Nigeria urged to free children detained over Boko Haram ties

2019-09-10 12:08

Human Rights Watch urged Nigeria to release thousands of children detained by the military over suspected links with Boko Haram.

Nigeria insists Boko Haram 'defeated' after 10-year insurgency

2019-07-31 15:43

Nigeria's presidency claimed Boko Haram's 10-year-old insurgency had been "defeated" but admitted that international jihadists posed a growing threat.

Death, anguish and flickers of hope - 10 years of Boko Haram

2019-07-30 11:47

A decade later, one of the world's most dangerous armed groups is still wreaking havoc in the region it sprouted from.

Boko Haram kills 23 mourners after Nigeria funeral

2019-07-28 11:46

Local hunters and militia recovered nearly two dozen bodies after survivors returned to the village and alerted them.

Thousands displaced by Boko Haram in Nigeria protest over food

2019-06-28 09:11

Thousands of people displaced by Boko Haram violence poured into the streets of the Nigerian city Maiduguri to vent their anger over food and medicine shortages in their camp.

Five Nigerian soldiers killed in Boko Haram ambush

2019-05-27 06:28

Five Nigerian soldiers have been killed and a number are missing after an ambush by Boko Haram's Islamic State-backed faction.

How to beat Boko Haram? Treat women better, analysts say

2019-05-22 09:42

Tens of thousands of women have been freed from Nigeria's brutal Boko Haram fighters, but providing a safe future for them is critical to winning the war, analysts warned.

Boko Haram threatens civilians' lives in Niger

2019-04-25 06:31

Boko Haram and its affiliated groups have been waging war against the Nigerian government since 2009.

Boko Haram attacks in eastern Niger leave a dozen dead - mayor

2019-03-28 14:09

Ten people were killed along with two suicide bombers in a coordinated attack late by Boko Haram jihadists on a town in eastern Niger, the local mayor said.

WATCH: How the world is marking women's day

2019-03-08 19:44

Marches, protests, strikes and studies - people around the globe are taking action to mark International Women's Day and to push for action to to obtain equality.


UN says 66 kidnapped in southeast Niger in July

2019-09-06 14:00

At least 66 civilians were kidnapped in July in southeastern Niger near the border with Nigeria where the jihadist group Boko Haram is active, a UN source says.

WATCH: Boko Haram - A decade of terror explained

2019-07-31 05:49

How the death of one man 10 years ago sparked an unending campaign of terror in Nigeria and beyond.

Death toll in Boko Haram funeral attack rises to 65 - Nigeria

2019-07-29 18:25

An attack this weekend by Boko Haram fighters on a funeral in the northeastern state of Borno in Nigeria has left 65 people dead, almost three times the initial toll, a local official said.

The brave women fighting Boko Haram in Nigeria

2019-07-11 12:52

More than 100 women are working with security agents in Borno state to thwart Boko Haram attacks.

Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram attack on key town

2019-05-29 17:22

Nigerian soldiers have repelled an attack by Boko Haram jihadists on the northeast city of Maiduguri, security sources and residents say.

Blast kills Chad soldiers, journalist after Boko Haram attack

2019-05-26 13:09

Four Chadian soldiers and a television reporter were killed when their vehicle hit a mine on a road in eastern Chad, security sources said Sunday.

'Terrorist' attack on high-security Niger prison foiled

2019-05-13 21:33

Authorities in Niger have foiled a "terrorist" attack on a high-security prison near the capital Niamey, Interior Minister Mohamed Bazoum says on Twitter.

WATCH: Five years after Boko Haram kidnap, Chibok girls still missing

2019-04-15 13:17

At least 276 girls were taken from the government secondary school in Chibok town by Boko Haram in 2014.

At least 5 killed in Nigeria as van strikes Boko Haram mine

2019-03-08 20:41

A resident says at least five farmers are dead and dozens are wounded in northeastern Nigeria after their vehicle struck a landmine buried by Boko Haram extremists.

ISIS-backed Boko Haram faction may have new chief

2019-03-06 07:18

The leader of an Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram may have been replaced, sources say, against a backdrop of speculation as to his fate - and the group's future direction.

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