WHEN BOKO HARAM STARTED IN NIGERIA?
It founded by Mohammed Yusuf in 2002, the group has been led by Abubakar Shekau since 2009. When Boko Haram first formed, their actions were nonviolent then. It main goals was to purify Islam in Northern Nigeria. Since March 2015, the group has been aligned with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
IS BOKO HARAN STILL IN OPERATION IN NIGERIA?
In March 2018, two main insurgent factions were still active. It continued to wage an insurgency campaign against the government: The followers of Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram operated mainly in southern Borno State, while the faction of Abu Musab al-Barnawi (ISWAP) was mostly located around Lake Chad.
WHAT ARE THEIR AIMS?
It main goals was to purify Islam in northern Nigeria. But it opposed what they Scholars spoke against the killing in Nigeria and the world that it wasn’t their fate. The Boko Haram insurgent has been killing both Christians and Moslems, though it appears Christians are more in their target because they are looking at them as nonbelievers to their belief; Islam.
In recent time, “It killed a Christian Priest; Rev. Lawan Andimi, the Michika Local Government Area Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) after rejecting a N50m ransom.” What a madness is that; No human feeling for co-human being! Nigerians should frown at this act, evil hatred and it is opposed by our Nigerians natural norms.
HOW CAN THIS FIGHT BE STOPPED IN NIGERIA?
The Nigerian Government, the Religion National Leaders should work a holistic approach to get to the root cause. In past dispensation, former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan built several schools to empower some of Northern States that will over time reduces the dominate of the evil days. Let the Nigerian Government finds a lasting solution to this seems to be unending world crime against humanity.
It should work with all stakeholders in Nigeria and the world. It should make a great change into the methods and systems of fighting ; it should use some good foreigners of friendly Nations to Nigeria, to assist the uncommon supports of the Armed Forces, the Nigerian Police Force and other Nigerian disciplined forces.
The Religion National Leaders should be serious in unity and prayer for our Nation Nigeria, this is not the Nigeria we know in the time past.
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