Factbox: What is Nigeria's Boko Haram?

(Reuters) - The Islamist Boko Haram's increasingly violent northern-based insurgency is straining relations between Nigeria's largely Christian south and its mostly Muslim north. This has stretched security forces now also occupied with containing protests and strikes against the ending of fuel subsidies in Nigeria. Here are some facts about Boko Haram. THE GROUP * Boko Haram became active in ...
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Added January 13, 2012
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