Gwoza - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Gwoza


Nigeria rescues one Chibok schoolgirl near Cameroon border – army

Nov 05, 2016 - 7:26 PM

The government says it was hoping to secure the release of 83 other girls believed to be from Chibok being held by a different factions of Boko Haram

Boko Haram leader proclaims 'Islamic caliphate' in Nigeria town

Aug 24, 2014 - 10:21 PM

Boko Haram is also believed to be in control of other areas near Gwoza in southern Borno territories in northern Borno and at least one town in Yobe state

TAKING TOWNS. A grab made on July 13, 2013 from a video obtained by AFP shows the leader of the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram Abubakar Shekau, dressed in camouflage and holding an Kalashnikov AK-47. AFP PHOTO / BOKO HARAM

US sends experts to Nigeria as number of kidnap victims rises

May 07, 2014 - 10:57 PM

The team sent to Nigeria consists of military law enforcement and other agencies

File photo by EPA/Olivier Douliery / POOL