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At least 8 dead after suicide bombers hit camps in Nigeria

At least eight people are dead after female suicide bombers attacked two displaced persons camps in northeastern Nigeria's main city, a civilian self- defense group said Monday.

Nobel winner Malala Yousafzai in Nigeria speaks out against Boko Haram

Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai was greeted with cheers by dozens of young women in northeastern Nigeria, where she spoke out for the many girls abducted under Boko Haram's deadly insurgency.

Eight killed in Nigeria suicide bombing: Authorities

The head of the Borno state emergency management agency, Ahmed Satomi, said the blast happened at about 5:30 am (0430 GMT) in the London Ciki area of Maiduguri, which has been at the epicentre of Boko Haram violence since 2009.

Dozen killed, over 40 wounded in Cameroon suicide bomb attack

At least 12 people were killed and over 40 wounded in a suicide bomb attack in a small town in northern Cameroon near the Nigerian border late on Wednesday, an senior army source and a local official told Reuters.

Suicide bombers in northeast Nigeria's Maiduguri kill 17: Police

The blasts struck four areas in the city, which is the capital of Borno, the state worst affected by the eight-year-old insurgency by Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo back home after London visit to ailing President

Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo back home after London visit to ailing President

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.

 

Suicide bombers kill two, wound 11 in attack in Niger: United Nation

Bombers killed two people and wounded 11 others at a U.N.-managed camp in Niger housing thousands of people who have fled Boko Haram violence in the first suicide attack in the region in a year, the U.N. refugee agency said on Friday.

Eight Chadian troops killed in clashes with Boko Haram

Eight Chadian soldiers were killed in fierce fighting with Boko Haram insurgents at the weekend on islands on Lake Chad.

Five killed in Boko Haram mine blast, ambush

Five people have been killed in a landmine explosion and a roadside ambush in northeast Nigeria blamed on Boko Haram.

Boko Haram make biggest raid on Nigeria's Maiduguri in 18 months

Boko Haram insurgents launched their biggest attack on the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri in 18 months on Wednesday night, the eve of a visit by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to war refugees sheltering there.

Suicide bombers attack camp in north Cameroon, 11 people dead

Authorities in northern Cameroon say 11 people are dead after two suicide bombers attacked a camp for those displaced by Boko Haram extremist violence in the region. 

"Welcome our dear girls", Nigeria''s Buhari tells freed Chibok girls

"Welcome our dear girls", Nigeria''s Buhari tells freed Chibok girls

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.
 

82 freed Chibok schoolgirls to meet with Nigerian president

Nigeria's president says he will meet Sunday with 82 Chibok schoolgirls freed this weekend after being kidnapped three years ago by Boko Haram.

Nigeria prisoner swap secures release of 82 Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists

Nigeria prisoner swap secures release of 82 Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists

Nigeria on Saturday said it had negotiated the release of 82 of the more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists more than three years ago, securing their freedom in a prisoner swap deal.

US, UK say Boko Haram wants to kidnap foreigners in northeast Nigeria

US, UK say Boko Haram wants to kidnap foreigners in northeast Nigeria

The United States and British governments are warning that the Boko Haram extremist group is actively planning to kidnap foreigners in northeast Nigeria.

How climate change actually fuels terrorism

How climate change actually fuels terrorism

A report commissioned by the German government warned on Thursday that terrorist groups are increasingly using natural resources such as water as a weapon of war, controlling access to it, further compounding and exacerbating resource scarcities.

Terror attacks on UK, US embassies foiled, say Nigerian police

Nigeria's Secret Police on Wednesday said that it had foiled a plot by Boko Haram terrorists to carry out attacks on embassies of the United Kingdom and the United States as well as other Western targets in the country's capital Abuja.

Boko Haram torches military base a day after farmers killed

Boko Haram jihadists have torched a military base in northeast Nigeria, a day after the group killed seven people in a separate raid, residents said.

Boko Haram leader in new video vows to establish caliphate

 Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau in a new video is vowing to continue his insurgency until he establishes an Islamic caliphate across West and Central Africa.

Suicide bombers blow themselves up in Nigeria's Maiduguri; four killed, many wounded

Three suicide bombers killed four people and injured eight others in a village near the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a police spokesman said on Sunday.