Nigeria

Nigeria mosque attack death toll rises to 86

Gravediggers say dozens more than official number were killed in Tuesday's double suicide attack in northeast Nigeria.

Nigeria mosque attack death toll rises to 86

Nigeria

Nigeria: Mosque blast kills at least 24 in northeast

Residents say two suicide bombers detonated explosives at a mosque and a market in Mubi town.

Blast kills at least 24 in northeast Nigeria: police

Boko Haram

Boko Haram huntress

Aisha Bakari Gombi has reached real-life superhero status for her battlefield bravery in her fight against Boko Haram.

Boko Haram huntress

Witness

Aisha: Boko Haram Huntress

Meet the 'Queen Hunter' Aisha who catches Boko Haram fighters and searches for kidnapped children in northern Nigeria.

Africa

Nigeria: 149 women and children rescued from Boko Haram

Soldiers free 54 women and 95 children abducted by Boko Haram in the country's northeast, says army spokesman.

Nigeria: 149 women and children rescued from Boko Haram

Boko Haram

Displaced by Boko Haram, thousands languish in camps

Dire living conditions in Nigeria's capital for thousands who escaped the armed group's violence in the northeast.

Thousands displaced by Boko Haram languish in Abuja IDP camps

Boko Haram

Freed Nigerian schoolgirls undergoing treatment

The 105 Nigerian schoolgirls and their families have begun to recover after the Boko Haram fighters who abducted the girls released them earlier this week.

Nigeria

Boko Haram frees abducted Nigerian schoolgirls

Children were abducted from school by about 50 armed men in the northern town of Dapchi last month.

Nigeria

Nigerian forces failed to act on mass abduction warnings: Amnesty

Rights group investigation says military and police received at least five calls hours before the attack by gunmen.

Nigerian forces failed to act on mass abduction warnings: Amnesty

Humanitarian crises

Parents of Nigeria's abducted girls cherish keepsakes

Mundane items left behind are the only connection parents have with their daughters after 110 girls went missing.

Parents of Nigeria's abducted girls cherish keepsakes

Nigeria

MSF suspends work in Nigerian town after deadly attack

At least three aid workers were killed when suspected Boko Haram fighters attacked an army base in the northeastern town

MSF suspends medical work in Nigeria's Rann after deadly attack

Africa

Suspected Boko Haram attack kills aid workers in Nigeria

At least eight security forces also killed in attack at a military base close to an IDP camp of more than 50,000 people.

Suspected Boko Haram attack kills aid workers in Nigeria

Nigeria

110 Nigerian schoolgirls still missing after attack: Minister

After a suspected Boko Haram attack, Nigerian minister says 110 schoolgirls remain missing, according to state media.

110 Nigerian schoolgirls still missing after attack: Minister

Inside Story

Has Boko Haram been defeated?

Dozens of more girls abducted by suspected Boko Haram fighters in what Nigerian president calls a 'national disaster'.