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

Maps

Boko Haram Attacks

Explore our interactive map to examine in detail the violent incidents in and around Nigeria from 2009 to 2016.

Boko Haram Attacks

Africa

More than 80 Chibok girls freed by Boko Haram

Kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls in Nigeria's Chibok in 2014 spurred worldwide Bring Back Our Girls campaign.

Africa

Suicide car bomb targets military convoy in Nigeria

At least five soldiers killed, 40 wounded after bomber detonates explosives-laden vehicle near troop convoy.

Suicide car bomb targets military convoy in Nigeria

Boko Haram

Nigerians demand 'bring back our girls' years later

Activists hold rallies amid anger that government efforts to negotiate the schoolgirls' freedom have stalled.

Three years on, 195 Chibok schoolgirls still captive

Nigeria

Father of Chibok girls, 3 years on: 'I lost my peace'

Three years after Boko Haram abducted 276 girls, many grief-stricken families still wait for their children to return.

Father of Chibok girls, 3 years on: 'I lost my peace'

Africa

'Alarming' rise in Boko Haram child suicide bombers

UNICEF report highlights increase in the number of children, mostly girls, used by armed group in the Lake Chad region.

'Alarming' rise in Boko Haram child suicide bombers

War & Conflict

Multiple suicide bomb blasts kill refugees in Nigeria

At least eight people killed, including refugees, by series of explosions along highway in Maiduguri.

Multiple bomb blasts rock Nigeria's Maiduguri

Africa

Nigeria: Teen female suicide bombers kill 2, wound 16

In a new tactic targeting an individual home, four teenage girls detonated explosives outside Maiduguri.

Female teenage suicide bombers kill 2, wound 16

Humanitarian crises

Suicide bombers 'die in failed attack' in Nigeria

Officials say incident near camp for displaced people resulted in deaths of seven people who tried to attack Maiduguri.

Suicide bombers die in failed attack in Nigeria

Nigeria

Suicide bomb blast rips through Nigerian university

At least four killed and 15 wounded when a suicide bomber believed to be a teenage girl detonated herself in Maiduguri.

Boko Haram

Chibok girls: 'As long as they're captives, we all are'

President Buhari is "hopeful" the remaining 195 girls will be saved as activists urge him to treat issue as a priority.

Boko Haram

Boko Haram leader says armed group not 'crushed'

Abubakar Shekau appears in new video to say fighters are safe, rebutting victory claims by Nigeria's president and army.

Abubakar Shekau: Boko Haram has not been crushed

Boko Haram

Nigeria still searching for girls seized by Boko Haram

Commander tells Al Jazeera the missing Chibok girls have not been located after Boko Haram's stronghold was captured.

Inside Story

Has Boko Haram been defeated?

Questions remain after the president of Nigeria praised the army for forcing fighters from their forest stronghold.