Nigeria's battle with COVID-19 exacerbated by poor healthcare, 2015 global crude market crash from which it never recovered
The last time Nigeria was gripped by such a panic was when Ebola — around 25 times deadlier than COVID-19 — was knocking on its door in 2014/15
17 Nigerian soldiers killed in latest Boko Haram attack on military base; government claims militant group has been 'decimated'
On Wednesday evening, heavily armed Boko Haram jihadists in trucks stormed and looted weapons and vehicles from a military base in Garunda village in Borno State, the epicentre of the Islamist insurgency that has been raging for nine years.
Gangs raid northwest Nigeria: 30 persons killed, livestock stolen by armed bandits across 5 villages
Armed bandits raided 5 northwestern villages in Nigeria, killing 30 people and stealing their livestock
Boko Haram jihadists broke into a civilian camp in Nigeria's Kano. They killed four, injured four others and stole their supplies
Five people killed, six injured in Boko Haram suicide attack in village in northeastern Nigeria, say residents
The blast was followed by gunfire from Boko Haram jihadists lurking in the dark, said Mustapha Muhammad, a civilian militia leader in the area.
More than 2,300 suspected members of the jihadist group Boko Haram are expected to appear in court in Nigeria from Monday in unprecedented mass trials.
Nigeria: Five Boko Haram militants arrested in Kano; police foils attack on markets, places of worship
Police in Nigeria's Kano said they arrested five suspected Boko Haram militants after a gunfight, marking a flare-up of jihadist violence in the city.
Nigeria's intelligence service on Saturday said it had thwarted a plan to target Muslims celebrating the end of Ramadan after fears that Boko Haram was planning a major attack.
Fourteen people were killed, some of them decapitated, in a Boko Haram raid on a village in northeast Nigeria, a resident and a civilian vigilante assisting the military said on Friday.
Eight people were killed on Sunday when a female suicide bomber detonated her explosives among women and children arriving in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri seeking to escape Boko Haram violence in the countryside.
Multiple explosions tore through the central mosque in Nigeria's second-largest city on Friday, killing 35 people, police said.
Boko Haram has seized control of a town in northeastern Nigeria, the latest to fall into Islamist hands in the crisis-hit region.
Back-to-back bomb blasts killed at least 118 people and wounded 45 in the crowded business district of the central Nigerian city of Jos on Tuesday, emergency services said, in an attack that appeared to bear the hallmarks of the Boko Haram insurgents.
Kano, like other northern cities in Nigeria, has been plagued by an insurgency led by Islamist sect Boko Haram, blamed for scores of bombings and shootings against mostly government targets.