Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 08:37
Islamist insurgents last week killed a total of 40 people and wounded a dozen others in two separate incidents in restive northeast Nigeria, a local official said.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 29, 2013, 11:07
Gunmen from Islamist group Boko Haram killed 27 villagers in two attacks in Nigeria`s restive northeast this week, a government official said, as violence continued to flare in the face of an army crackdown on the militants.
Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 10:52
Clashes in Nigeria`s restive northeast today killed five Boko Haram Islamists and 13 fighters from a vigilante group which has fought a series of recent battles with the Islamists, a state government official said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 09:05
Suspected Islamic militants gunned down at least 44 people praying at a mosque in northeast Nigeria, the latest in a string of attacks blamed on religious extremists.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 08:56
At least 48 people have been killed when armed bandits raided a northern Nigerian village in an apparent reprisal attack targeting a local vigilante group.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 08:46
Suspected Islamic militants have opened fire on students taking exams at a school in the country`s troubled northeast, killing at least nine pupils in the latest violence to wrack the volatile region, witnesses said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 20:52
A French sailor who was kidnapped from a tanker in Togo has been freed in southern Nigeria after an army rescue, the military said on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 18:18
At least 9,000 people have fled violence in northern Nigeria and crossed into neighbouring countries as a government offensive aims to end a four-year Islamist insurgency, the UN said on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 22:39
Nigeria`s President Goodluck Jonathan has decreed that two radical Islamic outfits in the country, including Boko Haram sect, be classified as terror groups and approved their proscription.
Last Updated: Sunday, May 05, 2013, 09:35
At least 39 people have been killed in Nigeria`s northern state of Taraba as clashes broke out between Christians and Muslims at a funeral.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 09:16
At least 17 people, including ten militants, have been killed in fighting between members of the radical Islamist group Boko Haram and security forces in northeastern Nigeria, officials said on Monday.
Last Updated: Monday, April 29, 2013, 23:47
A military official says at least 17 people have been killed in fighting between Islamic extremists and security forces in northeastern Nigeria.
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