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Boko Haram

People Committed to the Propagation of the Prophet's Teachings and Jihad (Arabic: جماعة اهل السنة للدعوة والجهاد, Jama'atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda'awati Wal-Jihad), better known by its Hausa name Boko Haram, is a Salafist jihadist terrorist organisation based in the northeast of Nigeria, in the areas predominated by the Kanuri people. Founded by Mohammed Yusuf in 2001 the organisation is a Muslim sect that seeks to "abolish the secular system and establish an Islamic state"

Boko Haram

Boko Haram (literally, Western or non-Islamic education is a sin, from Boko and Haram) is a Nigerian militant Islamist group that seeks the imposition of Shariah law throughout all 36 states of Nigeria.