Here is why Boko Haram exists. And the terrible repercussions
Senior Correspondent Erin Conway-Smith traveled to Nigeria to investigate the roots and impacts of Boko Haram.
Boko Haram 'burned our houses, they burned our food' (VIDEO)
City of hope: Yola has taken in many of the 1.5 million Nigerians chased from their homes by the insurgency.
What Boko Haram terror looks like through the eyes of Nigerian children
Bloody faces, headless bodies, burned houses — these are some of the stark and haunting images drawn by children who have fled deadly Boko Haram violence.
Boko Haram militants disguised as preachers kill at least 24 in Nigeria
The attackers gathered people at a mosque and then opened fire.
Dawn in the Creeks: Former Niger Delta militants move toward a more peaceful future
As Nigeria looks to a new president to lead, meet three young people working to leave violence behind.
Boko Haram uses children as human bombs: UN
Human rights chief says the group also forces women and girls into sex slavery.
Can Nigeria's election inspire a wave of African democracy?
Some experts believe this might be the beginning of an 'African Spring.'
Nigeria's first opposition win since '60 puts an ex-military coup leader back in power
Nigerians weren’t happy with their president, and so they voted him out. It's not as simple as it sounds.
Nigeria says goodbye to Goodluck Jonathan
Jonathan's People's Democratic Party (PDP) has been in charge since the end of army rule in 1999.
Nigeria's Buhari builds unassailable lead in historic vote
This election could mark the first time an incumbent loses at the ballot box in Africa's most populous nation.
Nigeria's election is really important. Here is why
In these apocalyptic days, there is a new reason why this election matters so much: Boko Haram.
Nigeria election results due to start trickling in
Opposition groups are already contesting at least part of the outcome.
Nigerian voters try again after technical glitches
The technical difficulties set the tone for a potential dispute.
Nigerians vote in first genuine contest since end of dictatorship
The tense race pits incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan against former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari with an electorate divided along a complex mix of ethnic, regional and in some cases religious lines.
Nigeria's refugee camp ballots add a new challenge to free elections
1.2 million people have been displaced by Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria. How many of them will get to the polls today?
Integrity of the 2015 Nigerian elections is paramount to the future of Africa
There is hope the Abuja Accord will keep the peace even if the vote tally is close.
Nigerian president warns against bloodshed ahead of Saturday's vote
People are stockpiling food and supplies in anticipation of violence after the closest presidential race since the end of military rule.
Retreating Boko Haram leaves mass of throat-slit corpses near Nigerian town
A trail of blackened blood was visible along the side of the bridge facing the bodies, suggesting they had been thrown off the side after being killed. Among the dead was the imam of the town.
Nigeria's Boko Haram releases beheading video echoing Islamic State
The footage will stoke concerns that Boko Haram is expanding its scope and seeking inspiration from global militant networks including Al Qaeda and Islamic State.
Teenage suicide bomber kills at least 15 at northeast Nigeria bus station
While no group has come forward to claim responsibility for the attack, the main suspect is likely to be Boko Haram.
Nigeria postpones Feb. 14 presidential election to March 28
The postponement could stoke unrest in opposition strongholds.
Boko Haram attacks seen as increasing before elections
Security analysts believe Maiduguri, the birthplace of Boko Haram, will likely be hit again before polling day.
Boko Haram wages new Nigeria attacks as Kerry visits
Kerry is expected to address poll-related violence, which has blighted previous Nigerian elections and which it is feared could erupt again, ahead of polls next month.
Is this the beginning of the end for the Ebola outbreak in West Africa?
It is far from over yet. But there is, at last, hope that the end of the outbreak may be within sight.
Here's how Boko Haram could sway the result of Nigeria's general election
It is unclear whether more than one million people displaced by the militant group's insurgency will be able to vote.
Satellite images reveal full devastation of Boko Haram attack
Analysis of satellite images by Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International shows the extent of attacks in northeastern Nigeria.
This graphic shows just how brutal Boko Haram really is
Last week's deadly rampage in Baga might be the worst page in Boko Haram's violent history.
The app that saved 1,000 Nigerian children
How an innovative activist pushed the Nigerian government to keep its promise to help poisoned kids.
Boko Haram's deadly tactics in Nigeria appear to be getting more vicious
The estimated death toll of the group's latest assault in the town of Baga is 2,000.
Boko Haram's deadly attack in Baga: Survivors' stories
The full story of an attack that killed up to 2,000 people is only now beginning to emerge.
Here's what we know so far about Boko Haram's latest attack in Nigeria
Amnesty International said that the Baga attack this week may have been the 'deadliest in Boko Haram's history.'