Nigeria's military is on the hunt for Boko Haram fighters suspected of killing at least 65 people at the weekend. The victims were attending a funeral when they were gunned down by a gang of militants riding on motorbikes and in vans.
The 25 boys and girls allegedly cooperated with the Islamist terror group Boko Haram. Human and children's rights activists are concerned at how minors are being treated by both militants and Nigeria's army.
The death of the founder of Boko Haram 10 years ago was a turning point for Nigeria. The organization went from being an Islamist sect to a terror organization, and in the process it lost some of the support it had.
Nigeria's Operation Safe Corridor aims to facilitate the rehabilitation of ex-insurgents. However, many victims remain hostile towards those attempting to reintegrate into society.
Voters in northeastern Nigeria are eager to cast their ballots in Saturday’s crucial election. But the security challenges caused by Boko Haram are immense as DW's Thomas Mösch reports from Maiduguri.
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