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Gunmen kill 2 Chinese workers in northeast Nigeria

Last Updated: Thursday, November 08, 2012, 19:40

Gunmen have shot dead two Chinese construction workers in northeast Nigeria, a region under assault by a radical Islamist sect.

Alleged member of Nigeria sect makes peace offer

Last Updated: Friday, November 02, 2012, 00:04

An alleged member of the radical Islamist sect Boko Haram has set conditions for peace talks with Nigeria`s government.

`Boko Haram leader arrested in senator`s home`

Last Updated: Saturday, October 20, 2012, 21:43

Boko Haram wants to install an Islamic caliphate in northern Nigeria though the region has a large number of Christians who are in the minority.

Mobile phone towers attacked in north Nigeria

Last Updated: Thursday, September 06, 2012, 23:27

A radical Islamist sect that has attacked mosques, churches, schools and government buildings at will in Nigeria appears to have added a new target for its violence: mobile phone towers.

At least 8 killed in northeast Nigeria violence

Last Updated: Saturday, May 05, 2012, 23:52

Separate attacks in northeast Nigeria targeting a village and a wedding party killed at least eight people in a region that remains under near-daily assault by a radical Islamist sect.