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Islamists kill at least 30 in Nigeria

At least 30 people were killed in Nigeria’s Borno region after suspected Boko Haram Islamists set trucks carrying passengers ablaze, eyewitnesses and residents told...

Nigerian town attacked by militants

Twenty soldiers were killed and nearly 1 000 people left homeless after a militant attack on a town in north-eastern Nigeria, residents and a...

Nigeria bridge bomb

At least 30 people were killed in the Nigerian state Borno after an improvised explosive device detonated on a bridge, sources told Reuters. The...

Suspected Islamist attack in Borno kills at least 65

At least 65 people died in an attack by suspected Islamists on a group returning from a funeral in Nigeria’s Borno region, state television...

Nigerian army base overrun by Islamists

Islamist insurgents overran a Nigerian army base in the north-east, killing at least the commander, two Nigerian security sources said. Militants took a Nigerian army...

Suicide bombers strike in Borno

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Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers killed at least 13 people in an attack on a market in the town of Biu in...

Cholera hits north-east Nigeria

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Cholera is fast spreading through camps housing people displaced by Boko Haram militants in north-east Nigeria's Borno state, the United Nations said. Most...

Suicide bombers strike in Borno

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Three female suicide bombers killed two people and injured six others in an attack on a village in Nigeria's Borno state, a...

Thirty percent of Borno’s health facilities destroyed – WHO

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A third of 743 health facilities have been destroyed in north-east Nigeria's Borno state, the area worst hit in a seven-year insurgency...

After Boko Haram, Nigerians return home to perilous north-east – UN

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Hundreds of Nigerians who fled Boko Haram in north-east Borno State have returned to devastated towns and villages in recent days after...

Displaced in north-east Nigeria demand more food

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Hundreds of people displaced by a Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria's north-east staged a protest in the region's main city on Thursday...

Last Boko Haram stronghold in Borno recaptured

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A multinational task force battling Boko Haram said it had recaptured the only town in north-east Nigeria's Borno state still held by...

Attack on convoy sees aid to Borno suspended

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The United Nations has temporarily suspended aid deliveries in Nigeria's north-eastern state of Borno, the former stronghold of jihadists Boko Haram, after...

At least 36 killed in suicide attacks in Nigeria’s north-east

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At least 36 people have been killed in multiple suicide attacks in north-eastern Nigeria's Borno state at a mosque and a residential...

Triple bombing in Nigeria’s Borno state

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At least 80 people were killed and about 150 injured in multiple bomb attacks in north-eastern Nigeria's Borno state on Sunday according...

Suicide bomber kills at least three in Nigeria’s Borno

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A suicide bomber detonated an explosive device strapped on her body near a market in the northeastern Nigerian State of Borno, killing...

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kill many in Nigeria attack

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Suspected Boko Haram insurgents rounded up and shot dead dozens of people in a raid in a town in north-east Nigeria on...

Bomb blast hits market in Nigeria’s Borno State, 16 dead

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A bomb blast hit a cattle market in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno late on Saturday, with as many as 16 people...

Nigeria local authorities say most of abducted schoolgirls still missing

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Authorities in Nigeria's northeast Borno state denied on Thursday a statement by the armed forces which had said most of the more...

State in northeast Nigeria shuts schools after Islamist killings

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Nigeria's northeasterly Borno state has ordered all of its schools to shut to protect children after Islamists killed dozens of pupils in...

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