Boko Haram fracturing over Islamic State ties, US general warns

Waldauser noted Shekau`s local focus and voiced concern about whether a splinter group might act more in concert with Islamic State`s transregional ambitions.

Boko Haram kill 24 in northeastern Nigeria: community leader

Twenty-four people were killed when Boko Haram fighters opened fire on mourners, a local community leader said today, in the second attack in northeast Nigeria this week after a relative lull.

Four dead, four abducted in Boko Haram raid: Nigerian army

Boko Haram killed four people and abducted four women from a village in northeast Nigeria, the military said today.

478 children rescued from Boko Haram hospitalised for severe malnutrition

478 children rescued from Boko Haram hospitalised for severe malnutrition

Nearly 700 people, most of them children, are receiving treatment in hospital in northeast Nigeria for severe malnutrition after being rescued from Boko Haram, the Borno state government said.

Amnesty backs Biafra group`s shooting claims

The police have said at least 10 people were killed -- five in the town of Onitsha, Anambra state

Migrant deaths in Mediterranean `hit 10,000`

Migrant deaths in Mediterranean `hit 10,000`

Brussels has been seeking ways to clamp down on the Africa route after a deal with Ankara in March slashed numbers trying to cross from Turkey.

Niger vows to avenge deadly raid by Boko Haram

Twenty six Nigerian and two soldiers were killed in the attack by hundreds of Boko Haram assailants on a military post in Bosso.

Nigerian troops kill 19 Boko Haram militants: Army

Nigerian troops kill 19 Boko Haram militants: Army

The troops killed 19 Boko Haram terrorists including their notorious leader in the area, called Ameer Abubakar Gana, the army said.

Woman allegedly raped by Nigerian national in Goa

A woman was allegedly raped by a Nigerian national near Mapusa town in North Goa district, police said today.

Nigerian 'Chibok' schoolgirl rescued after two years as Boko Haram captive

Nigerian 'Chibok' schoolgirl rescued after two years as Boko Haram captive

Preliminary investigation shows that she is indeed one of the Chibok schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram terrorists on 14th April 2014.

Nigerian army confirms Chibok schoolgirl found: Statement

Nigerian army confirms Chibok schoolgirl found: Statement

Nigeria`s army on Wednesday confirmed that a girl rescued in a Boko Haram enclave in the northeast was one of 219 abducted from their school in Chibok more than two years ago.

Arvind Kejriwal targets PM Modi over Uttarakhand issue, Somalia remark

 Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Uttarakhand issue and his purported Somalia remark, and warned him against disqualifying 21 AAP MLAs appointed as Parliamentary Secretaries by Delhi government last year.

Marine engineer Santosh Bhardwaj rescued from pirates in Nigeria: Swaraj

Marine engineer Santosh Bhardwaj rescued from pirates in Nigeria: Swaraj

Santosh Bhardwaj was working as third engineer in Singapore-based shipping company Transocean Limited when he was kidnapped along with four colleagues on March 26.

Nigeria, Afghanistan are 'fantastically corrupt': Cameron

Nigeria, Afghanistan are 'fantastically corrupt': Cameron

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby intervened, however, to defend the Nigerian premier.

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.