Buhari’s election win was Nigeria’s first democratic transfer of power. He inherits a host of problems from his predecessor Jonathan, whose 10 year tenure was marked by aimless security.
UN children’s agency said women and children have carried out three-quarters of all reported Boko Harem suicide bombings with girls blamed for nine such attacks since July.
The assault was the first on Maiduguri for three months and came after sweeping offensives against Boko Haram strongholds.
Boko Haram dual attack in Nigerian college killed 1, 45 others were injured in the chaos.
Captured and impregnated by Boko Haram, the rescued women struggle through the stigma of the society.
Confined to a dot on the map and surrounded by the Nigerian army, militants short of weapons and fuel turn against their leaders.
It is unclear if those rescued include the schoolgirls kidnapped a year ago from a boarding school in Chibok town.
Musa was in the first group of rescued women and girls to be transported by road over three days to the safety of the Malkohi refugee camp.
The women were exhausted, too traumatized to realize they were safe, or be questioned about their experiences under Boko Haram
Nigerian Army rescued another 234 women, girls and children from Boko Haram in the remote Sambisa Forest.
Experts say that most of these women who were rescued from Boko Haram stronghold would require extensive psychological treatment.
Boko Haram abducted around 300 girls from Chibok in April last year arousing world round anger.
“We do not know if the Chibok girls can be rescued.” – President Buhari
The UN and African rights groups also called for an end to the targeting of boys and girls in the conflict.
Children have become deliberate targets, often subjected to extreme violence – from sexual abuse and forced marriage,” the report says.