Eight die in Nigeria from toxic fumes inhalation

 Eight people died from inhaling toxic fumes on Saturday and some 100 others were hospitalised after an accidental blast hit a water treatment plant near Jos in central Nigeria, local officials said.

Suspected Islamists kill eight in NE Nigeria village: Locals

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen killed eight people in a raid on a village in northeastern Nigeria`s Borno state, a local resident and a vigilante said Thursday.

Three girls blow themselves up in deadly Nigeria attacks

Three girls staged suicide bombings in the Nigerian city of Damaturu on Friday, killing at least 13 people as residents prepared for the Eid festival at the end of Ramadan, police said.

Twin blasts hit market in NE Nigeria, 'nearly 50 killed'
Twin blasts hit market in NE Nigeria, 'nearly 50 killed'

At least 49 people were killed and dozens injured when twin blasts struck a market in the northeast Nigerian city of Gombe, rescue workers said.

Deadly twin blasts hit market in NE Nigeria: Witnesses

Twin blasts rocked a market in the northeast Nigerian city of Gombe on Thursday, leaving several people dead, witnesses said, in the latest slew of violence likely linked to Boko Haram jihadists.

At least 30 dead in triple Islamist attack in NE Nigeria

 At least 30 people were killed in three attacks by Islamists in northeastern Nigeria, local officials and inhabitants said Wednesday.

Dozens killed in Boko Haram raids on NE Nigeria villages

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

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.

Suicide attack at checkpoint in Nigeria`s Maiduguri kills four

Four people killed were killed on Monday when a suicide bomber hit a military checkpoint on the outskirts of the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, civilian vigilantes told AFP.

Suicide attack at checkpoint in Nigeria`s Maiduguri

A suicide bomber hit a military checkpoint on the outskirts of the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Monday, in the latest in a string of attacks blamed on Boko Haram Islamists.

Suspected cattle thieves kill 37 in Nigeria: Local govt official

 Gunmen suspected of being cattle thieves killed at least 37 people in a village in northern Nigeria`s Zamfara state, a local government official said Monday. 

Suicide bomber kills five in NE Nigeria church: Police, witness

 A suicide bomber blew himself up on Sunday inside a church in the restive northeastern Nigerian city of Potiskum, killing five worshippers, a police officer and witness told AFP. 

Female suicide bombers cause heavy casualties in NE Nigeria

Several female suicide bombers blew themselves up in the midst of fleeing residents in a northeast Nigerian village, continuing a series of attacks that have killed some 200 people in just three days, witnesses said on Saturday.

Five dead in suicide blast at Nigeria leprosy hospital

At least five people have been killed and 10 wounded after a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a leprosy hospital on the outskirts of the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, emergency services said.

10 dead, 30 injured in suicide blast in Nigeria

 Ten people were killed at a market in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday when a girl thought to be aged just 12 detonated explosives she was carrying, a relative of one of the injured victims and a health worker told AFP.

Death toll from market blast in Nigeria's northeast rises to 45

 At least 31 people were killed when an explosion ripped through a busy market in the northeast Nigerian city of Yola, an emergency official said on Friday.

Boko Haram 'in deadly raid on NE Nigeria town'

Boko Haram fighters killed several people and destroyed dozens of homes in a raid on a town in northeast Nigeria's Borno state, local residents, a vigilante and the military said.

Suicide bomber explodes at Nigerian bus station, kills 8

A teenage suicide bomber blew herself up and killed seven other people on Saturday outside a bustling bus station in the northeast Nigerian town of Damaturu, the state medical director said of the latest in a string of attacks this week by Nigeria's home-grown Boko Haram extremists.

At least 55 killed in Boko Haram raids on two Nigerian villages: Residents

At least 55 people were killed in two Boko Haram raids this week near Maiduguri, capital of restive northeastern Nigeria Borno state, a vigilante and two residents said on Friday.