Nigeria continues to fight Boko Haram
By: Richard Meyer ~Copy Editor~ The Nigerian Islamic militant group Boko Haram attempted to take control of Borno’s capital city on Feb. 1. Boko Haram translates as“Western education is forbidden,” and the group was founded in 2002, originally meant to oppose any form of Western education. The extremist group formed a military in 2009 in an attempt to become an Islamic State. The United States declared it a terrorist group in 2013. The attack marked the second time in one week that the militant group has attempted to take the city. The Nigerian army successfullyfought off an attack from Boko … Continue reading Nigeria continues to fight Boko Haram
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