Boko Haram insurgency

'Huge rise' in child Boko Haram bombers

Boko Haram's use of child bombers has increased over the last year with one in five suicide attacks now carried out by children, the UN says.

December 2, 2017
December 2, 2017

'Boko Haram' suicide bombers kill 13 in Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers have killed at least 13 other people in an attack on a market in the northeast Nigerian town of Biu in Borno state, officials say.

April 12, 2016
April 12, 2016

'Huge rise' in child Boko Haram bombers

Boko Haram's use of child bombers has increased over the last year with one in five suicide attacks now carried out by children, the UN says.

February 11, 2016
February 11, 2016

56 killed in Nigeria camp bombings

At least 56 people are killed in a double suicide bombing at a camp sheltering people displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency in north-east Nigeria.