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No retreat, no surrender: understanding the religious terrorism of Boko Haram in Nigeria

Agbiboa, Daniel Egiegba


Boko Haram, a radical Islamist group from northeastern Nigeria, has caused severe destruction in Nigeria since 2009. The threat posed by the extremist group has been described by the present Nigerian President as worse than that of Nigeria’s civil war in the 1960s. A major drawback in the Boko Haram literature to date is that much effort has been spent to remedy the problem in lieu of understanding it. This paper attempts to bridge this important gap in existing literature by exploring the role...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013-08
Type: Journal article
Source: African Study Monographs 35.3 (2013): 65-84


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