Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 16:43
The fate of more than 100 girls and young women abducted by Islamic extremists was thrown into uncertainty today when their school principal denied a report from Nigeria`s military that almost all the students were free.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 23:43
The Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram were taken to a stronghold of the Islamist group, parents said on Wednesday, as the security forces pressed on with a search to find the hostages.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 09:59
Heavily armed Boko Haram Islamists kidnapped more than 100 girls from a school in northeast Nigeria, sparking a search by soldiers to track down the attackers, a security source and witnesses said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 20:33
Heavily armed Islamist gunmen kidnapped a group of girls from a secondary school in northeast Nigeria`s Borno state and torched the surrounding town, a local official and a witness told AFP.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 06:49
Suspected Boko Haram Islamists have killed 19 people, including six college teachers, in three separate attacks in Nigeria`s troubled northeastern Borno state, residents and travellers said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 04:35
Abuja: At least 150 people were killed during the weekend in separate attacks in northwest and northeast regions of Nigeria, Africa`s most populous country, officials and witnesses said Monday.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 20:49
Boko Haram militants attacked a village in restive northern Nigeria, killing 17 people and setting houses and cars alight, the local government said on Sunday.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 00:02
More than 1,000 people have been killed so far this year in three states in northeastern Nigeria worst hit by Boko Haram violence, according to the country`s main relief organisation.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 00:38
Suspected Boko Haram militants on Tuesday hurled explosives in Nigeria`s troubled northeastern city of Maiduguri, killing five police officers, while a separate blast killed three.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 00:33
Gunmen have killed 13 people in an attack on a farming community in central Nigeria in the latest deadly violence to rip through the region, police said on Monday.
Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 16:29
Hospital and local government officials say an explosion at a village market near hideouts of Islamic extremists in northeast Nigeria has killed 32 people.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 22:09
Suspected Islamist militants detonated a bomb in a crowded marketplace in northeastern Nigeria killing at least 20 people, witnesses said on Sunday.
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