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Boko Haram - Ruling by Whim?

In October, Boko Haram militants seized Mubi, the commercial hub in Nigeria’s northern Adamawa state -- making it the biggest town under the insurgents' control before the Nigerian military re-captured it November. In those few weeks, the militants ruled by whim, conscripted by gunpoint, and imposed harsh punishments. The head bodyguard for the Emir of Mubi, Abdullahi Umaru, could do nothing but watch as Boko Haram fighters stomped across his boss’ polished floors and manhandled...

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