Updated: March 8, 2015 @ 9pm ET: Over 50 persons were killed in Nigeria on Saturday in at least three separate blasts, not long after Nigerian terror group Boko Haram pledged its allegiance to the Islamic State. The blasts occurred in Maiduguri, the capital of the tumultuous Borno state, an area that Boko Haram is pratically […]

Boko Haram released a new video Monday that purports to show some of the abducted Nigerian schoolgirls, according to the Agence France-Press news agency. In the video, Abubakar Shekau, the leader of the Boko Haram, claims the girls have converted to Islam and says he is prepared to exchange the girls for militant prisoners. One hundred or so […]