Boko Haram offers relatively better life for some women than north Nigerian society. Many women have looked to religion for a space of relative autonomy, generating the apparent paradox of female support for sharia law
A pro-Biafra social media campaign portrays President Muhammadu Buhari as a pro-Muslim northerner out to crush the southeast.
“(State officials) take public offices for banquets. They are not accountable”
Boko Haram militants have killed more than 20,000 people and displaced more than 2 million others in north east Nigeria since 2009.
The jihadists once controlled most of northeastern Borno and some neighbouring states, were about 15,000 strong, and even imposed a tax “for breathing”.
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