• In this Monday Aug. 29, 2016 file photo, a mother feeds her malnourished child at a feeding centre run by Doctors Without Borders in Maiduguri Nigeria. During its seven-year uprising, Boko Haram extremists have killed more than 20,000 people and displaced more than 2.6 million in Nigeria and neighboring Cameroon, Niger and Chad. ( AP Photo/Sunday Alamba, File)

    Widows of victims of Nigeria’s Boko Haram say aid overdue

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — After her husband was killed by a Boko Haram suicide bomber late last year, Hajjagana Mbasaru was forced to pull her children from school and rely on friends to feed them. Like other widows of civilians fighting the Islamic extremists in northern Nigeria, she spent long months waiting for any kind of government support.