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.
World | Reuters | Wednesday June 25, 2014
At least 18 people were killed when gunmen stormed a village in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna overnight, a police spokesman said on Tuesday, the latest in daily bloody attacks that have racked Africa's most populous country.
World | Reuters | Friday June 20, 2014
Islamist militants are planning to attack Nigeria's capital with bombs loaded on petrol lorries, the Nigerian government said, stoking fears of a sustained push to the south from their northern heartland.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 14, 2014
The United States today posted USD 18 million in rewards for the capture of four African militants involved in the kidnapping of foreigners and attacks on Western targets.
World | Reuters | Monday June 9, 2014
A female suicide bomber killed herself and a soldier outside an army barracks in Nigeria's northeastern city of Gombe on Sunday, the military said, as local leaders reported the death count from a string of earlier militant attacks had reached 110.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 4, 2014
Stray bullets regularly whizz through the courtyard of the Fotokol highschool in northern Cameroon, a terrifying reminder of the Boko Haram gunmen carrying out deadly raids just across the border with Nigeria.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 1, 2014
A series of suspected Boko Haram attacks in four villages in Nigeria's restive northeast killed several people, residents said Sunday, in the latest violence blamed on the Islamist insurgents.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 29, 2014
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday vowed "total war against terrorism" following last month's mass abduction of schoolgirls by Boko Haram Islamists amid news of attacks in three border villages that claimed 35 lives.