Would-be bomber killed with poisoned arrow

2016-05-03 17:16

Authorities in northern Cameroon say a local self-defence group used a poisoned bow and arrow to kill a woman with explosives strapped to her body.

Nigerian princess seeks funds to help Boko Haram survivors

2016-04-29 09:59

Nigerian princess Modupe Ozolua wants to help survivors enduring the continuous attacks from the Boko Haram militant group through a fundraiser in Atlanta

Nigeria taking action as piracy and clashes on rise

2016-04-27 22:00

Nigeria needs to step up security to stem a rise in incidents of piracy and communal clashes, as well as the continued threat from Boko Haram insurgents, Defence Minister Mansur Muhammad Dan-Ali says.

Chad extends state of emergency

2016-04-26 22:07

Chad has extended by six months the state of emergency imposed in the Lake Chad region in response to cross-border attacks by Boko Haram jihadists.

Seven killed in northeast Nigeria suicide bombing

2016-04-22 09:23

At least seven people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack near a camp for those displaced by the Boko Haram conflict in northeast Nigeria, the army says.

US warns of links between ISIS, Boko Haram

2016-04-21 05:44

Senior US officials are warning of deepening links between the Islamic State and Boko Haram, want government in Chad to help

24 soldiers wounded as Nigeria troops repel Boko Haram

2016-04-19 09:57

Nigeria's army said late Monday that 24 soldiers had been wounded as troops repelled Boko Haram insurgents who attacked the military in northeast Borno state.

Boko Haram attacks, bombs Nigerian soldiers

2016-04-18 21:01

Boko Haram fighters have attacked Nigerian troops after two suspected suicide bombers were shot dead near military positions.

Boko Haram sends 'proof of life' video on Chibok girls - report

2016-04-14 06:23

Boko Haram has sent a "proof of life" video which shows 15 of the more than 200 girls abducted by Islamist fighters from the northeast Nigerian town of Chibok two years ago, it has been reported.

Local radio joins the fight against Boko Haram

2016-04-13 10:12

When Boko Haram Islamists raided a remote village on Nigeria's northeastern border with Niger last year, frightened and confused residents fled into the bush to escape the marauding attackers.


Nigeria property soars after Boko Haram retreat

2016-05-03 08:55

Property investors in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri are benefiting from a rise in real-estate prices following the retreat of Boko Haram fighters.

Nigeria, France strengthen military co-operation

2016-04-28 18:17

Nigeria and France have signed an agreement on closer military co-operation, including intelligence sharing.

When schools and students become spoils of war

2016-04-27 14:47

Two years have passed since Boko Haram abducted 276 schoolgirls in Chibok, Nigeria, and 219 of the girls remain missing. The anniversary, and that of the kidnapping of another 300 schoolchildren from another town, marks a grim roll call for education in the country's northeast.

Returning home is a mixed blessing for victims of Boko Haram

2016-04-23 13:01

"Bring Back Our Girls" appears on placards and the tweets read around the world. But for thousands of women and girls who've escaped Boko Haram's clutches, the message they've sometimes encountered at homecomings has been "Stay Away”.

Mounted Boko Haram gunmen attack village

2016-04-21 17:00

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen on horseback have killed at least 11 people in Yobo Nigeria.

Borno calls for help to rebuild Boko Haram destruction

2016-04-19 19:02

A northeast Nigerian state, the worst hit in the country by the Boko Haram insurgency, needs greater international assistance for rebuilding as it faces funding issues and a food crisis, its governor says.

Boko Haram makes its own fuel

2016-04-18 22:05

Boko Haram has been forced to produce its own fuel to power its motorbikes because of an acute petrol shortage caused by a military squeeze on supply lines.

WATCH: Nigeria cautious over 'proof of life' abducted girls video

2016-04-14 12:58

Nigeria's government says it was studying a "proof of life" video showing 15 of the more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram, as parents and their supporters marked the second anniversary of the kidnapping.

Parents of Nigeria's missing girls get calls from their cell numbers

2016-04-13 14:59

Parents of five of the missing Chibok girls in Nigeria have been left in a state of shock and confusion after receiving strange phone calls from the cellphone numbers of their missing children.

Boko Haram using more child bombers

2016-04-12 21:08

One in every five bombers used by Boko Haram in the past two years has been a child, a report by UNICEF says.

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