NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT RESPONSES AND ACTION ON TERRORIST ACTIVITIES WITHIN THE STATE
After decolonization from British rule, terrorism was major challenge for Nigeria. This state is a Muslim rule state and according to population census two major religious groups Muslims and Christian founding there. In Northern Nigeria a group named Boko Haram was founded in 2002, which is a terrorist group and works to purify Islam. This group displaced more than two million people from their families and also killed thousands of people. Nigeria Government declared this group as a terrorist group and fought against this group. This study addresses the policies of Nigerian Government to tackle this group and will explore the contextual factors that are root cause of Boko Haram terrorist activities and what aim it tries to achieve.