Apr 16, 2014 — The Islamist group Boko Haram is suspected of kidnapping about 100 schoolgirls — only eight are still unaccounted for. Boko Haram is also being blamed for Monday's bomb attack in Nigeria's capital.
Apr 14, 2014 — The explosion at a bus station near Abuja is thought to be the latest in a string of such attacks by the extreme Islamist group Boko Haram. More than 70 people were killed. More than 120 were injured.
Mar 16, 2014 — New violence has erupted in a dispute over grazing land, as officials say an attack on several villages has killed more than 100 people.
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.