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.
(30 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.
(10 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.
(1 month and 1 day 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.
(2 months and 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.
(5 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.
(2 months and 28 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 day ago)
South African court jails Nigerian oil militant Henry Okah to 24 years in jail over 2010 twin bombings in Abuja.
(1 month and 22 days ago)
Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram releases a video showing women and children it says it has abducted - in a new tactic for the group.
(5 days ago)
LAGOS, Nigeria—A video posted online Monday apparently shows seven French hostages kidnapped from northern Cameroon, with a masked militant claiming the radical Islamic group Boko Haram from neighboring Nigeria holds them.
(2 months and 22 days ago)
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