I picked this up on Facebook late yesterday afternoon. This is happening, right now, in the world. Here are the facts as I understand them. First, a map Nigeria, which is in east-central Africa.
The northeastern corner of the country is a big forest, and an Islamist extremist group known as the Boko Haram jihadist network has base camps there. “Boko Haram” means “Western education is forbidden,” assuming I Fucking Love Science has their story straight (and I trust them). Here’s what’s happened over the last couple of weeks in northeastern Nigeria: