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Boko Haram Continues Violent Attacks in Kano and Maiduguri

Boko Haram Continues Violent Attacks in Kano and Maiduguri

By: Zacharias Pieri Geospatial Mapping: Michael Williams Boko Haram Attacks Oct. 29-Dec. 1 2014 As thousands of Muslims in Kano gathered at the Grand Mosque in the heart of the city for traditional Friday prayers and accompanying sermon on 28 November 2014, three bombs were detonated in the vicinity leaving 120 dead and injuring another […]

Boko Haram’s Islamic Caliphate is becoming a reality in Northeastern Nigeria

Boko Haram’s Islamic Caliphate is becoming a reality in Northeastern Nigeria

Boko Haram leaders have long articulated the goal of establishing, or rather reviving an Islamic State – a Caliphate – in Northern Nigeria. This is not a novel concept and is something that should be viewed in the historical and religious context of Nigeria’s north. In 1804 Islamic scholar Usman Dan Fodio galvanized a large […]

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