boko haram

After kidnapping schoolgirls, Boko Haram takes aim at churches

The Islamic extremist group has begun occupying churches in Kenya’s northeastern region, church officials there say.

Nigerian cardinal: Schoolgirls’ abduction is shameful

The kidnapping of 300 teenage schoolgirls by an Islamist group has shamed Nigeria, Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan says.

State Department names Boko Haram a terrorist organization

Boko Haram, which means “Western education is forbidden,” is responsible for thousands of deaths in northeast and central Nigeria, according to the U.S. State Department.