Nigeria militants

Suicide blast rocks college campus in Nigeria`s Kano: Witnesses

A suicide bomber targeted students at a technical college in Nigeria`s second city of Kano on Wednesday as the campus reopened following a Muslim holiday, witnesses said. 

Jul 30, 2014, 21:10 PM IST

Nigeria`s president pledges "total war" against Boko Haram

Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan said on Thursday he had ordered a "full-scale operation to put an end to the impunity of terrorists on our soil".

May 29, 2014, 15:03 PM IST

"Everything must be done" to free the abducted girls: Goodluck Jonathan

Nigeria`s President Goodluck Jonathan met through the night with security, school and state officials and issued a new directive that "everything must be done" to free the 276 girls kidnapped by Islamic extremists.

May 04, 2014, 21:14 PM IST

Boko Haram militants abduct more than 100 girls from Nigeria school

Heavily armed Boko Haram Islamists kidnapped more than 100 girls from a school in northeast Nigeria, sparking a search by soldiers to track down the attackers, a security source and witnesses said.

Apr 16, 2014, 09:59 AM IST

43 killed in Nigeria in suspected Boko Haram school attack

Suspected Boko Haram Islamists killed 43 people on Tuesday when they attacked secondary school students as they slept in the latest school massacre to hit Nigeria`s troubled northeast.

Feb 25, 2014, 16:27 PM IST

22 killed in Nigeria attack

At least 22 people were killed in an attack by gunmen who entered a business place in Mubi area of Nigeria`s Adamawa state.

Dec 19, 2013, 16:55 PM IST

Nigeria militants say they kidnapped Americans sailors

Rebels are claiming responsibility for the kidnapping and release for ransom of two American sailors off the coast of the oil-rich Niger Delta.

Nov 18, 2013, 10:51 AM IST

Boko Haram gunmen kill students as they sleep in Nigerian college

Suspected Islamist militants stormed a college in northeastern Nigeria and shot dead around 40 male students, some of them while they slept early on Sunday, witnesses said.

Sep 29, 2013, 18:27 PM IST

Nigeria: Who are Boko Haram militants?

Nigeria`s Boko Haram militants attacked the College of Agriculture in Yobe on Sunday and killed number of students as they slept in the dormitory.

Sep 29, 2013, 17:00 PM IST

11 Boko Haram members arrested in Nigeria

A Nigerian security official says at least 11 members of the main Islamic sect in the country`s northeast have been arrested in the town of Michika in Adamawa state.

Sep 16, 2013, 08:55 AM IST

Nigeria vigilantes kill four suspected Boko Haram Islamists: Army

Vigilantes in northeastern Nigeria killed four suspected members of the Islamist group Boko Haram and captured seven others before handing them over to the army, a military commander said on Sunday.

Sep 16, 2013, 08:43 AM IST

Military kills 50 Boko Haram militants in Nigeria

At least 50 members of radical group Boko Haram were killed in a raid launched by Nigerian Army in the country`s northeastern Borno state, the military has said.

Sep 07, 2013, 09:29 AM IST

Dozens of militants killed by Nigerian military air raids

Nigerian military pounded the camps of Islamic militant group Boko Haram`s strongholds across the northeast, killing dozens of militants, the military said.

May 18, 2013, 09:41 AM IST

Nigeria militants strike fear across Africa: UN

Boko Haram militants from
Nigeria are bolstering links with al Qaeda and other hardline
groups in West Africa, according to a UN report.

Jan 26, 2012, 20:56 PM IST