Boko Haram kills over 50 people in two days of attacks

Over 50 people were killed in a 48-hour wave of attacks blamed on Boko Haram jihadists in northeastern Nigeria, sources said Monday, days ahead of the government`s deadline to stamp out the group.

30 killed in Nigeria mosque blasts

The bombs, suspected to have been planted in the mosque, went off twice as worshipers arrived for prayer in Sulemanti ward.

Cameroon troops chase insurgents, kill 70: Nigerians

 Cameroonian troops have killed at least 70 residents while chasing Islamic insurgents in the Gwoza area of Borno state in northeastern Nigeria, fleeing villagers said

14 killed as suicide bombings hit mosque in Nigeria

Many others were injured when two suicide bombers hit the mosque in Molai area of the restive Maiduguri city, Borno state police chief Aderemi Opadokun told Xinhua.

Nigeria claims rescue of 241 women, girls from Boko Haram

Nigeria`s military on Wednesday said troops had rescued 241 women and children during operations against Boko Haram Islamist militants in the country`s restive northeast.

At least 54 people killed in bomb blasts in Nigeria's Maiduguri

At least 54 people were killed and 90 wounded in multiple bomb attacks in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Sunday evening, a police spokesman said on Monday.

`Military gaining ground` against Boko Haram: Nigeria`s Buhari

Nigeria`s President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said great strides had been made in the fight against Boko Haram, rounding on critics lamenting a lack of progress against the insurgents.

Boko Haram kills nearly 80 in NE Nigeria villages: Locals

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen shot dead nearly 80 people in separate attacks on three villages at in Nigeria`s restive northeast Borno state at the weekend, a vigilante and residents said Monday.

Boko Haram kills 68 in remote part of Borno State: Governor

The governor of Borno in northeast Nigeria says Islamic extremist group Boko Haram has killed 68 villagers in a remote area of his state.

Suicide bombers kill soldier in NE Nigeria: Vigilantes

Two suicide bombers killed a soldier at a checkpoint in Boko Haram`s heartland in northeastern Nigeria, vigilantes helping troops in the fight against the jihadists told AFP on Wednesday. 

Female suicide bomber blows herself up in NE Nigeria market

A female suicide bomber blew herself up Friday at a big market in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a vigilante and a witness said.

Suspected Islamists kill `at least 21` in NE Nigeria

At least 21 people were killed in a new attack by suspected Islamists in a village in northeastern Borno state, residents said Saturday.

12 killed in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

At least 12 people were killed when Boko Haram fighters stormed a local community in Nigeria`s Borno state, witnesses said on Wednesday.

Dozens killed in Boko Haram raids on NE Nigeria villages: Police

 Boko Haram gunmen killed dozens of people in raids on four villages in northeast Nigeria, slitting the throats of some residents and opening fire on others, a resident and the police said Tuesday.

Dozens killed in Boko Haram raids on NE Nigeria villages: Police

 Boko Haram gunmen killed dozens of people in raids on four villages in northeast Nigeria, slitting the throats of some residents and opening fire on others, a resident and the police said Tuesday.

Protesters march on Nigeria presidency over kidnapped girls

 Hundreds of members of a campaign group calling for the release of 219 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram marched on Nigeria`s presidential villa on Wednesday to demand government action.

Female suicide bomber kills four near military checkpoint in NE Nigeria: Witnesses

A female suicide bomber on Tuesday blew herself up near a military checkpoint in restive Nigeria`s northeastern Borno state, killing four people, witnesses said.

Twin blasts kill 10 in northeast Nigeria: Police

Twin blasts kill 10 in northeast Nigeria: Police

 

Maiduguri: Two suicide bomb blasts along a highway in northeast Nigeria killed at least 10 people on Thursday afternoon, state police said, the latest in a string of almost daily attacks by suspected Islamist militants.

Boko Haram slaughters 150 in Nigeria

Boko Haram slaughters 150 in Nigeria

At least 150 people have been killed in an attack believed to have been carried out by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria`s north-eastern Borno state.

Suicide bombers kill at least three in northeast Nigeria

Suicide bombers kill at least three in northeast Nigeria

Two suicide bombers killed at least three people and injured 16 in the capital of the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno on Saturday, the latest in a string of deadly attacks by suspected Islamist militants.