Chatter: Machete terrorist attack in London
British-born Muslim converts hack to death a serving soldier; Obama to announce new restrictions on drones; and the oldest man ever summits Mt. Everest. He is, wait for it, 80.
Chinua Achebe's body arrives in Nigeria ahead of burial
The body of renowned Nigerian author Chinua Achebe, who died in March, arrived in Nigeria on Wednesday ahead of his burial in his home state.
Nigeria to release all women held for 'terrorism'
Nigeria said Tuesday it would release several suspects being held for "terrorist activities," including all women in custody.
In army fight against militants, Nigerian civilians trust no one
The army’s new battle with Islamic militants will rely not only on superior firepower, but also on gaining locals' trust.
120 Boko Haram Islamists arrested in Nigeria
About 120 Boko Haram Islamists were arrested in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri on Monday as they were organizing the burial of a commander.
Kerry urges Nigeria to respect human rights in Boko Haram offensive
The US is 'concerned' by allegations of human rights violations by Nigerian security forces, Secretary of State John Kerry said.
My Pikin trial: Nigerians jailed for 7 years in poisoned baby medicine deaths
Two Nigerians responsible for the production of baby teething medication My Pikin have been sentenced to seven years in prison after at least 80 children died when the drug was poisoned.
Nigerian military kills at least 21 in Boko Haram offensive
Boko Haram has taken over parts of Nigeria's northeast, prompting a huge military offensive in the region.
Chatter: Nigeria launches offensive against Boko Haram militants
Nigeria's army fights back against militant Islamists in the restive northeast, the IRS mess continues, and a new study that will make you think twice before you go jump in the pool.
Nigeria deploys 'massive' number of troops
Nigeria has sent massive amounts of troops to combat Boko Haram militants after President Goodluck Jonathan declared a state of emergency.
Nigeria: President Goodluck Jonathan declares state of emergency in northeast
Nigeria declared a state of emergency in three northeastern states in response to increasingly violent attacks by Islamic rebel group Boko Haram.
'Baby factory' in Nigeria raided
Police found 17 pregnant teenage girls and 11 babies during a house in Nigeria.
Nigeria violence: At least two dozen killed in sectarian clashes
At least two dozen people were killed in sectarian clashes in Nigeria's Taraba state Friday.
Pirates kidnap 5 sailors off Nigeria coast
Five sailors have been kidnapped by pirates off the coast of Nigeria's oil-rich southern delta.
Boko Haram paid $3.15 million ransom to free French family of seven (VIDEO)
Islamist militant group Boko Haram was paid a $3.15 million ransom to release a French family of seven.
Nigeria tries to get on track with new Lagos-Kano train
Some hope the railway, which links the bitterly divided north and south, will act as a new economic engine, and symbol of unity.
Nigeria violence kills nearly 200 as government's Boko Haram Committee talks peace
Despite escalating violence over the weekend, the Nigerian government's Boko Haram Committee is optimistic about peace.
Kim Jong Un, the Nigerian
The mayor of a northern Nigerian town awarded Supreme Leader Kim honorary citizenship, citing his great wisdom and guiding hand against the imperialist powers.
Nigerian journalists detained after story on President Goodluck Jonathan
Nigerian journalists from daily newspaper Leadership were detained after reporting that President Goodluck Jonathan ordered surveillance against the opposition party.
Nigeria gunmen kill 11 people, Boko Haram suspected
The gunmen shot and hacked to death the victims after raiding the home of the deputy governor of Adamawa state in Midlu village.
Nigeria: 14 Boko Haram militants killed in Kano raid
Nigerian soldiers said they killed 14 suspected Islamist militants during a raid on a house in the northern city of Kano, Nigeria, today.
Nigeria religious violence kills as many as 50
Attacks on villages surrounding a central Nigerian city have killed as many as 50 people in religious violence between Christians and Muslims.
British businessman kidnapped in Lagos: Niger police
An expatriate is abducted in Lagos' affluent Victoria Island area.
Henry Okah: Nigeria militant jailed for 24 years over bombings
Nigeria militant Henry Okah has been jailed for 24 years after he was convicted of 13 terrorism charges over two bombings in Abuja in 2010.
Beer and Africa: A recipe for profit?
Africa is probably the most attractive region for long-term profit growth for global brewers.
Nigeria: 25 killed, 120 inmates freed in attack on Ganye
Nigerian officials said today that 120 inmates were freed from jail and 25 people were killed in an attack on the town of Ganye on Friday night.
Chinua Achebe: Nigeria author dies at 82
Chinua Achebe, renowned Nigerian author of "Things Fall Apart," has died after an illness and hospital stay.
Nigeria: Teachers wounded in primary school shooting
Islamist militants are suspected of shooting teachers at a Nigerian primary school.
Nigeria's thriving Catholics push for continuing conservatism from church
The most Catholic-heavy country in Africa wants no part of reform on issues like homosexuality, contraception and abortion.
Nigeria Islamist group posts video of murdered hostages
Video of what is likely the bodies of seven hostages abducted in northern Nigeria posted to YouTube by radical Islamist group.
Islamists kill 7 foreign hostages in Nigeria
A Nigerian Islamist militant group's claims it has killed 7 foreign hostages kidnapped last month are credible, groups say.