Boko Haram

Soldiers on patrol in north-eastern Nigeria

Nigerian army 'rescues 200 girls' from Boko Haram stronghold

One-Minute Read
Wed 29 Apr, AT 10:17

The hostages are still being identified, and it is unclear if they are the missing schoolgirls from Chibok

Nigeria: can Muhammadu Buhari really defeat Boko Haram?

One-Minute Read
Thu 2 Apr, AT 13:05

President-elect vows to succeed where Goodluck Jonathan failed and rid Islamist militants from the north

Chadian soldiers gather near the Nigerian town of Gamboru

Deadly Chad attack blamed on Boko Haram

One-Minute Read
Fri 13 Feb, AT 12:49

Overnight bloodshed follows declaration of 'war'

Abubakar Shekau of Boko Haram

Boko Haram: Cameroon army frees 24 after mass abduction

One-Minute Read
Mon 19 Jan, AT 12:46

Dozens of people, mostly children, were kidnapped as Islamist militants crossed border into Cameroon

Abubakar Shekau of Boko Haram

Boko Haram: why is Nigeria losing its battle with terror?

Briefing
Tue 13 Jan, AT 11:21

Lack of international support, political inertia and inherent corruption are to blame for bloodshed

Concentration of Boko Haram attacks on Nigerian towns and villages

Boko Haram: satellite images reveal extent of massacre

One-Minute Read
Thu 15 Jan, AT 13:19

Before and after images show devastation of 'catastrophic proportions' and one town almost wiped off the map

Oscar Pistorius on day of verdict

2014: the year in numbers – from five to 700 billion

Briefing
Sun 28 Dec, AT 08:24

Five years in jail for Oscar Pistorious, 6,800 dead from Ebola, 551m voters in India

Campaigns demand the return of Nigeria's abducted girls

Nigeria kidnappings: will Boko Haram release schoolgirls?

Summary
Mon 27 Oct, AT 13:19

Deal to free more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped in April is in doubt after latest abductions and attacks

Charles Laurence

Why are so many US special forces deployed across Africa?

Wed 28 May, AT 10:00
Charles Laurence

'War on terror' changes gear: Obama is due to explain his new foreign policy at West Point today

Potiskum General Hospital

Suicide bomber kills 47 at school assembly in Nigeria

One-Minute Read
Mon 10 Nov, AT 14:32

Boko Haram suspected of murderous attack by bomber who dressed as a schoolboy to get inside building

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