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.
This backgrounder examines the growing network of official and unofficial Islamic State affiliates around the world.
Nigeria’s Boko Haram has joined the growing list of regional terrorist outfits pledging allegiance to Islamic State. But just how sustainable is the partnership?
It will take more than a Canadian military training mission and an undermanned regional coalition to contain the spillover effects of Boko Haram in the Sahel.