A Nigerian police official says authorities have arrested 22 Boko Haram extremist leaders and fighters who are responsible for the mass kidnapping of schoolgirls in Chibok and more than 50 suicide.. News24 Also reported by •Seattle Times
CNN reports at least 86 people have been killed in attacks in central Nigeria, an incident that has the potential to exacerbate ethnic tensions in an increasingly volatile region. The violence, thought..
Boko Haram has inspired fear throughout northeast Nigeria, including at Maiduguri’s beloved zoo. But its leafy paths are also wells of calm, a treasured reminder that 'normal' life goes on. Christian Science Monitor
Cameroon's military on Thursday denied its soldiers were involved in a video that appears to show women with small children being blindfolded and shot dead as suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers. FOXNews.com Also reported by •Seattle Times
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s military command says it has handed to the government and the United Nations more than 180 former child soldiers who had been arrested or rescued in various.. Seattle Times
Scores of people died in central Nigeria during vicious weekend clashes between mostly Muslim herders and Christian farmers, with one report citing police saying 86 people were killed. By some.. Washington Post
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A member of a civilian self-defense group says five people have been killed in an attack by suspected Boko Haram extremists in northern Nigeria. Maina Shettima tells The.. Seattle Times
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s military says it is offering a reward for information on a suspected bomb-making factory in the northern city that is the birthplace of the Boko Haram extremist.. Seattle Times