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ISS: Children on the battlefield: ISWAP’s latest recruits

In January, the violent extremist group Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) released a video showing young boys undergoing strenuous combat training. As the...

Nigeria buries 43 farmers killed by militants, dozens missing

Villagers in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state on Sunday buried 43 farmers killed in an attack by suspected Islamist militants while security forces searched for...

Islamic State West Africa claims Nigeria killings

Islamic State’s West Africa branch claimed responsibility for a raid in Nigeria in which it said 20 soldiers were killed and released a video...

ISS: Another chance for Nigeria to get counter-terrorism right

Nigerians will vote for a president on 16 February. Much is anticipated regarding the new leader’s strategy to end the deadly Boko Haram insurgency...