Boko Haram’s Long Trail Of Sorrow, Tears And Blood

January 2010, sect kills four in attack at Dala Alemderi ward in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
• September 7, 2010, group frees over 700 inmates from a prison in Bauchi State
•Friday January 28, 2011, sect kills Borno State governorship candidate of the All Nigeria People’s Party (ANPP), Mr. Modu Fannami Gubio, his brother, four police officers and a 12-year old boy.
March 3, 2011: Three people are killed and 21 injured by an explosive device thrown from a car at an election rally near Nigeria’s capital, Abuja.
•April 1, 2011 sect attacked a police station in Bauchi
• April 7: An explosion hits a polling booth at Unguwar Doki, Maiduguri, Borno State injuring more than 10 people
• April 8: Bomb explosion at the Independent Electoral Commission office in Suleja, kills 11.
•April 9, 2011, a polling center in Maiduguri was bombed.
•April 15, the Maiduguri office of the Independent National Electoral Commission was bombed, and several people were shot in a separate incident on the same day.
•April 20, Boko Haram killed a Muslim cleric and ambushed several police officers in Maiduguri.
• April 22, Boko Haram freed 14 prisoners during a jailbreak in Yola, Adamawa State
•April 21: Two suspected bomb makers die in a blast in Kaduna.
•April 25: Three bomb blasts rip through a hotel and a motor park in Maiduguri killing at least two persons.
• May 29, 2011, Boko Haram blamed for a series of bombings in northern Nigeria that killed 15 persons
•June 17, 2011, the group’s suicide bomber bombed the police force headquarters in Abuja killing many people
• June 26, 2011, the sect bombed a beer garden in Maiduguri, killing about 25 people.
• June 27, 2011, another bombing in Maiduguri attributed to the group killed at least two girls and wounded three customs officials.
• July 03, 2011, another bombing in a beer garden in Maiduguri killed about 20 people
• July 10, 2011, a bombing at the All Christian Fellowship Church in Suleja, Niger State.
•August 12, 2011, a prominent Muslim Cleric Liman Bana was shot dead by Boko Haram
• August 26, 2011, a suicide car bomber, leaving at least 21 dead and dozens more injured, blew up the UN headquarters in Abuja.
• October 16, 2011, Boko Haram shot and killed politician Modu Bintube outside of his home in Maiduguri..
• October 22, 2011: Boko Haram slew Alhaji Zakariya Isa, a Nigerian Television Authority journalist, claiming that he was a government informant.
• November 5, 2011: A series of coordinated attacks in Borno and Yobe states, primarily around Damaturu, killed at least 67 people, leaving a new police headquarters in ruins, and government offices burned.
• November 11: Explosion in Bauchi left five people injured
• December 8, Bomb blast at a market in Kaduna claim 15.
• December 25, bomb explosion rocks, St. Theresa Catholic Church, Madalla, Niger State; scores are left dead or injured.
• January 20, 2012: 20 blasts rock the city of Kano; many lose their lives, including Channels TV reporter, Eneche Akogwu.

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