Maiduguri

Why Boko Haram targets Maiduguri university

The institution has taken drastic measures to prevent attacks from the militant group
Security forces in Nigeria say they have foiled a suicide bombing attack by suspected Boko Haram militants on the university of Maiduguri in northeastern part of the country. The university's spokesperson, Danjuma Gambo, explains it's not the first time the institution has been targeted. He spoke to BBC Newsday.

(Picture: The entrance of the Maiduguri unniversity. Credit: Stefan Heunis/AFP/Getty Images)
Zannah teaches the orphans of both Boko Haram fighters and Nigerian army soldiers
Volunteer schoolteacher Zannah Mustapha is the winner of the 2017 Nansen Refugee Award