The insurgency has left more than 20,000 people dead since it began in 2009.Sep 05, 2017, 14:34 PM IST
Terrorists and criminals must be fought and destroyed relentlessly so that the majority of us can live in peace and safety.Aug 21, 2017, 12:45 PM IST
Nigeria's president has said he is recovering from illness and that he expects to return from treatment in London once doctors give the go-ahead, his office said today.Jul 25, 2017, 20:13 PM IST
The unannounced and brief trip has fuelled speculation over Buhari's illness, the details of which have not been made public, and whether he will be able to stand in the 2019 elections.
Jul 12, 2017, 16:23 PM IST
Although the kidnapping of the Chibok girls caught global attention, Boko Haram, which has pledged loyalty to Islamic State, has kidnapped thousands of adults and children.
Nigeria's president says he will meet Sunday with 82 Chibok schoolgirls freed this weekend after being kidnapped three years ago by Boko Haram.May 07, 2017, 13:55 PM IST
Nigeria is advising its citizens against all but essential travel to the United States because of the lack of clarity on new immigration rules, the government said on Monday.Mar 06, 2017, 20:26 PM IST
Nigeria on Thursday said it had summoned South Africa's top diplomat to register its fears about a fresh wave of violence against immigrants near Johannesburg and Pretoria.Feb 23, 2017, 23:09 PM IST
Fourteen million people in northeast Nigeria urgently need humanitarian assistance and 75,000 children risk dying in "a few months", the United Nations warned Tuesday.Nov 15, 2016, 21:06 PM IST
Most of the kidnapped students were Christian but had been forcibly converted to Islam during captivity.Oct 17, 2016, 02:28 AM IST
The Islamic State-allied faction of Boko Haram which last week freed 21 of more than 200 Chibok girls kidnapped in April 2014 in northeast Nigeria is willing to negotiate the release of 83 more of the girls, the president`s spokesman said on Sunday.Oct 17, 2016, 00:11 AM IST
Two suspected Boko Haram attacks in northeast Nigeria have left up to 14 people dead and three soldiers wounded, the army and local residents said on Monday.Sep 20, 2016, 03:58 AM IST
Nigeria opened negotiations with Boko Haram over the release of the kidnapped Chibok girls last year, but the talks were derailed due to a split in the extremist group, a minister said Friday.Sep 17, 2016, 01:57 AM IST
Secretary of State John Kerry is arriving in Africa on Monday for talks in Kenya and Nigeria on countering terrorism.Aug 21, 2016, 09:34 AM IST