More than 25 people have been killed in a new attack in Nigeria by the militant Islamist group Boko Haram.
Officials say the victims, mostly
The Nigerian army claims to have retaken Chibok, the northeastern town seized by Boko Haram only last Thursday.
A town spokesman said the militants
Militant group Boko Haram have reportedly seized the Nigerian town of Chibok.
Meanwhile 500 km away in Kano a suicide bomber bomb has killed six
The Nigerian President has announced he will seek a second term in office in a ballot in February. In one of his election promises in front of
A school in northern Nigeria has been left reeling from a devastating suicide bomb blast which killed at least 48 people mostly teenage students and
A suicide bomber dressed as a student killed at least 48 people, most of them students, and injured 79 others at a school assembly in the
A suicide bomber has killed at least 29 people while they were taking part in a religious Shi’ite Muslim procession in northeast Nigeria.
Islamist rebel group Boko Haram has denied the Nigerian government’s claims that it has agreed to a ceasefire.
The denial is made in a new video
Nigeria has made assurances that October’s ceasefire between the military and Islamist extremists Boko Haram will hold.
Despite a flurry of attacks
Forced to marry, raped in captivity and subjected to physical and psychological abuse – these are the reported experiences of women and girls
Nigeria has been declared officially Ebola-free after a six week period with no new cases.
Speaking at a conference in Tunis, the World Health
Nigeria’s military has announced a truce with Islamist militants Boko Haram, and a deal for the release of 200 kidnapped schoolgirls.
With just a couple of months to go before the 30th edition of the African Cup of Nations, defending champions Nigeria have sacked their coach Stephen
Amid dire predictions the Ebola virus could spread out of control in parts of Africa, Nigeria is claiming success in containing the disease.
It was the hashtag that swept a world horrified at the kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls by Boko Haram.
In a bid to help find them
Nigeria has become the third African nation, after Sierra Leone and Liberia, to declare a national emergency as it battles the Ebola outbreak.
Residents from Gwozo City, north-east Nigeria, have accused the Islamist group Boko Haram of killing dozens in an attack early on Wednesday.
Disturbing video footage from Nigeria shows the country’s military apparently abusing civilians during their fight against militant group Boko
In Nigeria it is a race against time to contain the deadly Ebola virus.
The first and so far only victim in the country sparked a worldwide
In Nigeria, health officials have confirmed that a Liberian man who died in Lagos was infected with the deadly Ebola virus.
The incident is the
At least 80 people have been killed in two suicide bombings in Nigeria.
Both happened in the town of Kaduna. One targeted a convoy carrying
Malala, the Pakistani teenager schoolgirl who was shot by militants for wanting an education, has travelled to Nigeria to meet families of the
More than 60 women and girls abducted in June by Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram have reportedly escaped.
It is believed the captives made
There is new hope for the families of more than 200 missing schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria by extremist group Boko Haram in April.
At least 20 people have been killed in a bomb attack in northeastern Nigeria.
Islamist militants have been blamed for the blast in a busy market
Nigeria remains on edge just two days after a blast ripped through a crowded shopping district in Nigeria’s capital Abuja killing 21 people and