Nigeria

April 4, 2016
April 4, 2016

4 Nigerians among 5 held under ICT act

Four Nigerians among five people are arrested in Dhaka in a case filed under the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act.

March 27, 2016
March 27, 2016

'Suicide bomber' claims to be missing Nigerian schoolgirl

Authorities in Cameroon and Nigeria are investigating a claim from a would-be suicide bomber that she was one of a group of schoolgirls abducted in 2014.

March 16, 2016
March 16, 2016

22 killed in Nigeria mosque suicide blast

Two female suicide bombers attack a mosque in the north-eastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, killing 22 worshippers, the army says.

February 21, 2016
February 21, 2016

2-yr-old witch child rescued by aid worker

This is the heartbreaking story of a 2-year-old Nigerian boy who was abandoned by his parents and community for being a ‘witch’.

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.

January 31, 2016
January 31, 2016

Attack on Nigeria village 'kills 50'

At least 50 people are reported killed in north-eastern Nigeria in a gun and bomb attack by suspected Boko Haram militants.

December 25, 2015
December 25, 2015

100 killed in Nigeria gas explosion

Scores of people are reported killed in an explosion at an industrial gas plant in southern Nigeria.

November 18, 2015
November 18, 2015

‘$2bn stolen’ from anti-Boko Haram fight

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the arrest of his predecessor's security adviser who allegedly stole more than $2bn ($1.31).

November 18, 2015
November 18, 2015

Nigeria blast: 'More than 30' dead in Yola explosion

An explosion in the Nigerian city of Yola causes multiple deaths and injuries, with some reports saying more than 30 people may have died.

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

Nigeria's Boko Haram reveals rocket-making factory

Islamist militant group Boko Haram releases photos apparently showing a rocket-making factory in north-eastern Nigeria.