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Nigeria's Chibok falls to Boko Haram
Impoverished town in Borno state synonymous with mass abduction of schoolgirls seized by armed group in new attack.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2014 00:14 GMT
Missing Nigerian schoolgirls 'married off'
Boko Haram chief denies ceasefire claim and says kidnapped schoolgirls have converted to Islam and married.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2014 16:53 GMT
Nigeria students 'to be released by Tuesday'
Presidential source quoted as saying everything is being done to gain freedom of female students held by Boko Haram.
Last updated: 19 Oct 2014 04:33 GMT
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
Last updated: 14 Oct 2014 11:32 GMT
Deaths in attack on Nigeria teachers' college
At least 15 people killed in Kano city as suspected Boko Haram fighters set off explosions and open fire on students.
Last updated: 18 Sep 2014 06:01 GMT
Nigerian military jet missing after mission
Alpha jet disappeared two days ago during 'routine operation' in Adamawa state, where army is fighting Boko Haram group.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2014 10:55 GMT
Boko Haram storm town near Cameroon border
Armed group, which has made several advances in the past few weeks, reported to be moving from house to house in Gulak.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2014 09:49 GMT
Can Nigerian youth destroy Boko Haram's caliphate?
Youth from local communities have been mobilising against the onslaught of Boko Haram in northern Nigeria.
Daniel E Agbiboa
Last updated: 31 Aug 2014 14:21 GMT
Boko Haram seizes town after soldiers 'flee'
Boko Haram take over border town Ashigashya after hundreds of Nigerian soldiers fled to Cameroon, a police source said.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2014 19:16 GMT
Nigeria rejects Boko Haram 'caliphate' claim
Military rejects armed group's claim that it recently established an "Islamic caliphate" in northeastern town of Gwoza.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2014 17:40 GMT
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