Boko Haram claims bombing of Shiite procession in Nigeria

Boko Haram extremists have claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing of a procession of hundreds of Shiite Muslims and threatened more attacks on opponents of its radical form of Islam.

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. 

Nigeria: Boko Haram cannot be crushed by December
Nigeria: Boko Haram cannot be crushed by December

Forces from Nigeria and neighboring Chad earlier this year drove the extremists out of areas in which they had proclaimed an Islamic caliphate.

US issues global travel alert due to 'terrorist threats'

Citing recent attacks in Denmark, France, Mali, Nigeria and Turkey, it also noted the threat of "lone wolf" attacks by unaffiliated persons inspired by terror groups.

Suicide attacks in Nigeria, Cameroon kill 12 plus 5 bombers

Officials say five girl suicide bombers have killed at least 12 people in Nigeria and Cameroon in weekend attacks. The bombers also died.

Eight killed in NE Nigeria suicide bombing: Relief agency

Eight people were killed and seven others were injured in the incident.

Suicide bomb kills 9 in north Cameroon town: Official

A local official in northern Cameroon says at least nine people were killed and dozens injured when suspected Boko Haram militants carried out a suicide attack on a town bordering Nigeria.

India 6th among 162 nations hit by terrorism; Boko Haram, ISIS responsible for over 50% of deaths
India 6th among 162 nations hit by terrorism; Boko Haram, ISIS responsible for over 50% of deaths

India is among the 10 countries most impacted by terrorism in 2014, according to a new report which said that ISIS and Boko Haram are now jointly responsible for more than half of all global fatalities from terrorist attacks.

Nigeria's Boko Haram kills 49 in suicide bombings

At least 34 people were killed and another 80 wounded after suicide bomber exploded in Yola.

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.

More than 30 dead as carnage returns to Nigeria

More than 30 people were killed on Wednesday when a bomb blast ripped through packed crowds in Yola, northeast Nigeria, just days after President Muhammadu Buhari visited declaring that Boko Haram were close to defeat.

Night-time explosion kills, wounds people in NE Nigeria

A ight-time explosion blamed on Boko Haram extremists has killed an unknown number of people at a bus station market in northeastern Nigeria.

Chad decrees state of emergency in Lake Chad region

Chad's government has decreed a state of emergency in the flashpoint Lake Chad region, which also straddles Nigeria, Cameroon and Niger and is frequently targeted by Boko Haram Islamists.

Women suicide bombers kill 3 in Cameroon mosque attack

Three people died in a fresh attack on a mosque by two women suicide bombers today in northern Cameroon, a region repeatedly targeted by Boko Haram Islamists, residents and security sources said.

Boko Haram attacks force 12,000 pupils from Niger schools: UN

151 schools with a total of 12,631 pupils had closed due to "insecurity that has sparked the absence of teachers and panic in the population".

Suspected Boko Haram militants attack 2 Villages near Lake Chad
Suspected Boko Haram militants attack 2 Villages near Lake Chad

Militants also struck another army post at dawn in Kaiga Kinguirya in the same region.

Nigeria issues poster of 100 wanted Boko Haram militants

Nigeria's Army is posting photographs of 100 wanted Boko Haram militants including the shadowy leader whom they claim to have killed on at least three occasions.

Suicide bomber kills three in Nigeria's Maiduguri: Residents

A female suicide bomber on Saturday blew herself up in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, killing three people and injuring many others, residents said.

Bomb blasts kill at least 18 at mosque in Nigeria

A self-defence fighter said twin bomb blasts on Friday killed at least 18 at a northeast Nigerian mosque crowded with people observing pre-dawn prayers.

20 shot dead by suspected Islamists in NE Nigeria: locals

Twenty people have been shot dead by suspected Boko Haram gunmen.