Boko Haram

Nigeria warned it risks humanitarian disaster by expelling charities.

Aid agencies strongly deny Nigeria’s claims that they are diverting funds to Boko HaramNigeria has been warned it risks a humanitarian disaster if the government goes ahead with its threat to throw aid agencies out of the north-east of the country...

Boko Haram Is Back. And They Now Have Better Drones.

After a decade of devastating war with Boko Haram extremists, they are now better armed than ever and have more sophisticated drones than the demoralized Nigerian military.

Nigeria detained children as young as five over 'Boko Haram links' – report.

Human Rights Watch says thousands of children were detained in distressing conditions by military over last six yearsThe Nigerian military arrested thousands of children it suspected of involvement with Boko Haram, holding them in squalid conditio...

Dozens killed at funeral by Boko Haram fighters in Nigeria.

Local official says extremists killed more than 60 people in attack on mournersMore than 60 mourners leaving a funeral in north-east Nigeria have been killed by the militant group Boko Haram, according to Nigerian officials and other sources in th...

Attack Outside Funeral in Nigeria Leaves at Least 65 Dead.


The Nigerian president directed the military to hunt down the perpetrators of the attack, which local officials tied to the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram.