Just when Kano had started to heal, terror strikes again
Two years after coordinated attacks terrorized Nigeria's second largest city, a cautious peace had returned. Until Sunday night, that is.
West Africa says it's time for 'total war' on Boko Haram
It's their Al Qaeda, they say.
These Nigerian girls aren't afraid to go to school
But they're afraid for girls like them.
This is why Nigeria’s large military is no match for violent zealots
History, poor equipment and inexperience hamper the country’s army.
Sorrowful mysteries: Secret abortions kill thousands of Nigerian women each year (VIDEO)
In Nigeria, abortion is legal only when the life of a mother is endangered. But at least 760,000 procedures happen every year despite opposition from Muslims and Christians.
Nigeria's Boko Haram leader offers to release kidnapped girls if his fighters are freed
The group has killed thousands since 2009 and destabilized parts of northeast Nigeria, the country with Africa's largest population and biggest economy.
Nigerian army intensifies the hunt for the missing girls
President Goodluck Jonathan says he believes the schoolgirls are still in Nigeria and haven't been taken to Cameroon.
Here are the world's best and worst countries for mothers
The US hasn't cracked the top 10 since 2006.
Amnesty says Nigeria ignored warnings about Boko Haram's school raid
Meanwhile, the US embassy in Abuja said that a team of its experts had arrived in Nigeria.
China ups its game in Africa
The language in Prime Minister Li Keqiang's official visit this week seems explicitly designed to address prior criticisms of Chinese strategy on the continent.
Boko Haram killed hundreds in an attack on a Nigerian border town, a local senator says
Residents said survivors fled when the attack began, with the insurgents firing on civilians as they tried to run to safety into Cameroon.
Nigeria offers $300,000 reward for information on kidnapped girls
Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has threatened in a video to sell the girls 'on the market.'
8 more girls were just kidnapped in Nigeria
Last month Islamist militant group Boko Haram kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls.
Nigeria's Boko Haram claims responsibility for abducting more than 200 schoolgirls
Meanwhile, Nigerian authorities have arrested a leader of a protest last week in the capital Abuja that called on them to do more to find the schoolgirls.
Nigeria's president says 'everything must be done' to free the girls
Kidnappers are still holding 223 out of 276 girls who were abducted from their school in April and driven into the bush.
US offers to help Nigeria in its hunt for 234 abducted schoolgirls
The kidnapping occurred the same day as a bomb blast, also blamed on the militant group Boko Haram, killed 75 people on the edge of the capital.
Blast rocks outskirts of Nigeria's capital near the scene of last month's deadly bombing
A spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency said it was 'not an accident' and rescue officials were at the scene.
Everything you need to know about the kidnapping of 234 girls in Nigeria
The girls have been missing for weeks and the case is finally getting media attention. Here are all the facts you need to know.
'Rampaging gunmen' abduct schoolgirls in Nigeria
A senior security source said more than 100 girls from a secondary school in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state were kidnapped.
A bombing at a bus station near the Nigerian capital of Abuja killed 71 people
There had been no such violence near the capital since suicide car bombers targeted a newspaper office in Abuja in April 2012.
More than half the women in these countries are married by the time they turn 18
Police said a child bride forced into marriage in Nigeria killed her groom by poisoning him. Unfortunately, child marriage is very common in the country.
Can shea butter save Africa?
That depends on how many Westerners want to moisturize their skin with it.
Nigerian state closes all schools to protect students from militant group attacks
Security sources say Boko Haram has killed hundreds, possibly thousands, this year in a campaign of violence that is more intense than ever.
Boko Haram attacks have displaced thousands in Nigeria this year: Human Rights Watch
The New York-based rights group on Friday said Boko Haram has carried out more than 40 attacks already in 2014 which have killed roughly 700 people.
5 basic questions about last weekend's Boko Haram bloodbath
From why it's happening to why it matters.
Nigerians touched by communal violence talk in the absence of justice
In a small village entangled in Nigeria’s religious conflict, the Interfaith Mediation Centre brings together the aggrieved.
59 students killed in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria — some 'burned to ashes'
The Islamist group has killed more than 300 people this month, mostly civilians.
Scene of Boko Haram attack that left 98 dead in Nigeria 'still smelt faintly of charred flesh'
The insurgents, fighting for an Islamic state in northern Nigeria and posing the main threat to Africa's top oil producer, seem to have adopted a tactic of maximum civilian casualties.
The roots of Nigeria's religious and ethnic conflict
Analysis: A British colonial decision brought the northern and southern halves of modern Nigeria together. One hundred years later, they still don't get along.
The quest to build an 'early warning system' to stop Nigeria's Muslim-Christian violence
The northern city of Kaduna has become Nigeria's best chance to quell a bloody, disruptive conflict.
Once enemies, a pastor and an imam wage peace in Nigeria
Pastor James Wuye and Imam Muhammad Ashafa have set aside their anger to help heal the divide between Nigeria's Christians and Muslims.