NIAMEY (Reuters) - Suspected Boko Haram fighters have killed at least four soldiers and a civilian in an attack on a military post in Niger's southeastern Diffa region, local officials and two security sources said on Thursday.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers killed 12 people and injured 48 others in an attack on Wednesday on the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, officials from the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) for Borno said.
Nigeria's army has released 244 Boko Haram suspects who have denounced their membership in the deadly extremist group. Nigerian army operation commander Maj. Gen. Rogers Nicholas said Tuesday that those … Click to Continue »
In the video, a girl who claims she is among the kidnapped students from Chibok says she is happy being with the fighters of the extremist group. Her identity was not confirmed.
Girl appearing in footage says the abductees are safe, living in comfort and do not want to be rescued.
A group of young women shown in a video released by Boko Haram on Monday are purported to be among the more than 200 abducted from Chibok, northeast Nigeria, in 2014. Here is a timeline of the mass kidnapping that captured global attention:...Show More Summary
As many as 100 of the 270 Chibok girls abducted from their school in April 2014 are still believed to be held captive by Boko Haram.
Islamist militants Boko Haram on Monday released a new video purporting to show at least 14 of the schoolgirls abducted from the northeast Nigerian town of Chibok in April 2014. At least three of the group were seen carrying babies. One of the students said: "We are the Chibok girls.... Show More Summary
LAGOS (Reuters) - Militant Islamist group Boko Haram released a video on Monday purportedly showing some of the remaining girls who were kidnapped from the northeast Nigerian town of Chibok in 2014.
Four west African states have launched a major offensive against the Boko Haram jihadist group in Nigeria, the military said on Tuesday. Soldiers from Nigeria and the neighbouring countries of Cameroon, Chad and Niger are targeting a...Show More Summary
'Photographer Fati Abubakar has embarked on a personal project to showcase her hometown in Borno State, Nigeria, in the time of Boko Haram. "Bits of Borno" on social media has gained critical acclaim and has been covered in media outlets...Show More Summary
More than 100 of the girls remain captives of the Boko Haram Islamic extremist group, with many forced to marry their kidnappers
ABUJA (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed 11 people on Wednesday in an attack on a mosque in northeast Nigeria, the epicenter of the conflict with Islamist insurgency Boko Haram, two military officials, a resident and an aid worker said.
With little money to hand at the best of times, IDPs have an alternative economy where they trade goods to survive.
ABUJA (Reuters) - Cash cannot be king for the people of Bakasi camp.
Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau released a video message on Tuesday claiming a series of attacks in northeast Nigeria during the festive season. The shadowy leader released his first video message in months amid a surge in violence casting doubt on the Nigerian government's claim that the jihadist group is defeated. Show More Summary
The captives, mostly fishermen, farmers and their families, were held as farm workers by the armed group Boko Haram.
As 2017 comes to a close, 15 photographers and contributors reflected on the images they captured for The Washington Post over the past 12 months. From South Sudan to the Philippines, from Boko Haram escapees to hurricane refugees, here are their highlights. February: Whitney Shefte reports on the legacy of Rwanda's genocide “Hearing the stories of mothers […]