Africa

Deadly blast hits mosque in Nigeria's Maiduguri

Eight people were killed when a female suicide bomber detonated her explosives at a mosque in northeast Nigeria.

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

Africa

Suicide attack on Cameroon-Nigerian border kills 12

More than 40 others wounded as two female bombers target busy area in northern Cameroon, local officials say.

Cameroon-Nigeria border: 12 killed in suicide attack

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

Nine killed, dozens seized in 'Boko Haram Niger attack'

Nine people killed, about 40 people abducted in a village near Niger's southeastern city of Diffa, officials say.

Boko Haram suspected in deadly Niger attack

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

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

Africa

Several die in double bombing at Cameroon refugee camp

Double suicide attack kills civilians displaced by Boko Haram fighting in northern Cameroon, officials say.

Double bombing kills nine refugees in Kolofata camp

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

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