World | Reuters | Friday November 21, 2014
At least 45 people were killed in a Boko Haram reprisal attack on a village in northeastern Nigeria, the epicentre of the Islamists' five-year insurgency, the head of the local government and a military source said on Friday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 14, 2014
The UN's special representative for central Africa on Thursday called on increased international support in the struggle against Boko Haram, with thousands of Nigerians having fled and cross-border attacks on the rise.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 13, 2014
A female suicide bomber injured four people at a teachers' college in northwest Nigeria on Wednesday, while the US hit back at allegations it has not done enough to tackle Boko Haram militants.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 11, 2014
Islamists from Nigeria's Boko Haram killed at least three civilians over the weekend as they attacked six communities in the remote north of neighbouring Cameroon, a defence ministry source told AFP today.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 31, 2014
Three bombs concealed in bags rocked a bus station in north Nigeria's Gombe state during Friday morning rush hour, the latest in a series of attacks targeting commuters blamed on Boko Haram, police and witnesses said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 30, 2014
Boko Haram fighters on Wednesday clashed with Nigerian troops in the country's remote northeast, forcing thousands to flee, after two other attacks that further undermined claims of a ceasefire.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 29, 2014
Suspected Boko Haram gunmen killed several people in a village in Nigeria's far northeast, a local administrator said on Wednesday, in the latest attack since a supposed ceasefire was announced.
World | Reuters | Sunday October 19, 2014
Suspected Boko Haram militants have killed several people in two attacks on Nigerian villages that occurred after the government announced a ceasefire to enable 200 abducted girls to be freed, security sources and witnesses said on Saturday.
World | Associated Press | Sunday August 24, 2014
Nigeria's police say they're searching for 35 missing policemen after two attacks on police training camps in northeastern Borno state, which is battling a five-year insurgency by the Boko Haram militant group.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 8, 2014
The Nigerian Islamist movement has recruited and trained hundreds of young Cameroonians to carry out attacks in their own country, according to the police and civilians.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 31, 2014
Cameroon's president has dismissed two senior army officers deployed in the country's restive north after at least 15 people died in attacks blamed on Nigeria's Islamist Boko Haram movement, state radio reported on Wednesday.
World | Reuters | Saturday July 26, 2014
Nigeria's Islamist militant group Boko Haram has carried out two cross-border attacks into Cameroon since Friday, killing at least four soldiers and prompting the Cameroonian army to send reinforcements to the area, army sources said on Saturday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 23, 2014
Since mid-April, Nigeria has seen an upsurge of violence claimed by, or blamed on, armed Islamist group Boko Haram, including a series of bloody attacks and the unprecedented abduction of more than 250 schoolgirls.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday July 22, 2014
About a dozen parents of the more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls will never see their daughters again.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 22, 2014
In the villages that line the border with Nigeria, even those charged with protecting Cameroonians from Boko Haram fighters fear the fall of darkness.
World | Agence France Presse | Sunday July 13, 2014
The head of Nigeria's Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for a bombing in the capital Abuja and an attack hours later in Lagos which the authorities tried to cover up, in a video obtained by AFP on Sunday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 1, 2014
Football fans defied the threat of violence in Nigeria on Monday to support their team in the World Cup after a suspected Boko Haram attack on churches killed more than 50 people.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 30, 2014
An attack on churches in northeast Nigeria blamed on Boko Haram killed more than 50 people, an official said on Monday, overshadowing festivities ahead of a last-16 World Cup match against France.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday June 30, 2014
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has condemned the recent bomb attacks in Bauchi and Kaduna states.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 26, 2014
A bombing blamed on Boko Haram in the heart of Nigeria's capital raised fears on Thursday of a worsening Islamist insurgency, with the security forces struggling to prevent attacks in remote villages and near the seat of government.