Feb 25, 2014 — The Islamist group Boko Haram, which has been blamed for previous such atrocities, is again suspected. Boko Haram believes it's a sin to teach "Western" values to Muslim students.
Nov 12, 2013 — The captain and engineer from the U.S.-flagged C-Retriever, a 222-foot offshore resupply, were abducted on Oct. 23 when gunman boarded the vessel.
Oct 25, 2013 — An email purportedly confirms the two men were captured off the coast of the Nigerian town of Brass, but there was no immediate word of demands or a ransom.
Oct 25, 2013 — There's more on the NSA and its activities in Europe. And from Nigeria, a story on outrage over government spending.
Sep 29, 2013 — The attack occurred as many students of an agricultural college slept. As many as 50 people may be dead as a result of violence that is being blamed on the group Boko Haram.
Aug 13, 2013 — The Islamist militant group has been taking aim at Muslims whom it believes are adopting Western ways. The latest attacks included one at a mosque.
Jul 6, 2013 — Most of the victims were students at a boarding school. The Islamist group known as Boko Haram is suspected. Both the militants and government forces have been accused of using brutal force in recent years.
May 15, 2013 — Nigeria has been accused of doing "too little, too late" to stem militant Islamist violence, and President Goodluck Jonathan has acknowledged he's not fully in control.
Mar 10, 2013 — The seven — four Lebanese, one British, one Greek and one Italian citizen - who worked for a construction company were kidnapped Feb 16. A militant Islamist group claimed responsibility.
Feb 12, 2013 — The world is close to wiping out polio, as the number of new cases is at an all-time low. But recent violence against polio vaccinators threatens to reverse this progress. Recently, gunmen killed nine polio vaccinators in Nigeria, mirroring attacks in Pakistan in December.