Africa As Nigerian election nears, Boko Haram looms large

A new video released by the Islamist terror group Boko Haram laid claim to the largest massacre yet, just days after the UN Security Council condemned the group for the first time. A briefing on the implication for next month's election.

By , Staff Writer

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The purported leader of Boko Haram claimed responsibility in a video today for a massacre in the Nigerian town of Baga, the deadliest attack by the Islamist group since they started terrorizing northern Nigeria five years ago.