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Abuja blast suspect extradited to Nigeria: Police

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 03:38

A man alleged to be the co-mastermind of April`s deadly Abuja bus station bombing was extradited to Nigeria Tuesday, according to police.

Boko Haram chief claims Lagos, Abuja attacks in new video

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 19:45

The head of Nigeria`s Boko Haram Islamists has claimed responsibility for a June 25 bombing in the capital Abuja and an attack hours later in Lagos, in a video on Sunday.

Boko Haram chief claims Lagos, Abuja attacks in new video

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 16:25

The head of Nigeria`s Boko Haram Islamists has claimed responsibility for a June 25 bombing in the capital Abuja and an attack hours later in Lagos which the authorities tried to cover up, in a video obtained by AFP Sunday.

Nigeria police warn of suicide attacks on capital

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 21:38

The Nigerian police warned of a new wave terrorist attacks on the capital Abuja, where more than 100 people have been killed in bombings since April.

Over 160 civilians killed in Nigeria: Report

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 10:39

At least 160 people have so far been killed in recent attacks in central Nigeria by unknown gunmen, a media report said Saturday.

Nigeria: `Good news` soon on kidnapped girls

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 05:49

Nigeria`s National Council of State is promising to deliver "some good news" very soon about more than 200 schoolgirls held captive by Islamic extremists for nearly three months.

Nigerian villagers plead for UN protection from Boko Haram

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 20:35

Villagers from a northeast Nigerian town where Boko Haram Islamists abducted more than 200 schoolgirls today appealed to the United Nations to intervene because of worsening violence in the region.

Not joking! Nigerian singer offers her virginity to Boko Haram in return for abducted girls

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 11:17

In a sensationalistic offer, a 23-year old Nigerian female pop singer has appealed the Boko Haram to release all the abducted schoolgirls in return for her virginity that she is willing to lose to the deadly militants.

Nigeria denies latest mass abduction claims

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 03:37

Nigeria`s government today denied claims that Boko Haram militants abducted 60 women and children from the country`s restive northeast, saying there was no evidence despite eyewitness testimony.

Twin Nigeria blasts claim 162 lives: Report

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 09:36

As many as 162 people were killed in the twin blasts that hit a market in Nigeria`s central city of Jos, security agencies said.

US military officials arrive in Nigeria to join search for missing girls

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 14:06

US military officials landed in Nigeria on Friday in a bid to assist the African country in the search for hundreds of school girls kidnapped by militant group Boko Haram.

Kidnapped Nigerian girls likely separated, taken out of country

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 10:36

Authorities have said that they suspect Nigerian militant group Boko Haram may have separated the nearly 300 girls it has abducted and taken them out of the country.