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The Independent National Electoral Commission has stated that their website as been hacked by a group that calls themselves the Nigerian Cyber Army.
At least two people have been killed following suspected Boko Haram attacks on two polling stations in Gombe State.
Autopsies among adults in their 80s revealed that those who felt their lives had meaning had far fewer areas of dead tissue in their brains.
A new study suggests that some people are so repulsed by obesity that they actually imagine a bad smell.
The belief in alcohol-based home remedies remains strong in Kenya, but medical authorities warn that they may do more harm than good.
Modest Muse advises a woman on whether or not it would be permissible to seek natural breast enhancement or enlargement after having children.
A new study suggests that women who get more rest have a greater desire for sex the next day.
The number of Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria increased in the six weeks following the postponement of elections, according to claims.
At least 38 people were killed in bomb and shooting incidents in Gombe, Borno and Rivers states on Saturday.
Boko Haram gunmen beheaded 23 people and set fire to homes in Buratai on the eve of Saturday's general elections, a federal lawmaker representing the area told AFP.
In the Chadian capital N'Djamena, Modou Mallam brandished his blue voter's card but the Nigerian refugee could not vote in the presidential ballot like thousands of other refugees scattered across neighbouring countries.
Boko Haram terrorists that killed 25 people in a Borno State town on the eve of the elections threatened the community they will return to carry out similar attacks.
Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations in the northeast, but millions still voted.
The country announced the recapture of Boko Haram's headquarters, on the eve of a knife-edge vote at which President Goodluck Jonathan is eyeing re-election against a stiff opposition challenge.
Latest military successes against the notorious Boko Haram terrorists could sway the votes of millions of Nigerians in favour of President Goodluck Jonathan.
The acclaimed recapture of Gwoza, Boko Haram’s stronghold on the eve of the presidential elections is text from another open page of a horror story book that has for too long remained in narration.
Islamist Boko Haram insurgents launched two deadly attacks on voters in Yobe state police and a security source said, killing six people.
Under the watchful gaze of heavily armed troops, thousands of Nigerians cast their ballots in the northeast, braving threats by Boko Haram to bomb polling stations and shoot voters.
Campaigning has wound to a close in the presidential elections with the two leading candidates delivering their final messages to supporters.
Chad and Niger troops have recaptured the northeastern town of Gachagar from Boko Haram, as part of a regional offensive to combat the Islamist insurgents, Niger's defence minister said on Thursday.
The United Kingdom has allocated £5 million of UK support for a new regional Task Force to tackle Boko Haram in northern Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin area.
Election officials are trying to ensure that those forced from their homes by the fighting can get to the polls.
About 20 soldiers have received treatment abroad as part of the army’s commitment to ensuring adequate healthcare to personnel injured in the line of duty against the Boko Haram.
A woman, Mbutu Papka, who was recently freed after eight months from the captivity of the Boko Haram sect has said that the more than 200 school girls captured by the sect are in Gwoza town.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) said attacks by the terrorist group Boko Haram killed more than 1 000 civilians since the beginning of the year.
United States National Security Advisor, Susan Rice, has highlighted the critical need for the Nigerian security forces to remain apolitical while providing security during polls.
Al Jazeera has demanded the release of their two Nigerian journalists who have been detained in Maiduguri by Nigerian forces since Tuesday morning.
Troops from Chad and Niger pursued Boko Haram fighters across a northern Nigeria border area, driving them out of a village they held there and causing some to flee into Niger.
Boko Haram militants have abducted hundreds of people, with the majority of those kidnapped mainly women and children, a local government official says.
A suspected male member of the terrorist group, Boko Haram was arrested in Kwaya Kusar area of Borno state by the Nigerian army.
The 21 escaped Chibok girls resumed their studies at the American University of Nigeria after Boko Haram attacked their school and kidnapped some learners.
Chad's UN envoy voiced frustration over Security Council inaction on endorsing a regional force fighting Boko Haram, arguing that the Nigerian extremists are "more dangerous" than Islamic State fighters.
Government denied reports of a mass kidnapping in the country's northeast, as Boko Haram militants flee a four-nation military offensive.
United Kingdom Minister for Africa, James Duddridge, expressed dismay at reports of further abductions in Nigeria.
Two females have reportedly been killed in the Borno State following a botched suicide bombing attack.
Boko Haram could target vulnerable people displaced by the violence, as elections approach.
Jonathan's comments about Boko Haram have led some to believe that the terrorism activities have simply been paused not stopped.
The Pakistani High Commissioner to Nigeria, Lt.-Gen. Ashraf Saleem commended the Nigerian Armed Forces over the recent achievements recorded against Boko Haram.
Some 10.5 million children in Africa's most populous nation and leading economy are out of school, the largest number in the world, according to the United Nations.
Boko Haram militants have kidnapped more than 400 women and children from Damask.
Troops have repelled fresh attacks on Bama town in Borno State by terrorists suspected to be members of Boko Haram sect.
Boko Haram appears to have been weakened by a sustained regional fight-back but there are growing fears the group could target vulnerable people displaced by the violence, as elections approach.
Chadian troops returned to the border town of Gamboru, locals said, after Boko Haram took advantage of a lack of military presence to kill 11 people.
Violence by extremists has led to staggering levels of misery and hardship, ranging from food shortages to families torn apart by relentless attacks, a top UN official said.
Graffiti and Boko Haram's black and white flags are all that remain of the Islamists in Damasak after troops from Chad and Niger seized the town.
The Islamic State jihadist group has claimed responsibility for an attack on foreign tourists at Tunisia's national museum.
President Goodluck Jonathan said in an interview broadcast that he hoped that Boko Haram militants would be pushed out of captured towns and villages within a month.
The United Nations Central Emergency Fund (CERF) has released 28 million dollars (about N5.6 billion) to support victims of the violence in the North-East zone of Nigeria.
Soldiers from Niger and Chad have discovered the bodies of at least 70 people, many of them beheaded, dumped near a bridge outside Damasak liberated from Boko Haram.
Dozens of Nigerian women who were forced to marry Boko Haram fighters were reportedly slaughtered by their "husbands" before a battle with troops in Bama
Boko Haram militants killed 11 people in an attack on Gamboru as hundreds of militants flooded the town following the withdrawal of Chadian troops.
The Government will ensure terrorists will never occupy any area in the country again, President Gooluck Jonathan has said.
The entire war against Boko Haram has been literally fought by hired hands; this according to recent media reports.
A muslim group, Muslims Against Terror organization has declared a Holy War (Jihad) against terrorist groups ISIS and Boko Haram affiliates and partners to al-Qaeda terrorist organizations in the world.
The ongoing insecurity in the north east and upcoming general elections are among some factors projected to further drive inflation up.
The Nigerian Military has been commended by Minister of Youth Development, Boni Haruna, for the recovery of Madagali and other territories in Adamawa.
Foreign private security personnel from South Africa, Russia and South Korea are on the ground in northeast Nigeria to train Nigerian troops and are not engaged in frontline combat against Boko Haram.
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