As many as 170 people were killed by an accidental military airstrike on a refugee camp in north-east Nigeria, aid organization Doctors without Borders (MSF) said Friday.
Senegalese troops amassed at the border with Gambia as the clock ticked down on Gambian President Yahya Jammeh's time in office and with the inauguration of his successor due Thursday.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said his military "accidentally bombed" civilians in the country's north-east on Tuesday after an aid organization said 52 people were killed in a Nigerian...
At least 52 people were killed and 120 wounded after a Nigerian military airstrike on a refugee camp in the country's north-east, aid organization Doctors without Borders (MSF) said Tuesday.
Six people are dead Monday after an attack that included a mosque bombing on a university campus in north-eastern Nigeria, police said.
Fighting between the Nigerian army and the radical Islamist group Boko Haram has claimed the lives of 10 militants and three soldiers, the army said Saturday.
Nigeria’s parliament Thursday authorized President Muhammadu Buhari to offer political asylum to Gambia’s outgoing president Yahya Jammeh if he agrees to step down.
Soldiers have rescued another one of more than 200 Nigerian girls kidnapped by the radical Islamist group Boko Haram from a school in Chibok in 2014, the army said Thursday.
The Nigerian government has removed the names of 50,000 ghost workers from its pay roll, saving as much as 200 billion naira (637 million dollars), a presidential spokesman told dpa Wednesday.
Nigeria's president said Saturday that Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram had been crushed and ousted from its last enclave in Sambisa forest in the north-east of the country.
German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen was in Nigeria on Sunday to pledge 4.2 million euros (4.4 million dollars) in military aid aimed at stemming migration from Africa into to Europe,...
German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen on Sunday pledged 4.2 million euros (4.4 million dollars) to support the fight against terrorism in Nigeria, where Boko Haram has killed thousands of...
At least 200 people are feared dead after a church building collapse in Nigeria's southern state of Akwa Ibom at the weekend, said a local hospital director on Sunday.
Some 56 people were killed Friday in north-eastern Nigeria when two female suicide bombers detonated explosives at a crowded market during rush hour, a senior local official said.
Security forces killed at least 150 peaceful protesters in south-eastern Nigeria over a year-long period from August 2015, Amnesty International said Thursday.