Parents and community leaders dismissed the statement as political grandstanding
"Children have become deliberate targets"
For President-elect Buhari, winning Nigeria's tight election race is the easy part. Keeping Africa's biggest country afloat will be harder
"We have voted for a president and a government that will serve and govern but never rule over you"
He prayed that the "roar of arms may cease" in Syria and Iraq
Nigeria's election defied predictions for widespread violence and fraud. A concerted social media campaign may have played a part
It may have taken him four tries, but on March 31, Muhammadu Buhari won Nigeria’s presidency, making history as the first candidate to unseat an incumbent in...
Winning may be just the easy part in a country plagued by insurgency, corruption and economic malaise
Boko Haram extremists waving guns forced voters to abandon polling stations in three villages
Millions have cast ballots in an election that analysts say is too close to call
Incumbent Goodluck Jonathan and challenger Muhammadu Buhari are neck and neck, setting the stage for violence, or worse, in Saturday's election.
President Goodluck Jonathan is finally leading a strong campaign against insurgents but battlefield victories may not be enough at the ballot box
The Islamic rebels went to Damasak's primary schools and rounded up students and teachers
Even if the allies hit Boko Haram hard militarily, it will still have the potential to launch terrorist attacks
The operation comes a day after Boko Haram killed at least 50 people with a series of bomb attacks in Nigeria’s northeastern city of Maiduguri
The group's leader pledged allegiance to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
(BAUCHI, Nigeria) — A crowd beat to death a teenage girl accused of being a suicide bomber and then set her body ablaze Sunday, according to police and witnesses...
President Goodluck Jonathan is concentrating his energies on getting re-elected in March
The kidnapping is likely to have been carried out by a criminal gang
The Nigerian military regains a key town lost to Boko Haram, but the insurgent group stoops to even bloodier tactics