Spokesman Danbatta Bello says another bomber got stuck in barbed wire and blew up not far from the mosque.
17 Jul 2017 6:44 PM
Islamic extremist group's insurgency has killed more than 20,000 people, abducted thousands and spilled over into neighboring countries.
12 Jul 2017 5:22 PM
Earlier tolls given by local people said 12 or 13 people had been killed but an official said 3 injured died in the hospital.
19 Jun 2017 4:58 PM
When asked why she does not want to go home, Maida said her family lived in the town of unbelief and they should accept Islam.
14 May 2017 8:25 AM
Last week, 82 schoolgirls who were kidnapped 3-years-ago, were released after negotiations between the terrorist group and the government.
13 May 2017 12:52 PM
Police said the 2 buses were trying to overtake other vehicles on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and ended up striking each other.
07 May 2017 9:05 AM
A Nigerian military official, part of the rescue operation, said the 83 girls were found near the town of Banki in Borno near Cameroon.
07 May 2017 8:12 AM
Minutes after take off, the plane started wobbling in the air due to technical glitches.
20 Apr 2017 7:03 PM
Police spokesman Victor Isuku on Wednesday confirmed that the dog had intervened to save the wedding party.
05 Apr 2017 6:57 PM
Health officials said the type of meningitis C strain responsible for the latest outbreak was not common in Nigeria.
05 Apr 2017 2:26 PM
The police said that this was the latest violence linked to grazing rights disputes.
21 Mar 2017 8:09 PM
A multinational force has been fighting Boko Haram extremists in the Lake Chad region amid one of Africa's largest humanitarian crises.
21 Mar 2017 4:26 PM
However, the state-run Nigerian News Agency reported that up to 200 people could have been killed.
11 Dec 2016 8:06 AM
Twenty-one of the over 200 missing Chibok schoolgirls freed after being held by Nigeria’s Boko Haram Islamists for more than two years on Sunday spoke of their ordeal as they were reunited with their
18 Oct 2016 6:48 AM
The grab from YouTube shows a Boko Haram member at an undisclosed location with girls kidnapped from Chibok in April 2014. (Photo: AFP)
14 Oct 2016 5:52 AM
Having been kidnapped by Boko Haram, held for almost a year, and raped by several militants, 28-year-old Aisha Umar could have been forgiven for believing her ordeal was over when she escaped and retu
05 Jul 2016 11:35 PM
When German e-commerce investor Rocket Internet launched Jumia in 2012 as a would-be African Amazon, it was optimistic that a rapidly expanding middle class would quickly shift from street markets to
30 Jun 2016 12:42 AM
A self-defence civilian fighter who escorted the detainees says they said many more want to surrender.
02 Mar 2016 4:28 PM
Photos show modest camp with shelters made of logs and thatched grass and shacks constructed with rusted corrugated steel.
19 Feb 2016 1:34 PM
The girl's account is an that some of the child bombers used by Boko Haram are aware that they are about to die and kill others.
12 Feb 2016 11:50 AM