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Boko Haram raid for supplies burns crops, kills 6 soldiers in remote Nigerian village

Sporadic attacks have claimed at least 20,000 lives, made more than 2.6 million homeless since 2009.

26 Oct 2017 2:59 PM

28 killed, 82 hurt in suicide bombing at Nigerian camp

Ibrahim Liman, the head of a local anti-jihadist militia force, confirmed the details of the attack.

16 Aug 2017 4:44 PM

At least 8 killed after suicide bombers hit camps in Nigeria

The Nigeria-based extremist group Boko Haram often targets the city with suicide bombers and increasingly has been using female ones.

24 Jul 2017 3:01 PM

8 killed,13 injured in blast at mosque in northeastern Nigeria

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

Boko Haram suicide bombers kills 19, injured 23 in Maiduguri

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

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Suicide bombers kill 16 in northeast Nigeria: emergency services

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

Nigeria: Boko Haram releases video of armed girl pledging loyalty to group

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

Nigeria: Boko Haram releases video of purported Chibok girl holding gun

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

2 buses catch fire on Nigerian highway after collision, 26 dead

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

83 Chibok schoolgirls released 3 years after being abducted by Boko Haram

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

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Video: Passengers chant prayers, sob mid air as flight engine catches fire in Nigeria

Minutes after take off, the plane started wobbling in the air due to technical glitches.

20 Apr 2017 7:03 PM

Dog at Nigerian wedding party fights suicide bomber

Police spokesman Victor Isuku on Wednesday confirmed that the dog had intervened to save the wedding party.

05 Apr 2017 6:57 PM

Nigeria starts vaccine drive to stop meningitis outbreak

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

Gun attack in Nigeria market kill 17, says police

The police said that this was the latest violence linked to grazing rights disputes.

21 Mar 2017 8:09 PM

'Will continue insuregency attacks in Nigeria until caliphate is established': Boko Haram

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

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At least 160 killed as crowded church collapses in Nigeria

However, the state-run Nigerian News Agency reported that up to 200 people could have been killed.

11 Dec 2016 8:06 AM

Chibok girls reunite with families, recount horrors

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

Boko Haram releases 21 Chibok girls

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

‘Bad blood’ fears fuel abuse of kids born of Boko Haram rape

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

Germany’s Rocket falls back to earth

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

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