Nigerian forces have said it has killed or critically wounded Shekau on multiple occasions in recent years
Boko Haram occupied the town of Bama in September 2014 before Nigerian troops recaptured it in March 2015
Millions of children are starving in northeast Nigeria as a result of the Boko Haram conflict
Nigeria’s military maintains it now has the upper hand against the insurgents in a conflict that has left at least 20,000 dead and made more than 2.6 million people homeless
Several sentences were almost identical to the US President’s in a speech Buhari made on Sept. 8 launching his campaign 'Change Begins With Me'
Niger’s defense ministry says at least five soldiers and 30 Boko Haram militants have been killed after an ambush by the Nigeria-based Islamic extremists led to fighting
As the Olympic Games played out in all their grandeur and glory, a bloody ground war was being waged in Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger
Nigeria’s air force said it had killed and fatally wounded the group’s leader in a raid on the militants’ northeast heartland
Researchers and officials say ISIS and other militants are now increasingly using the same tactics
In 2014 Kubrrivu was burnt down in a deadly Boko Haram raid which forced residents to flee
The US Secretary of State will visit Kenya and Nigeria before visiting Saudi Arabia to discuss the conflict in Yemen
"It wounded my heart," one mother describing how she broke down in tears and found herself unable to watch the whole video.
Boko Haram released a video showing some of the schoolgirls kidnapped by from Chibok more than two years ago
Most of the migrants who made the trip across the Mediterranean from North Africa were Nigerians and Eritreans
Abu Musab al-Barnawi is identified as the new ‘Wali’ or governor of Boko Haram
Forty additional people from Nigeria, Malaysia and South Africa are involved in the Nigerian ringleader's global criminal network
Nigeria’s army has retaken over the past year most of the territory lost to Boko Haram
Seven others from Niger and eight from Nigeria were injured in the attack
Hollande was speaking after talks with his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in the Nigerian capital
In a move to greater transparency, Britain has passed a law requiring British companies to disclose who really benefits from their ownership
Some 8.6 million internally displaced people linked to conflict were recorded, including 4.8 million in the Middle East and North Africa
The U.S. has assisted Nigerian authorities working to secure the release of schoolgirls kidnapped by the militants
Boko Haram has increasingly used suicide bombers in its almost seven-year rebellion
Nigeria crashed out of contention to reach the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon after they lost 1-0 to Egypt
Ivory Coast claimed their first victory in 2017 African Nations Cup qualifying by beating Sudan 1-0, while Egypt salvaged a last-gasp 1-1 draw in Nigeria
When Boko Haram pledged allegiance to ISIS in Iraq and Syria last year, there were fears over the deadly insurgency in northeast Nigeria
Dozens of emaciated-looking Boko Haram members begging for food have surrendered in northeast Nigeria, the military and a civilian self-defense ...
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has warned of what he called Iranian missionary activity in Africa, which he said posed an increased danger by ...
Cameroonian and Nigerian forces have freed several hundred hostages in a border town held by Boko Haram
Last week, top oil exporters Russia and Saudi Arabia agreed to freeze output levels
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