Nigeria's president is establishing a committee examine how to enter into dialogue with Boko Haram and bring in an amnesty for the Islamist insurgents.
(2 months and 4 days ago)
Fifty-five people have been killed in a raid by Islamist militant group Boko Haram in Nigeria's north-eastern Borno state, the military says.
(1 month and 11 days ago)
YENAGOA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Despite a deadly attack on police and emailed threats from a militant group, Niger Delta militants are unlikely to resurrect the campaign of violence that once hobbled Africa's biggest energy industry.
(2 months and 5 days ago)
KADUNA, Nigeria (AP) — The top spiritual leader for Muslims in Nigeria called Tuesday for the nation's president to grant a "total amnesty" for Islamic extremists now launching attacks in the country in order to halt the violence.
(3 months and 15 days ago)
Burnt out vehicles and scattered rubbish is all that's left of this militant camp in northern Nigeria.
(12 days ago)
Nigeria officially bans two militant Islamist groups, warning that anyone who helps them will face a minimum jail sentence of 20 years.
(14 days ago)
BAGA, Nigeria (Reuters) - After a crackdown pushed them out of Nigeria's northern cities, Islamist militant group Boko Haram have regrouped, rearmed and are staging a bold comeback that has already allowed them to seize control over parts of the northeast.
(1 month and 6 days ago)
A Nigerian militant group previously linked to the kidnapping of a French citizen claimed responsibility Monday for taking seven workers from a construction company's offices in northeastern Nigeria.
(3 months and 29 days ago)
KANO, Nigeria (Reuters) - Gunmen stormed a police station and a bank in a town in Nigeria's northwest, beyond a region covered by a military crackdown on a Islamist insurgency, a sign the offensive could provoke violence by smaller militant cells across the north.
(1 month and 2 days ago)
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — The leader of the radical Islamic terrorist network Boko Haram has denied his group is taking part in any peace talks with Nigeria's government.
(3 months and 18 days ago)
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