iOS app Android app

Boko Haram Violence

Witnesses: Boko Haram Seize Nigerian Town After Deadly Battle

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2014 | World

By Lanre Ola MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Islamist Boko Haram insurgents overran most of a northeastern Nigerian town on Tuesday after h...

Boko Haram Clashes With Cameroon Troops In Deadly Cross-Border Raids

Reuters | Posted 07.26.2014 | World

YAOUNDE, July 26 (Reuters) - Nigeria's Islamist militant group Boko Haram has carried out two cross-border attacks into Cameroon since Friday, killi...

Car Bomb Explodes In Boko Haram's Hometown

AP | HARUNA UMAR and MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 08.31.2014 | World

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A car bomb in a marketplace in Maiduguri, the northeast Nigerian city that is the birthplace of Boko Haram extremism, kill...

Boko Haram Accused Of Crimes Against Humanity

AP | Posted 08.05.2013 | World

AMSTERDAM -- The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says that after a preliminary investigation she believes that acts attributed to the N...

Sect Claims Nigerian Church Bombing

AP | Posted 06.04.2012 | World

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria -- A radical Islamist sect has claimed responsibility for a suicide car bombing at a north Nigeria church that killed at least 15 p...

Boko Haram Attacks In Nigeria Leave 5 Dead

AP | Posted 04.01.2012 | World

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Police say suspected Islamic insurgents have killed five people in attacks on security targets in Nigeria's restive northea...

Report: Nigeria's Boko Haram Killed 935 People Since 2009

Reuters | Posted 03.25.2012 | World

ABUJA, Jan 24 (Reuters) - The Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram has killed at least 935 people since it launched an uprising in 2009, including mor...