Strategy Against Nigeria's Boko Haram Adopted


African and Western leaders have agreed to combine their intelligence information and defence mechanisms in a bid to reduce the security risk posed by Boko Haram and other terrorist groups.
  • Nigeria:  Paris Summit - African Leaders Declare "Total War" On Boko Haram

    Premium Times, 17 May 2014

    West and Central African leaders have agreed to wage a "total war" on the extremist sect, Boko Haram, responsible for the abduction of over 250 school girls from Borno State, and ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Paris Summit - Nigeria, Neighbours Declare War On Boko Haram

    This Day, 17 May 2014

    Nigeria and its neighbours on Saturday vowed to work together to combat Boko Haram in what Cameroon President, Paul Biya, described as a declaration of war on the Islamic ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram - Jonathan in Security Summit

    Daily Trust, 17 May 2014

    President Goodluck Jonathan is in Paris for a security summit called by French President François Hollande in the wake of the mass kidnapping of more than 200 school girls ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Why Nigeria Couldn't Keep Schoolgirls Safe and Why Paris Summit May Offer Hope

    Inter Press Service, 16 May 2014

    Tomorrow Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan will meet other heads of state at a security summit in Paris, France to focus on ways of combatting Boko Haram, the Islamic extremist ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Paris Summit Discusses Boko Haram Security Threat

    Voice of America, 17 May 2014

    Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan is in Paris where he joins other regional leaders to discuss how to deal with the rebel group Boko Haram, which abducted more than 200 ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  President Jonathan Speech in France At the Regional Summit On Security in Nigetia

    Leadership, 18 May 2014

    Address by President Goodluck Jonathan, GCFR read more »

  • Nigeria:  France Convenes Summit on Boko Haram

    Deutsche Welle, 17 May 2014

    The Islamist extremist sect Boko Haram is the focus of an anti-terror summit set to get under way in Paris. Nigeria's President Jonathan is on hand with his African neighbors to ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Chibok - Boko Haram, Northern Elders and Americans

    Vanguard, 18 May 2014

    On May 4, 2014, Abubakar Shekau, the leader Boko Haram, proclaimed: "I am going to marry out any woman who is twelve years old, and if she is younger, I will marry her out at the ... read more »

  • West Africa:  African Leaders Declare 'War' On Al-Qaeda-Linked Boko Haram

    Radio France Internationale, 18 May 2014

    African leaders meeting in Paris have pledged to wage war on Boko Haram islamist militants, suspected of having links with other terrorist organizations. The declaration of war ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nigeria, Cameroon Cooperation Boost War Against Boko Haram

    This Day, 18 May 2014

    After several attempts, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and Cameroonian President Paul Biya finally met Saturday at a regional summit hosted by French President Francois ... read more »

  • West Africa:  African Leaders 'Declare War' On Boko Haram

    Deutsche Welle, 17 May 2014

    African nations meeting in Paris have agreed to cooperate in the fight against Boko Haram. Meanwhile, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has vowed to find the more than 200 girls ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nigeria Needs International Pressure

    Deutsche Welle, 18 May 2014

    Five African leaders agreed in Paris to cooperate in the fight against the militant Islamist group Boko Haram. Now it's up to the international community to make sure they keep ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Global Strategy Against Boko Haram Adopted

    Radio France Internationale, 17 May 2014

    African and Western leaders agreed on Saturday to combine their intelligence information and defence mechanisms in a bid to reduce the security risk posed by Boko Haram. French ... read more »

  • West Africa:  Leaders Meet to Tackle Boko Haram

    Radio France Internationale, 17 May 2014

    African leaders and representatives from the US and Britain attended a security summit in Paris on Saturday to elaborate a global strategy to combat Boko Haram. The religious sect ... read more »

West African presidents meet at the invitation of President Francois Hollande of France.

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