Nigeria is involved in non-international armed conflict on its territory against Boko Haram, a non-state armed group that pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group in 2015.
Nigeria is a party to the non-international armed conflict on its territory against Boko Haram. Since January 2015, the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) has been supporting the Nigerian Government in the fight against Boko Haram. The MNJTF is composed of units from Nigeria, Niger, Chad, Cameroon and Benin. See Communiqué of the 484th Meeting of the PSC on the Boko Haram Terrorist Group, 29 January 2015 [PSC/AHG/COMM. 2(CDLXXXIV)], which authorized the deployment of the MNJTF.