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Life as a Boko Haram hostage

Boko Haram attacked traditional ruler Seini Boukar Lamine’s town, kidnapped him and his family and held them hostage for two and a half months.

Inside Boko Haram

As Boko Haram’s deadly insurgency spills out of Nigeria’s borders, we sent James Schneider to one of the affected regions – Cameroon’s far north.

Exiled by Boko Haram

Over 40,000 Nigerians fleeing Boko Haram now live as refugees in Minawao refugee camp in Cameroon. James Schneider visited the camp and finds out that …

Is the end near for Boko Haram?

In less than three months the Nigerian army has done what it failed to do for the last six years – dislodge Boko Haram from all of the major towns and cities that it overran.

How Buhari won

James Schneider, who was in Nigeria for the elections, analyses how the APC won and what it means for the country’s politics and society.