How much did Boko Haram forbid education in Nigeria?

In Hausa, a language spoken in Northern Nigeria, the words Boko Haram mean “(Western) education is forbidden." Boko Haram is also the name of one of the deadliest terrorist groups in Western Africa. Since 2009, Boko Haram has been in conflict with the Nigerian government, affecting nearly 15 million people. So, what has been the impact of Boko Haram on education in Nigeria, particularly in the northern region? The quick answer is: quite significant.


True to its name, Boko...