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By William Tucker

Abubakar Shekau, the leader of the Boko Harem Islamist movement, has recently been declared dead by the Nigerian military. This information was originally confined to an internal Nigerian intelligence report, but the information was made public by the military. Reports suggest that Shekau was involved in a fire-fight against the Nigerian military and was wounded in the action.

By William Tucker

The United Nations headquarters building in the Nigerian capital of Abuja was struck by a large car bomb killing at least 18 and wounding hundreds more. According to reports, the hospitals in Abuja have become overwhelmed by the large amount of casualties injured in the blast. Boko Harem, an indigenous Islamist group, has claimed responsibility for the attack.