A militiaman boasts that he has found a foolproof way to kill up to 50 suspected Boko Haram members at a time – by roasting them in a pit.
The jihadists once controlled most of northeastern Borno and some neighbouring states, were about 15,000 strong, and even imposed a tax “for breathing”.
In the camps “men feel less like men”, and their bruised egos all too readily flare into violence. ilary
As though the problems posed by the shortages are not bad enough, the distribution of relief material is fraught with allegations of corruption, mismanagement, fraud, and outright theft by government officials.