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Ban reiterates condemnation of Boko Haram attacks
New York, Feb 28 : United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday reiterated his strong condemnation of the continuing indiscriminate and horrific attacks by Boko Haram against civilian populations in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria.
UN slams Boko Haram for attacks on civilians
United Nations, Feb 28 : UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Friday slammed "the continuing indiscriminate and horrific attacks" by Boko Haram against civilian populations in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria, his spokesperson said.
Twin blasts kill 13 in Nigeria: Police
Lagos, Feb 27 : At least 13 people were killed and 14 severely injured in twin bomb blasts at a motor park in Jos city in central-northern Nigeria, police said Friday.
Blasts hit motor park in Nigerian city of Jos
Abuja, Feb 27 : Explosions have rocked a major motor park in Nigerian city of Jos, just hours after a suicide bomber attacked a bus station in the northeast town of Biu, witnesses said Thursday.
19 killed in suicide attack on Nigeria bus station
Abuja, Feb 26 : At least 19 people were killed in a suicide attack on a bus station in Nigeria Thursday, a military source said.
Nigeria: Suicide bombings kill 27
Abuja, Feb 24 : At least 27 people were killed as suicide bombings rocked bus stations at two areas in northern Nigeria on Tuesday, media reports said.
207 militants killed by Chadian army in Nigeria
N'Dj Feb 25 : At least 207 Boko Haram militants were killed by Chadian army in Nigeria Tuesday, according to a Chadian army statement released Tuesday night.
26 killed in two attacks in Nigeria
Abuja, Feb 24 : At least 26 people were killed in two bomb attacks at bus stations in Nigeria Tuesday, according to media reports.
12 killed in second attack in Nigeria
Abuja, Feb 24 : At least 12 people were killed in a bomb attack at a bus station in the Nigerian city of Kano Tuesday, a media report said, barely five hours after a similar attack hit a crowded bus station in Potiskum town killing 14 people.
14 killed in Nigeria bus station attack
Abuja, Feb 24 : At least 14 people were killed when a suicide bomber wreaked havoc at a crowded bus station in the northeastern Nigerian town of Potiskum Tuesday, hospital sources confirmed.
Over a dozen killed in Nigeria suicide attack
Abuja, Feb 24 : More than a dozen people were killed Tuesday in a suicide attack at a crowded bus station in the northeastern Nigerian town of Potiskum, witnesses said.
Nigerian army arrest terrorists disguising as women
Nairobi, Feb 24 : Nigeria's military Monday said some terrorists disguising as women have been arrested following a thorough cordon and search in Baga town in the northeastern state of Borno, Xinhua news agency reported.
Girl suicide bomber kills five in Nigeria
Abuja, Feb 23 : A girl suicide bomber, who was just seven year old, blew herself and killed five others in northeast Nigeria on Sunday, reports said.
Indian dead after attack by Nigerian robbers
Lagos, Feb 23 : An Indian national, attacked by suspected robbers in Nigeria's capital city of Lagos earlier this month, has succumbed to his injuries in hospital, a media report said Monday.
Five killed in Nigeria market attack
Nairobi, Feb 23 : At least five people were killed and 30 others injured Sunday in a suicide attack staged by a woman at a market in the northeastern Nigerian town of Potiskum, witnesses said.
Nigeria flushes Boko Haram terrorists out
Lagos, Feb 22 : The Nigerian security forces operating in northeastern part of the country said a large number of Boko Haram terrorists have drowned in the Lake Chad area of northeast Baga town.
Delhi Govt. will fulfill women's security promises: Somnath Bharti
New Delhi, Feb. 21 : Condemning the alleged gang rape of a Nigerian woman in the national capital, Aam Aadmi Party leader Somnath Bharti on Saturday said the Delhi government will fulfill the promises it made about women's security.
Four held for alleged gang rape of Nigerian woman in Delhi
New Delhi, Feb. 21 : Four people have been reportedly held in connection with the alleged gang rape of a Nigerian woman in a moving car in New Delhi.
Nigerian forces foil prison break
Lagos, Feb 21 : Nigerian forces thwarted a prison break in the city of Calabar, police officials said.
Boko Haram renews attack in Nigeria, 21 killed
Abuja, Feb 21 : At least 21 people were killed as suspected Boko Haram fighters renewed armed attacks on three villages in northeast Nigerian state of Borno, witnesses and security sources said.
21 killed in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria
Abuja, Feb 20 : At least 21 people were killed Friday when suspected Boko Haram fighters renewed armed attacks on three villages in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno, witnesses said.
Nigerian woman gang raped in Delhi, four held
New Delhi, Feb 20 : A 35-year-old Nigerian woman was gang raped in a moving car here, police said Friday. Four people have been arrested.
Boko Haram releases 158 hostages in Nigeria
Lagos, Feb 20 : The Boko Haram Islamist terrorist group has released 158 women and children abducted from a village in northeastern Nigeria's Yobe state, an official said Friday.
Nigerians held with cocaine worth Rs.3.5 crore
New Delhi, Feb 19 : Two Nigerians carrying cocaine worth Rs.3.5 crore have been arrested in the national capital, police said Thursday.
Nigeria military operation leaves 300 Boko Haram militants killed
Abuja, Feb 18 : Nigerian forces have killed more than 300 Boko Haram fighters during an operation to recapture 11 towns and villages since the start of the week, media reports said on Wednesday.
Nigerian army kills over 300 Boko Haram militants
Abuja, Feb 18 : Nigerian troops killed over 300 Boko Haram militants in the last two days of counter-terrorism operations in northeastern state of Borno, the country's defence headquarters said Wednesday.
37 killed in Boko Haram, Nigerian army clash
Abuja, Feb 18 : At least 37 people have been killed in a confrontation between Boko Haram militants and Nigerian troops in the northeastern state of Borno, emergency services personnel said.
Nigeria's police moves to recover illegal arms nationwide
Lagos, Feb 18 : The police in Nigeria embarked on intensive recovery of fire arms in the possession of unauthorised security outfits across the country ahead of the country's general elections in March, Inspector-General of Police Suleiman Abba said in a statement.
Nigeria intensifies operation against Boko Haram
Lagos, Feb 17 : Nigerian troops have intensified their crackdown on the Boko Haram jihadi group in the northeastern part of the country and killed several militants, a defence spokesperson confirmed Monday.
10 killed in Nigeria bomb attack
Abuja, Feb 15 : At least 10 people were killed and 30 others injured Sunday when a suicide bomber targeted a crowded bus station in Nigeria's Damaturu city, a media report said.