Nigeria’s Boko Haram ‘in village massacre’
(Boko Haram means ‘western education is forbidden’.)
Boko Haram, which
claims to be is fighting to create an Islamic state in northern Nigeria, is notorious for extreme violence and indiscriminate attacks.
The senator for Borno state, where the attack took place, has told the BBC that 106 people were killed in the latest attack.
Ali Ndume said around 100 Islamist militants attacked Izghe for five hours on Saturday evening, without any intervention from the army.
He said the military recently withdrew from the area after nine soldiers were killed in an ambush last week.
Obama warns Uganda over anti-gay law–Â
PresidentÂ Barry Soetoro aka Hussein Â Obama has warned Uganda’s President Yoweri Musuveni that enacting an anti-gay law will complicate relations with the US.