Nigeria: Muslims storm community, murder one, burn houses and crops, abduct six

This is not “extremism.” Abduction of Infidels is sanctioned in Islamic law and subject to particular rules: “As for the captives, the amir [ruler] …
Muslim "extremism" is a prevarication popularized by the media. It's actually Muslim fundamentalism since, as the article correctly notes, such behavior is sactioned in Islamic law. There are, in fact, many decent Muslims out there. Paradoxically they're the ones who follow their own faith the least.