Boko Haram

Families offer refuge to IDPs fleeing Boko Haram

Al Jazeera meets three host families to see how they've opened their homes to fellow Nigerians fleeing from Boko Haram.

Northern Nigeria: Refuge for IDPs fleeing Boko Haram

Opinion

Is Nigeria on the brink of another civil war?

On the 50th anniversary of its bloody civil war, Nigeria is struggling to prevent another.

Fisayo Soyombo

by Fisayo Soyombo

Fisayo Soyombo

Africa

Nigeria: 15 killed in suicide attacks in Borno state

At least 15 people were killed and 21 wounded when four female suicide bombers attacked four areas in Maiduguri.

Nigeria: 15 killed in suicide attacks in Borno state

Africa

Biafra: Is Nigeria's secessionist movement re-emerging?

#Biafra50YearsOn: A look at the Biafra movement, five decades after the civil war.

Biafra: Is Nigeria's secessionist movement re-emerging?

Africa

Biafra: Young Nigerians renew calls for independence

The long struggle for pro-independence groups to separate Biafra from Nigeria is gathering pace, 50 years after a brutal civil war over a successionist rebellion.

Africa

Boko Haram attacks blamed for deaths in Nigeria, Chad

Nine civilians are killed in suicide attacks in Nigeria's Maiduguri, while eight troops die in raid in next-door Chad.

Boko Haram attacks blamed for deaths in Nigeria, Chad

Population

UN: World population will reach 9.8 billion by 2050

India to become world's most populous country by 2024, while Nigeria will overtake US in third spot, says UN report.

UN: World population will reach 9.8 billion by 2050

Africa

Boko Haram kills 11 in northeast Nigeria attacks

Attacks in Maiduguri city occurred while soldiers were trying to repel another group of Boko Haram fighters.

Boko Haram stages deadly attacks in Maiduguri

Nigeria

50 years on: Nigeria's Biafra secessionist movement

On Biafra Remembrance Day we ask pro-secessionist leader Nnamdi Kanu if the call for secession is growing louder.

50 years on: Nigeria's Biafra secessionist movement

Inside Story

Can famine in Africa be contained?

Millions are going hungry in several countries because of the worst drought in living memory.

Nigeria

More than 100 abducted Nigeria schoolgirls still missing

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to continue negotiations with the armed group until all of those kidnapped are released.

Africa

Freed Chibok girls reunited with parents

Scenes of joy as 82 schoolgirls freed from Boko Haram captivity see their parents for the first time since April 2014.

Africa

Nigeria: Purported Chibok girl 'escapes' Boko Haram

Officials say the girl was found by Nigerian troops less than two weeks after 82 Chibok girls were freed by the group.

Nigeria: Purported Chibok girl 'escapes' Boko Haram

Nigeria

Boko Haram blamed for Nigerian farmers' deaths

Fighters reportedly attack farmers in city of Maiduguri as food shortages in the country's northeast worsen.

Boko Haram blamed for farmers deaths in Maiduguri

Africa

Nigeria: Boko Haram releases new video of captive girls

Seen wearing a black veil and holding a gun, girl claims to be from Chibok and says she was kidnapped in April 2014.

Boko Haram releases video of purported Chibok girls