As the year rounds of with celebrations and expectations for a great year ahead, the leader of the radical Islamic sect, Boko Haram, have contorted a new kind of promise to the list of savage acts: Decapitation, Amputation and Mutilation. Abubakar Shekau appeared in a new video. READ MORE
Canada adds Boko Haram on terrorist list
Boko Haram has waged an insurgency in Nigeria for four years.
The government of Canada has announced that it has listed Boko Haram as a terrorist group under its criminal code.
This follows the November decision of the United States government to designate Boko Haram and it’s splinter group, Ansaru, as foreign terrorist organisations.
A statement released by the Canadian Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Steven Blaney, said Canada has listed Boko Haram and The Caucasus Emirate (a group in Russia) as terrorist groups. READ MORE