Boko Haram


"The Counter Extremism Project, for example, reported that on 6th August 2022, the Nigerian Air Force carried out a series of bombings in Katsina State killing 8 militants including the arrowhead, Abdulkarim Faca-Faca, who reportedly led attacks in Batsari, Danmusa, Safana and other parts of Zamfara State."

October 26, 2022
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Can Nigeria’s New President Defeat Boko Haram?

In his fourth bid for the presidency and second time running against Goodluck Johnathan, Muhammadu Buhari finally triumphed at the polls on March 28. As he prepares to take office on May 29 in what will be Nigeria’s first peaceful transition of power...

December 29, 2014 CEP Staff

Boko Haram: National or Transnational Aspirations?

Boko Haram rose to international prominence in April 2014 following its abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls in the Nigerian town of Chibok. The radical Islamist sect had previously gained notoriety through countless acts of violence, including...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.


On September 26, 2018, an improvised explosive device planted at the foot of a bridge exploded, killing eight soldiers in the lead vehicle of a Burkinabe military convoy traveling in northern Burkina Faso. 

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