- Boko Haram attacks northeast Nigerian city, bomb kills many Updated: Jun-02-15 9:58 am
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Boko Haram attacked the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Tuesday with deafening explosions from the west and a suicide bombing near the center that witnesses said killed as many as 20 people.
- Nigerian president to visit Chad, Niger on 1st official trip Updated: Jun-01-15 2:41 pm
LAGOS, Nigeria - Nigeria's new president will visit Chad and Niger, making the countries whose troops help fight Boko Haram a priority on his first official travels outside the country, an official said Monday.
- Nigeria's new president pledges fight against Boko Haram Updated: May-29-15 7:53 pm
ABUJA, Nigeria - Nigeria's new president was sworn in on Friday and pledged to tackle Boko Haram "head on," asserting the fight against the Islamic extremists wouldn't be won until hundreds of schoolgirls abducted last year and other kidnapping victims were brought home alive.
- Nigerian troops who fled Boko Haram now have them on the run Updated: May-06-15 4:47 am
YOLA, Nigeria - A year ago, a dozen Nigerian troops fighting about 200 Boko Haram militants in the town of Chibok exhausted their ammunition and ran, leaving the road open for the abduction of nearly 300 girls.