Tag: Boko Haram

staffFebruary 22, 2018

Nigeria rescues 76 schoolgirls after Boko Haram attack, others missing

The Nigerian military rescued 76 schoolgirls and recovered the bodies of two others on Wednesday, after the students went missing ...

staffFebruary 17, 2018

Trio of suicide bombers kill 20 at crowded market in Nigeria

A trio of suicide bombers detonated at a crowded fish market in northern Nigeria, killing at least 20 people, police ...

staffFebruary 11, 2018

Boko Haram releases 13 hostages

Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram has freed 13 hostages, whose release was negotiated by authorities in conjunction with the International ...

staffJanuary 30, 2018

Amnesty says Nigerian air force killed 35 people in raids

Nigerian air raids aimed at stopping herdsmen-farmer clashes killed at least 35 people in December, Amnesty International said Tuesday, describing ...

staffOctober 30, 2017

At least 5 dead in suicide bombing in Nigeria mosque

At least five people were killed on Monday when a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a mosque in northeastern ...

staffAugust 6, 2017

Eight killed in shooting at Nigerian church

At least eight people died in a shooting Sunday at a church in southern Nigeria apparently by a lone gunman, ...

staffJuly 28, 2017

‘More than 40’ killed in battle with Boko Haram in Nigeria

More than 40 people have died during an attempt to free people during an ambush by militant Islam group Boko ...

staffJuly 20, 2017

Boko Haram suspects tortured in Cameroon, Amnesty says

Suspected Boko Haram fighters have been “brutally tortured” by security forces in Cameroon, a rights group says. Amnesty International said ...

staffMay 20, 2017

Chibok girls: 82 reunited with families in Nigeria

A group of the “Chibok girls” freed from Nigeria’s Boko Haram militants have been reunited with their families. The 82 ...

staffMay 18, 2017

Nigeria: Purported Chibok girl ‘escapes’ Boko Haram

A schoolgirl believed to have been abducted by Boko Haram three years ago has been rescued by government troops while ...