Amnesty accuses Nigeria`s military over deadly Shiite clashes

Amnesty International on Friday accused Nigeria`s military of deliberately shooting dead more than 350 Shiite Muslims, burying them in mass graves and destroying evidence of the crime.

Seven killed in NE Nigeria suicide bombing: Army

At least seven people were killed in a suicide bomb attack near a camp for those displaced by the Boko Haram conflict in northeast Nigeria, the has army said.

Boko Haram gunmen kill 11 in NE Nigeria: vigilantes

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen on horseback killed at least 11 people in northeast Nigeria this week, two civilian vigilantes assisting the military said on Thursday.

Boko Haram ambushes military chief convoy in Nigeria

 The Nigerian Army on Tuesday confirmed an ambush on the convoy of the acting General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division, Brigadier-General Victor Ezugwu in the restive city of Maiduguri.

Boko Haram attacks soldiers in northeastern Nigeria

Boko Haram fighters on Monday attacked Nigerian soldiers in the northeast of the country, where the jihadists have been waging a seven-year insurgency, the army said.

Nigeria: Boko Haram sends `proof of life` video of Chibok girls

Nigeria: Boko Haram sends `proof of life` video of Chibok girls

Two of the three mothers of the 219 schoolgirls still missing since the mass abduction on April 14, 2014 recognised their daughters on the video.

Amnesty urges probe over ‘mass burials’ of Shias by Nigerian Army

Claims by a Kaduna state official that Nigeria's military secretly buried 347 people after clashes with members of a minority Shia Muslim sect should be investigated and anyone suspected of wrongdoing put on trial, Amnesty International said on Tuesday.

Mass burial after army-Shiite clash in northern Nigeria

Nearly 350 dead bodies were buried in a mass grave in northern Nigeria after clashes between the army and supporters of a Shiite cleric, a public official has told an inquiry into the unrest.

Alarming rise in child suicide bombers used by Boko Haram: UN

Alarming rise in child suicide bombers used by Boko Haram: UN

Experts said Boko Haram is now trying to spread terror by using children for attacks in crowded markets, mosques and even camps for people fleeing Boko Haram violence.

Mass burial after army-Shi`ite clash in northern Nigeria: Public official

Nearly 350 dead bodies were buried in a mass grave in northern Nigeria after clashes between the Army and supporters of a Shi`ite cleric, a public official has told an inquiry into the unrest.

Nigerian troops foil Boko Haram suicide attack in northeast

Nigerian troops on Friday thwarted an attempt by four suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers to attack the restive northeastern city of Maiduguri, hotbed of the Islamist group, an army spokesman said. 

HOPE! The story of a Nigerian 'witch boy' and his rescuer that will move you to tears

HOPE! The story of a Nigerian 'witch boy' and his rescuer that will move you to tears

Lovén had found the child, named Hope (two-year-old), in January and he was, as pictures confirm, was on the brink of starvation.

Boko Haram seized 300 children in 2nd 2014 school attack: Locals, HRW

Boko Haram seized hundreds of children from a remote town in northeast Nigeria in late 2014 but initial calls to report the kidnapping were ignored with locals fearful of the government`s response, residents told AFP on Wednesday.

Shell dragged into Nigeria oil corruption probe

Shell dragged into Nigeria oil corruption probe

Oil giant Shell has been dragged into a corruption probe linked to a major offshore deal in Nigeria, the company confirmed Tuesday.

Nigeria verifying if 'bomber' is kidnapped Chibok girl

Nigeria is sending a team to Cameroon on Sunday to verify a would-be suicide bomber's claim that she is one of the 276 school girls kidnapped by the Boko Haram from the northern town of Chibok.

Nigeria to deploy troops in Benue to end communal killings

Nigeria to deploy troops in Benue to end communal killings

The Nigerian Army will adjust deployment of troops as part of measures to end the killings in Agatu communities in central north Benue State, a top military officer said on Saturday.

Two suicide bombers kill 22 at mosque in northeast Nigeria's Maiduguri

Two female suicide bombers killed 22 people on Wednesday at a mosque outside the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, the heart of a seven-year-old insurgency by Islamist Boko Haram militants, a military spokesman said.

Female suicide bombers kill 22 at Nigerian mosque

Two female suicide bombers killed at least 22 worshippers in an attack during dawn prayers Wednesday on a mosque on the outskirts of the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, rescue officials said from the birthplace of Boko Haram.

Most foreigners staying illegally Pakistanis: Government

A seventh of the 28,356 foreigners found to be overstaying in India at the end of 2014 were Pakistanis, the government said on Tuesday.

34 dead in Lagos building collapse: Rescuers

34 dead in Lagos building collapse: Rescuers

Thirty-four people died in the collapse of a five-storey building under construction in an upmarket area of Nigeria`s biggest city, Lagos, a rescue official said on Wednesday.