Monday, October 17
The 21 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped and released by terrorist group Boko Haram were reunited with their families amid tearful scenes on Sunday.
Thursday, February 11
A camp that was supposed to be a shelter from terrorism and violence instead became an instant death zone for dozens in Nigeria this week.
Monday, February 01
Members of the radical Islamist group Boko Haram apparently burned children alive as part of an attack in Nigeria that killed 86 people, according to reports.
Monday, December 28
Boko Haram Islamic extremists struck the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri for the first time in months Monday with rocket-propelled grenades and multiple suicide bombers, witnesses said. At least 30 people were killed and the death toll could go higher.
Wednesday, November 18
A blast in the northeastern Nigerian city of Yola on Tuesday night tore through a marketplace, killing 32 people and wounding 80 others, according to the local authorities and witnesses.
Wednesday, October 28
President Muhammadu Buhari has given his military commanders until the end of December to defeat the group
Monday, October 12
Nigeria’s military Sunday called on Boko Haram militants to surrender, saying it was closing in on them. Spokesman Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman said the army knows all the Boko Haram hideouts and camps.
Tuesday, September 22
More than 100 people were killed Sunday evening in northern Nigeria in a quick succession of what appeared to be carefully coordinated bombings by Boko Haram, the Islamist extremist group.
Wednesday, August 19
Reports in Nigeria say as many as 60 people may have been killed after a raid on a village in the north-east by suspected Boko Haram militants.
Thursday, August 13
A bomb attack on a packed market in north-eastern Nigeria bearing the hallmarks of Boko Haram killed about 50 people on Tuesday, sources told the Reuters news agency.