The Islamist extremist group Boko Haram has terrorised Nigeria and neighbouring countries for over a decade. Suicide bombings, the burning of villages and mass kidnappings like the abduction of more than 200 school girls from the town of Chibok, have left thousands dead and millions displaced. So how did the group become such a threat for so long and why has the fight to eradicate it failed? Let us unpack that for you.
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