Ban marks deadly Boko Haram attack on UN in Nigeria

UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Monday hailed Nigeria`s "greater stability and peace" under its new leader as he commemorated a deadly attack on the global body by Boko Haram militants.

Boko Haram guns down 9 villagers in NE Nigeria

Boko Haram Islamists shot dead at least nine people and set homes on fire in a raid on two villages in conflict-hit northeastern Nigeria, fleeing residents told AFP on Thursday.

16 Niger villagers killed in Boko Haram attack: Official

Boko Haram jihadists killed 16 civilians in an attack this week on a southeast Niger village, near the Nigerian border, a local official said on Saturday.

Five killed in Boko Haram attack on Niger village

At least five people were killed when militants from Nigeria`s Boko Haram Islamist group attacked a village in southwestern Niger, two Niger military officers said on Thursday.

Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram attack

Nigeria's defence headquarters said on Saturday that a combination of air and ground operation repelled an attack on a northeastern town of Bama by Boko Haram militants.

Boko Haram attack kills 10 in Nigeria

At least 10 people were killed in an attack carried out by the Boko Haram militants in a Nigeria-Cameroon border town in Borno state, a security source said Thursday.

Boko Haram launches twin attacks in Niger and Cameroon

Islamist Boko Haram insurgents from Nigeria bombed a Niger border town and carried out attacks in neighbouring Cameroon, kidnapping a bus full of passengers, military and local sources said on Monday.

Villagers bury dead nearly a week after Boko Haram attack

More than 100 bodies have been buried almost a week after a Boko Haram attack in northeast Nigeria, local leaders said on Monday, but added that many more victims of the attacks had yet to be found.

Nigeria: Boko Haram attack kills 10-year-old boy

A 10-year-old boy was killed when a rocket fired by suspected members of Islamic Boko Haram sect at a school hit him in the central Nigerian city Jos.

Suicide bomber kills 7 in northern Nigeria

The suicide attack bears the signature of an Islamic sect, Boko Haram which has been waging a bloody war against Nigeria`s government.

Residents flee Nigerian city over sect attack

Thousands fled the city of Maiduguri due to threat from Boko Haram, an Islamic sect responsible for several killings in the city.