Boko Haram attack 16 villages; 2000 killed and many more displaced

The insurgent group in Nigeria, Boko Haram has destroyed around 16 towns and villages in a major attack. The attack came in just when the President Goodluck Jonathan kicked off his campaign for re-election.

For years, the Boko Haram militants have been opposing the western influence in Nigeria which has led to many barbaric assaults on the native population. The recent attacks have an estimated death toll of more than 2000. The militants captured the town of Baga in Borno state for the second time in a week, forcing at least 20,000 people to flee. Two locals reported that the militants started shooting indiscriminately and burnt down the houses and other settlements. A senior government official told that petrol bombs and explosives were used in the attack.

The officials also confirmed that 560 villagers had been stranded on an island on Lake Chad since Boko Haram first attacked. The conditions there are very bad as there is no food and deadly diseases are prevalent because of abundance of mosquitoes. As the election are closing in the government is working under pressure and is drafting a bill is to allow those in refugee camps inside Nigeria to participate in the electoral process.

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David Nataf started his career as co-founder of Net Development, a leading French web integrators, employing 80 people. After the merger of Net Development with Reef publisher, David joined the law firm, Jean-Pierre Millet, with the defense of computer attackers and victimes specialty ("hackers") in cases between different organizations such as NSA or other members of the international interception 'Echelon' network from the UKUSA treaty or the US Air Force. He is the author of several books on information warfare, consultant for the European Parliament as an expert in computer security (SSI) and electromagnetic signals intelligence (SIGINT). David Nataf successively launched several start-ups of the Internet in the field of paperless technologies termination of contracts online (""); online subscription to early stage fundraising foreshadowing the model will retain more later the platform "", or free roaming mobile operators (MVNO). Given his specialty at the cross road of anti computer crime legal advising, Internet technology, media and anti-propaganda operations, David has naturally become an actor's influence on the Web, working for a think-tank representing french defense and Aerospace. He is architecting crypto farms and masternodes for cryptocurrencies in Asia and Israel technological parks. He graduated in Law from the Faculty of Paris, is a passionate graduated gemologist by Gemological Institute of America "GG", Gemmological Association of Great Britain "Cert-Ga", practical daily triathlon.

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