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Topic - 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. - Source: Wikipedia
While Nigeria's military has arrested many Boko Haram top fighters and late last year declared the extremist group had been "crushed," leader Abubakar Shekau remains elusive and the group in recent months has carried out a growing number of deadly suicide bombings and other attacks.
The bombing of pipelines by a group calling itself the "Niger Delta Avengers" has cut Nigeria's oil output by half in recent weeks and forced the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to begin shifting military assets — including some U.S.-trained forces — away from the fight against the brutal Boko Haram movement, which has declared its allegiance to Islamic State.