Last Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 19:03
Nigeria is fighting an Islamic uprising by Boko Haram based mainly in the northeast, where the government has declared a state of emergency.
Last Updated: Monday, March 18, 2013, 23:59
There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but Boko Haram is a key suspect.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 22, 2012, 17:36
Suicide car bombers attacked the offices of a Nigerian subsidiary of Indian telecom major Bharti Airtel in the volatile city of Kano besides that of South African firm MTN, killing at least four.
Last Updated: Saturday, September 01, 2012, 10:53
The accident occurred on the Potiskum-Kano road in Yobe state when two buses coming from opposite sides had a head on collision.
Last Updated: Monday, August 13, 2012, 10:13
The Boko Haram group`s official name is Jama`atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda`awati wal-Jihad.
Last Updated: Monday, July 30, 2012, 20:10
No group has claimed responsibility for the attacks but Boko Haram has carried out several attacks in northern Nigeria recently.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 24, 2012, 11:16
They were arrested for their involvement in illegal textile trade, and for taking jobs that belonged to local Nigerians, said the chief of the immigration department in Kano.
Last Updated: Monday, April 30, 2012, 16:11
A witness said the blast could have been targeting the police commissioner who drove past shortly before.
Last Updated: Monday, April 30, 2012, 10:39
No group immediately claimed responsibility, but the attacks bore similarities to others carried by Boko Haram.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 29, 2012, 14:44
The attackers targeted an old section of Bayero University`s campus where religious groups use a theater to hold worship services.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 25, 2012, 09:19
The suspected Boko Haram assailants besieged the police headquarters in north-eastern city of Gombe, killing 17 people, police said.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 23, 2012, 11:29
Spokesman for Joint Military Task Force said they arrested four members of Boko Haram during the shootout.
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