeria appears to have no end in sight

Annual Nigerian presidential claims that terrorism is on the descendant are invariably wrong: the exact opposite is true.

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December 23, 2015: Suicide bombing in Cameroon

On this day in December 2015 a female suicide bomber recruited by Boko Haram killed two in northern Cameroon.

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November Today in Terrorism

November 8, 2016: Massacre in northern Nigeria

At least 30 gold miners were killed in northern Nigeria in November 2016, quite possibly by Boko Haram terrorists.

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Suicide bombing at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria (July 8, 2016)

On this day in 2016, Boko Haram terrorists pretending to be mosque attendees detonated suicide vests in Nigeria, killing nine and wounding dozens.

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Articles The Chaos Group of Canada

Why can’t some people just call terrorists ‘terrorists’?

While there is no question that the term terrorism is overused, there are puzzling occasions on which it is not used at all.

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May 5, 2014 | Boko Haram massacre in Nigeria

Boko Haram terrorists massacred upwards of 300 civilians in a Nigerian town near that country’s border with Cameroon which had been left unguarded.

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April 2, 2015 | Attack on Kenyan University

On this day in 2015, Al Shabaab terrorists besieged Garissa University in northeastern Kenya. Four gunmen stormed the campus and began firing indiscriminately.

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March 30, 2016 | Six Nigerien soldiers killed by Boko Haram terrorists

On this day in 2016 Boko Haram terrorists killed six Nigerien (not ‘Nigerian’) soldiers in the Diffa region of southeastern Niger.

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February 9, 2016 | Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria and Cameroon

On this day in 2016 two attacks by the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram took place in areas where anyone with a sense of decency would see as verboten.