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6 months ago
6 months ago
Founded by Mohammed Yusuf in Borno, north-eastern Nigeria
Boko Haram uprising results in the death of 700 Boko Haram members and its operational mosque destroyed
Boko Haram breaks 105 of its members out of prison along with over 600 other prisoners
Boko Haram bombs army barracks in Bauchi during President Jonathan's inauguration, killing at least 10 people.
The Baga Massacre results in 200 civilians killed, hundreds wounded, and over 2,000 houses and businesses destroyed
Boko Haram kidnaps approximately 276 teenage girls from a boarding school in the town of Chibok in Borno State, Nigeria.
Boko Haram gunmen seize the town of Baga, as well as a multinational military base, leaving as many as 2,000 people feared dead
Abubakar Shekau pledges allegiance to ISIS
It is confirmed that Sheikh Abu Musab al-Barnawi is the new leader of Boko Haram.
82 Chibok schoolgirls are released after negotiations between Boko Haram and the Nigerian government
57 Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram escape from their captors
200 Boko Haram militants attack numerous police stations in Yobe State, Northeast Nigeria
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