Support for African troops against Boko Haram, Chad expelled Boko Haram, why boko haram strong
Plan West Africa task force will still be submitted to the UN Security Council.
Organization of African Unity, the AU, supported the plan task force with force of 7,500 West African troops to confront militant group Boko Haram.
Chairman of the AU, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, said the threat of Islamic militants that requires 'responses together and effectively'.
Nigeria's four neighboring countries -that Benin, Cameroon, Chad, and Niger- already agreed to donate troops to the task force.
Speaking after a meeting of the AU in the capital city of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa on Friday, January 30th, Dlamini-Zuma said the Multinational Joint Task Force, MJTF, will have an initial mandate of one year.
He said MJTF would launch a military operation to prevent the expansion of Boko Haram and other terrorist groups Admiralties Group and destroy their existence.
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said the Boko Haram require tanggpan 'together and effectively'.
However masuh not clear that the authority of the international force, whether deployed in the border region to prevent militant Boko Haram to another country or will enter into a militant attack Nigerian territory.
And this plan will still be submitted to the UN Security Council for endorsement.
Currently, Chad has deployed troops to Cameroon to help the inclusion of members of Boko Haram there.
Chad army also reportedly managed to oust the Boko Haram out of town Malumfatori, Nigeria's northeast, after a two-day battle.
Nigeria re-mastered Chad town of Boko Haram
Islamist group Boko Haram hostages kidnapped and brought to Nigeria northeast.
Chad military expel Boko Haram militia from the town Malumfatori, Nigeria northeast, said a top official from Niger to the BBC.
The town is located near the border of Chad and Niger are held back after a two-day conflict.
Ground forces and air reportedly deployed in the attack.
Niger officials said ground troops entered the city after crossing Chad Lake Chad is yet unknown whether this operation is permitted Nigeria.
Boko Haram rebels made a number of cross-border attacks against neighboring countries of Nigeria in recent months, attacked a number of villages, and military bases.
The Islamist group has kidnapped dozens of people and bring them to the northeast of Nigeria, many areas they control.
Nigerian government who strive to overcome the militia but neighboring countries-including Niger and Kamerun- said the operation should be improved.
Chad has sent troops to Cameroon to help overcome the infiltration of Boko Haram.
Last week Nigerian military has aying Chad will fight in the region.
Why Boko Haram become so powerful?
Three million people are victims of humanitarian crisis as a result of a five-year rebellion.
Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram very brutal rebellion in Africa, as reported by BBC, Farouk Chothia.
They control many areas, threatening the validity region of Nigeria and start a war by targeting the neighboring countries of Cameroon.
Officials estimate that about three million people become victims of humanitarian crisis as a result of a five-year insurgency in the northeast.
Where they operate?
The group is reportedly split into several factions that operate autonomously in northern and central Nigeria.
Boko Haram is composed of six groups, the most organized and cruelest in Borno.
The International Crisis Group (ICG) estimates there are six groups-most organized and ruthless in the state of Borno, with Boko Haram master the most territory.
How militia recruitment?
The villagers were forced to join if you do not want to be killed. The militant group also rely on the criminals and the 'pay if they do attack, "according to the ICG.
Boko Haram killed villagers who do not want to join.
Most of the Boko Haram militia is from Kanuri ethnic group leader Abubakar Shekau- -asal which suggests he has an influence on the traditional rulers in Nigeria's northeast.
When Boko Haram attacked the city, often they are also suspected of robbing a bank to obtain operating funds.
Satellite photo shows a remote area burned Nigeria Boko Haram.
In 2012, the Nigerian military has accused Boko Haram extort money from businessmen, politicians, government officials, threatening to kidnap otherwise pay.
How do I get a gun?
Boko Haram attacked many police stations and military headquarters in Nigeria, get a variety of weapons including tanks, trucks, rocket-propelled grenades and rifles.
Boko Haram weapons obtained from robbery and smuggling.
ICG said this group in cooperation with smugglers from the no man's land in the Sahel region.
What can be defeated?
The government declared a state of emergency in 2013 in three states most affected by the bad uprising, namely Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe.
The government declared a state of emergency and armed militias.
The military is also arming militias, which plays an important role in remote areas when the government army's presence is not great.
What Boko Haram associated with ISIS?
Shekau praised ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi through a video that circulated last year by referring to him as caliph.
He also praised al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, ISIS chief rivals for support jihadist world.
Boko Haram Leader Abubakar Shekau not express support for any group.
However Shekau not expressed the group's support for one. (BBC)