Boko Haram attacks commercial hub in Nigeria`s Adamawa state

Boko Haram fighters on Wednesday clashed with Nigerian troops in the country`s remote northeast, forcing thousands to flee, after two other attacks that further undermined claims of a ceasefire.

Kidnapped women `used by Boko Haram on front line`: Rights group

Boko Haram has used kidnapped young women and girls on the front lines of its insurgency, according to a new report published on Monday, after a fresh abduction in Nigeria`s far northeast.

At least 17 killed in suspected Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram militants have killed at least 17 people and abducted dozens in a series of attacks in the central region of Nigeria`s northeast Borno State, the head of a local administration said on Sunday.

Cameroon army kills 39 Boko Haram fighters: Defense ministry

Cameroonian troops killed 39 Boko Haram fighters in clashes with the Islamists, who were carrying out three raids on Cameroon's territory, the defense ministry said on Sunday.

Bombing at Nigeria bus station kills 5: Police

A bomb blast at a bus station in a north Nigeria area previously targeted by Boko Haram killed five people, police said on Thursday, in what appeared to be the latest crack in the government's purported ceasefire with the Islamists.

Blast rocks bus station in north Nigeria: Witnesses

A large explosion rocked a bus station in a north Nigeria area previously targeted by Boko Haram, witnesses said, in what appeared to be the latest crack in the government's purported ceasefire with the Islamists.

Blast rocks bus station in north Nigeria: Witnesses

A large explosion rocked a bus station Wednesday in a north Nigeria area previously targeted by Boko Haram, witnesses said, in what appeared to be the latest crack in the government`s purported ceasefire with the Islamists.

Nigeria talks with Boko Haram but no sign of girls'' release

Nearly a week after Nigeria announced a ceasefire deal with Boko Haram, which it said would include the release of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by the Islamist group, there is still no sign of the girls being freed. 

Abducted girls to be freed soon: Nigerian minister

More than 200 schoolgirls abducted by the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram will be released "in the very near future", Nigeria`s Foreign Minister Aminu Wali said during a visit to the German capital.

Nigeria hopes `deal` with Boko Haram improves image in West: Analysts

Nigeria`s disputed claim to have brokered a ceasefire agreement with Boko Haram and release deal for more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls was aimed at improving the country`s tarnished reputation abroad and little to do with domestic politics, analysts say.

Negotiations ongoing to free Nigerian girls

The US has said that negotiations are ongoing for the release of some 200 Nigerian girls held hostage by Boko Haram militants, who have reached a "ceasefire" deal with that country in this regard.

US says talks to free Nigerian girls ongoing

A US official on Monday confirmed that a ceasefire deal appeared to have been reached between Nigeria and Boko Haram militants, but said talks to release some 200 kidnapped girls were ongoing.

Nigerians await news on missing girls

There is cautious optimism in Nigeria today over local reports that the more than 200 abducted Nigerian schoolgirls may soon be released soon as part of a cease-fire agreement with the country's Islamic rebels, Boko Haram.

Nigerian elders question Boko Haram 'ceasefire' deal

Nigeria's government may have negotiated a supposed ceasefire with only one faction of Boko Haram, an influential regional group has said, as violence continued unabated in the far northeast.

Anxious wait for Nigeria girls after Boko Haram 'deal'

Relatives of Nigeria's kidnapped schoolgirls today dared voice cautious hope of seeing the teenagers finally freed after officials claimed to have reached a deal with Boko Haram militants.

Nigeria claims deal with Boko Haram on ceasefire, kidnapped girls

Nigeria Friday claimed to have reached a deal with Boko Haram militants on a ceasefire and the release of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls but doubts immediately surrounded the purported breakthrough.

Cameroon soldiers kill 107 Boko Haram fighters

Cameroon on Friday said its army killed 107 Boko Haram fighters in ferocious fighting this week in its north, in a claimed success against the Nigeria-based Islamist guerrilla group.

No deal reached on girls' release: Nigeria security spokesman

Nigeria's chief security spokesman Friday said that there was no deal in place with Boko Haram for the release of more than 200 hostage schoolgirls after the presidency said an accord had been reached.

Nigeria claims deal with Boko Haram on kidnapped girls
Nigeria claims deal with Boko Haram on kidnapped girls

Nigeria's military and presidency on Friday claimed to have reached a deal with Boko Haram militants on a ceasefire and the release of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls.