You may not have heard of JNIM, but you will soon. The group is inflaming local ethnic conflicts, killing peacekeepers, and pushing a vulnerable region closer to anarchy.
Fending off criticism over corruption, his poor health, and a worsening national security outlook, President Buhari’s path to reelection in February is anything but assured.
A linguistic conflict risks plunging Cameroon into civil war and further destabilizing a vulnerable region.
According to the Global Terrorism Index, Fulani militias are the fourth deadliest terrorist group in the world. So why has no one head of them?
A long-running linguistic dispute in Cameroon has now spawned a secessionist movement that’s imperiling both the country’s bilateral relations with Nigeria and its cocoa-growing heartland in the southwest.
The global trend of decreased piracy is being bucked in Nigeria, where Niger Delta-based pirate groups hijacked five vessels in 2017.
Boko Haram is taking advantage of the poverty and food insecurity in northern Nigeria to stage a comeback.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has been in London for medical treatment for a month now. Back home, rumors are swirling as the Nigerian government grapples with a worsening economic outlook.
Ethnicity is the true driving force behind the Boko Haram insurgency.
Boko Haram has a new leader, and in a show of the two extremist groups’ growing ties, the announcement was made by none other than Islamic State.