Boko Haram

Death toll in Boko Haram attack on Nigerian base rises to 48

More bodies are likely to be recovered as search and rescue missions continue after assault on army post in Borno state.

Death toll in Boko Haram attack on Nigerian base rises to 48

Africa

Thirty Nigerian soldiers 'killed' in Boko Haram army base raid

The armed group overran a base in the country's Borno state, military sources tell AFP.

Thirty Nigerian soldiers 'killed' in Boko Haram army base raid

Nigeria

Despite threats, Nigerian radio station battles Boko Haram on air

The armed group promised to attack Dandal Kura, but presenters continue to inform listeners on how to counter fighters.

Despite threats, Nigerian radio station battles Boko Haram on air

Nigeria

Boko Haram kills 19 villagers in Nigeria's Borno state

Witnesses said 19 bodies were counted but an aid worker at a camp that received survivors put the death toll at 63.

Nigeria: Boko Haram kills 19 villagers in Borno state

Nigeria

Nigeria displaced return to ruin homes, fear violence

Despite many challenges and enduring dangers, Nigerians displaced by Boko Haram now begin to return to Borno state.

Cameroon

Cameroon to probe new video of 'armed forces' killing civilians

Amnesty calls footage credible evidence to support allegations that Cameroon's armed forces committed 'grave crimes'.

Cameroon to probe new video of 'armed forces' killing civilians

Africa

Nigeria: Grazing conflict deadlier than Boko Haram

At least 1,500 people have been killed in clashes between nomadic herders and sedentary farmers since September

Nigeria: Grazing conflict deadlier than Boko Haram

Chad

Boko Haram kills 18, abducts 10 in Chad

Authorities in Chad ordered a precautionary evacuation of a village near Niger after Boko Haram's deadly attack.

Boko Haram kills 18, abducts 10 in Chad

Africa

UNICEF Nigeria welcomes release of child Boko Haram suspects

UNICEF Nigeria praises the release of children suspected of Boko Haram ties from administrative custody.

Senegal

Senegal convicts 13 suspected Boko Haram fighters

Accused imprisoned for attempting to establish a homegrown armed group modelled on Boko Haram.

Senegal convicts 13 suspected Boko Haram fighters

Africa

Boko Haram fighters who abducted Chibok girls captured

The eight men were among a group of 22 fighters arrested within the past two week in connection with the 2014 abduction.

Nigeria captures Boko Haram fighters who abducted Chibok girls

Opinion

Boko Haram, IDP returns and political calculations in Nigeria

Why are IDPs being urged to return to unsafe areas in Nigeria's northeast?

Orji Sunday

by Orji Sunday

Orji Sunday

Africa

Dozens killed in suspected Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

At least 31 people killed after twin suicide blasts hit northeastern part of the country, according to a local official.

Dozens killed in suspected Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

Opinion

Boko Haram survivors starved and raped by Nigeria's military

Women who survived the brutal rule of Boko Haram are now facing sexual violence at the hands of the Nigerian military.

Lauren Aarons

by Lauren Aarons

Lauren Aarons

Opinion

Nigeria's difficult path to long lasting peace with Boko Haram

To achieve sustainable peace with Boko Haram, the Nigerian government must look beyond military solutions.

Lai Mohammed

by Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed