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ISS: Ansaru’s comeback in Nigeria deepens the terror threat

The resurgence of Boko Haram’s breakaway faction, with its al-Qaeda backing, threatens national and regional security. For much of the past decade, Ansaru has largely...

Nigerian army arrests leader of Islamist militant group Ansaru

Nigeria's army arrested the leader of Islamist militant group Ansaru, a splinter faction of Boko Haram that has been accused of kidnapping...

U.S. designates Nigeria militant groups as terrorists

The United States formally designated the Nigerian Islamist militant groups Boko Haram and Ansaru as foreign terrorist organizations on Wednesday, making it...