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Kabiru Sokoto, Boko Haram Christmas Day bomber, recaptured in Nigeria
February 10, 2012 13:45
Kabiru Sokoto escaped police custody last month a day after being arrested, leading to public outrage and the firing of the country’s top police official.
Boko Haram claims north Nigeria suicide attack
February 8, 2012 08:23
A man wearing a military uniform managed to infiltrate the base of the Nigerian army’s 1st Mechanised Division – one of the country’s most fortified complexes – and blew himself up outside a barracks.
Blasts rock Nigerian army and air force bases
February 7, 2012 10:53
Two explosions struck near army and air force bases close to the Nigerian city of Kaduna on Tuesday, in the latest of a series to hit Nigeria’s northern region.
Nigeria's "witch children" find refuge at center
March 22, 2012 10:09
EKET, Nigeria — Children branded as evil are abused, abandoned and even murdered.
Nigerian president visits site of deadly bomb attacks as violence continues
January 22, 2012 18:10
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The visit came as 10 people were killed during a botched bank robbery. Boko Haram has attacked financial institutions to fund its activities.
Nigeria: Christmas church bombs kill dozens
December 25, 2011 12:58
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"We were in the church with my family when we heard the explosion. I just ran out," Timothy Onyekwere told Reuters. "Now I don't even know where my children or my wife are. I don't know how many were killed but there were many dead."
Supreme court to hear Nigeria-Shell case
October 17, 2011 14:47
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The case could make U.S. firms liable for torture or genocide committed overseas.
Underwear bomber's trial set to begin
October 11, 2011 10:30
The trial of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, 24, who is accused of attempting to detonate a bomb on board a flight bound for Detroit on Christmas Day 2009, is set to begin Tuesday.
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