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Boko Haram attack kills six in Nigeria: Government

Earlier this year, the Nigerian military said it had retaken control of the forest, but there are reports the militants have moved back in. 

 

Nigeria mistakenly bombs refugee camp, kills at least 52

Nigeria mistakenly bombs refugee camp, kills at least 52

Among the wounded are Nigerians working for Doctors Without Borders and the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Boko Haram releases new video of alleged Chibok girls

Boko Haram releases new video of alleged Chibok girls

Boko Haram on Sunday released a video of the girls allegedly kidnapped from Chibok in April 2014, showing some who are still alive and claiming others died in air strikes.

Boko Haram gunmen kill 30 in two Nigeria village raids

At least 30 people have been killed in Boko Haram raids on two villages in northeast Nigeria, vigilantes told AFP Saturday.

Gunmen kill policeman, 19 others in northeast Nigeria: Police

Gunmen kill policeman, 19 others in northeast Nigeria: Police

Gunmen suspected to be ethnic Fulani herders have killed a policeman and 19 civilians in attacks on four farming communities in Nigeria`s northeastern Adamawa state, the police said Monday.

Nigerian Islamic court sentences cleric to death

An Islamic court in Kano, northern Nigeria, has sentenced a Muslim cleric to death for blasphemy against Islam`s holiest figure, the Prophet Mohammed, prosecutors and justice officials said on Tuesday.

30 dead in Boko Haram attack on 3 Nigeria villages: Vigilante

Most of the victims were slaughtered and most of the wounded had suffered machete cuts.

Death toll rises to 22 in Nigeria suicide attack on Shi`ite Muslim procession

The death toll in a suicide bombing on a Shia Muslim procession near the northern Nigerian city of Kano has risen to 22 after one more person was confirmed dead, one of the organisers said Saturday. 

Suicide bomber kills 21 at Shi`ite Muslim procession in Nigeria

Suicide bomber kills 21 at Shi`ite Muslim procession in Nigeria

A suicide bomber on Friday blew himself up among crowds in a Shia Muslim procession outside the northeast Nigerian city of Kano, organisers told AFP. 

Female suicide bombers kill 15 in Kano, NE Nigeria: Police

Two young female suicide bombers, including one thought to be aged just 11, killed 15 people at a busy mobile phone market in Kano, northeast Nigeria, police said on Wednesday.