Nigeria journalist threatened amid sect violence

A journalist in Nigeria said he`s been threatened in recent days after being mentioned as a possible intermediary in peace talks with an Islamist sect.

Nigeria to open talks with Islamist sect: Official

The panel will negotiate with the Boko Haram sect and report back to the government on or before August 16.

Radical Nigerian Muslim group claims attacks

A radical Muslim sect has claimed responsibility for the Christmas Eve bombings & church attacks in Nigeria.

Nigerian police probe clashes that killed 700

Police in northern Nigeria say they`re investigating how a home-grown Islamist sect unleashed a wave of violence that left more than 700 people dead in clashes last week.

Slain Nigerian sect members buried in mass graves

Nigerian authorities swept dozens of bodies into mass graves in the grisly aftermath of last week`s Islamist uprising that killed hundreds of people, officials and residents said.