• Boko Haram jihadists kill five in Chibok villages

    Boko Haram jihadists kill five in Chibok villages

    Boko Haram jihadists have raided three villages in northeastern Nigeria, killing five people and setting fire to several homes and fields, residents told AFP on Thursday.

    Armed members of the extremist group on Wednesday sped into the villages of Huyum, Sabongarin Huyum and Wasada on motorbike, killing five villagers and looting their property before setting fire to their homes and farms, witnesses said.

    “The armed men arrived at 16:00 and for four hours they held us all hostage,” Huyum resident Bala Jonah […]