Kashim Shettima - updates

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Boko Haram attacks governor's convoy in Nigeria – security sources

Feb 14, 2019 - 1:47 PM

A civilian militia member travelling with Kashim Shettima says jihadist fighters staged an ambush near the town of Dikwa at about 5:30 PM GMT on Tuesday

2nd Chibok girl found as Nigerian president meets 1st rescued student

May 20, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Boko Haram has used kidnapping as a weapon of war in the conflict which has killed at least 20 000 people forced 2 6 million from their homes and devastated the northeast since 2009

epa05317321 Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari (2-R) meets with rescued girl Amina Ali Nkeki and baby (L) with Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State (C) at the presidential villa in Abuja, Nigeria, 19 May 2016. Amina Ali Nkeki was found in the Sambisa Forest near the border of Cameroon. Nigerian Military found her carrying a baby and with a suspected member of the Boko Haram Islamist group. 218 girls remain missing after their abduction from Chibok secondary school in north-east Nigeria in 2014. EPA/STRINGER

Nigeria parents demand answers after military says hostages freed

Apr 17, 2014 - 7:59 PM

The defense spokesman s claim has been widely disputed including by parents who voiced anger at the allegedly false information