Boko Haram wages new Nigeria attacks as Kerry visits

Boko Haram fighters on Sunday overran a strategic town in northeastern Nigeria and seized a military base, as Secretary of State John Kerry pledged further US support for the counter-insurgency.

Bombs in north Nigeria bus station, market kill 27

  Two bomb attacks at a bus station and a market in north Nigeria on Monday killed at least 27 people and wounded around 60, officials said.

Suicide bomber kills 32 in northeast Nigeria

A suicide bomber killed himself and 32 civilians when he detonated explosives on the edge of a religious procession by the moderate Muslim Brotherhood in northeast Nigeria, a hospital official and witnesses have said.

Nigeria bears the brunt of Islamic terror again, 90 killed in two attacks

Twin car bombs at a bustling city marketplace blasted buildings to rubble and tore apart bodies the same night an attack on a farming village razed every thatched-roof hut.

15 dead, hundreds flee Nigeria homes after attacks

Villagers and police say that more than 15 people have died in attacks by militants in northeast Nigerian villages and hundreds have fled their homes for safety.

Suspected Boko Haram attacks kill 38 in Nigeria: Official

At least 38 people have been killed in weekend attacks in Nigeria by suspected Boko Haram insurgents, and another 34 are missing, local officials said Sunday.

Nigeria town attacked by Boko Haram, 56 killed

At least 56 people, including 13 militants of radical Islamic sect Boko Haram, were killed when the latter attacked an army base, a police station and a prison in Nigeria`s northern state of Borno, official sources said.

Chinese worker, 5 others killed in Nigeria attacks

A Chinese construction worker has been killed in a besieged city in Nigeria`s northeast exacerbating security concerns for foreign workers.

Nigeria: 14 dead as suicide car bomb hits church

No group has claimed responsibility but the attack bears the signature of a radical Islamic militant sect - Boko Haram.

Nigeria: At least 60 dead in cattle market shooting

At least 60 people died in northeastern Nigeria when gunmen opened fire in a crowded cattle market, hospital sources and rescuers said.

Radical sect Boko Haram kills seven in Nigeria

Seven persons, including six civilians and a customs officer have been killed by members of Nigeria`s radical Muslim sect Boko Haram in northern city of Maiduguri.

Nigeria arrests 200 after attacks, mostly Chadians

Boko Haram has been blamed for scores of other attacks in
Nigeria, mainly in the north.

Boko Haram claims responsibility for Nigeria attacks

A coordinated series of bomb attacks in Nigeria has killed at least seven people in the biggest city in the north, Kano.

Fresh central Nigeria attacks kill 15

Jos has been hit by waves of violence between Christian and Muslim groups that have left hundreds dead in recent years.

Nigerian militants threaten more attacks

The militant group, which claimed responsibility of detonating two car bombs in the Nigerian oil city of Warri, has threatened of more attacks.