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The National Universities Commission has released a list of illegal degree awarding institutions operating in Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointment of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief of Staff and four others was greeted by angry reactions from Nigerians.
The FDA has issued warning letters to 3 tobacco companies over "additive-free" claims.
People around the world are living longer, but many are also living sicker lives for longer, according to a study of all major diseases and injuries in 188 countries.
If ever there was a woman who’s been there, done that and got the T-shirt, it’s the attractive woman sitting across from me, clutching a cup of coffee.
Many rape survivors are too shocked to act in the immediate moments after a rape but there are practical steps to take to stay safe and minimise health risks.
A Dutch study suggests that coffee and alcohol consumption may be associated with a better gait in older adults.
The secret police said it had arrested notable Boko Haram suspects, including a key commander, linked with several suicide attacks across the country.
Chad has executed 10 alleged members of Boko Haram, by firing squad, a day after they were found guilty of a double suicide killing that left 38 people dead in the capital N'Djamena.
Nigeria has uncovered a spy cell run by Boko Haram at the international airport in Abuja apparently aimed at selecting targets for attack.
The Speaker of Osun House of Assembly, has expressed concern over the lack of information on the where-about and condition of the over 217 chibok school girls.
Members of a civilian defense group say Boko Haram extremists have killed up to 28 people during attacks on remote farming and fishing villages in Borno State.
A court in Chad sentenced 10 suspected members of Boko Haram to death for a double suicide bombing in the country's capital N'Djamena in June.
Events have been lined up to express solidarity with the missing schoolgirls the Boko Haram terrorists kidnapped in Chibok, Borno State.
The order to crush Boko Haram by the end of the year is well intended and most appropriate, however it opens up reasons for concern based on history and as has been elucidated in recent reports.
Relatives of over 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram militants marked 500 days since the abductions, with hope dwindling for their rescue despite a renewed push to end the insurgency.
Twin male suicide bombers detonated their explosives at a check point around the Gomari Airport Round- About in Borno State, killing a soldier including themselves.
Military chiefs from the Lake Chad Basin Commission have perfected plans to deploy 8 700 troops of the Multi National Joint Task Force against the Boko Haram insurgents.
More than 5 000 starving people have been liberated from communities in Dikwa local government area of Borno State.
Ten suspected Boko Haram members went on trial in Chad over their alleged roles in twin attacks that killed 38 people in the capital N'Djamena in June.
Relatives of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram said they would hold a youth march and candle-lit vigil to mark 500 days since the abductions.
The Nigerian Army has reinstated over 2 500 soldiers and 102 officers who were previously withdrawn from service.
The United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, has called for the unconditional release of the over 200 girls abducted in their school in Chibok, Borno State last year by Boko Haram.
The All Progressives Congress has commended Services Chiefs for leading by example in the fight against insurgency in the country.
Umar Danhabi, the Chairman of Binji Local Government Area in Sokoto State, has advised intending Muslim pilgrims to seek God’s intervention in the nation’s quest to crush the Boko Haram insurgents.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon hailed Nigeria's "greater stability and peace" under its new leader as he commemorated a deadly attack on the global body by Boko Haram militants.
The authorities of Adamawa State University (ADSU), Mubi, have recruited 80 vigilante men and hunters to ensure the security of the university community.
Around 40,000 people have fled their homes in Chad in the past two weeks following attacks by Islamist militant group Boko Haram, according to an aid agency.
Two Nigerian soldiers died during an advance through Boko Haram's northeastern stronghold when they stepped on a land mine buried by the militants, the army said.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon is to visit Nigeria to commemorate a deadly attack on the global body by Boko Haram militants and meet the country's new leader.
The Defence Headquarters has denied media reports Boko Haram insurgents had shot dead more than 150 people from Kukuwa-Gari village.
The United Nations has said Nigeria has highest number of displaced persons in the world.
The Nigerian Army has reported the arrest of two alleged suspects linked to the Boko Haram insurgency in Yobe State.
Some members of the Boko Haram sect have been killed by troops of the 26 Task Force Brigade in Gwoza, Borno, while fleeing the Sambisa forest.
More than 200 prostitutes went on the rampage in a market town in Anambra state, torching buildings after their brothels were demolished, local media reported.
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has hailed the Nigerian military for ramping up the fight against the Boko Haram.
The Federal Government has resolved to provide the necessary logistics and support to the armed forces for effective counter-insurgency in the North East.
The Yobe Government said it had rehabilitated over 300 classrooms and provided infrastructure in schools destroyed by insurgents across the state “to avoid gaps in the system".
Up to 150 people were drowned in a river or shot dead fleeing Boko Haram gunmen who raided a remote village in Yobe.
The National Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Babagana Monguno, has encouraged troops in the Northeast to intensify the fight against the Boko Haram terrorists ravaging the region.
Former Head of State Ibrahim Babangida has commended the Federal Government's renewed efforts to curb the activities of insurgency across the country.
The UN said that it has sponsored 500 victims of Boko Haram violence from three North-East states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe to acquire vocational skills.
Boko Haram extremists raided a village in restive Borno state near the border with Niger, killing seven people.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has restated its dedication to complementing efforts to end the Boko Haram scourge afflicting some parts of the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the new heads of the Nigerian military to defeat the Boko Haram insurgents within three months.
If Chadian President Idriss Deby is to be believed, Abubakar Shekau, the bearded and bandoliered leader of Islamist militant group Boko Haram, is no more.
The Military has reportedly repelled an attack by suspected Boko Haram members planning to launch a fresh invasion around Maimalari barrack in Maiduguri.
A truck bomb ripped through a popular Baghdad food market in a predominantly Shiite neighborhood early morning, killing at least 67 people.
President Muhammadu Buhari swore in a new set of military chiefs ordering them to end Boko Haram's bloody six-year Islamist insurgency within three months.
The United States has condemned the recent terrorist attack in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno.
In a public article a source close to deposed NSA Sambo Dasuki revealed that the former NSA knows the "prominent Nigerians" sponsors of Boko Haram.
At least six people have been killed during a raid by Boko Haram militants outside Maiduguri, a police officer said.
Police have detained around 70 people, some apparently being "held as prisoners" by an Islamic holy man, during a raid on an Islamic school in northern Cameroon, sources say.
Thousands of Nigerians have been blocked from travelling abroad in a bid to stop them becoming involved in foreign terrorism, prostitution or other criminal activity, immigration officials said.
A west African regional force set up to fight Boko Haram will need "local intelligence" to root out Islamic insurgents forced on the run by national army offensives, security experts say.
Dozens have returned home after it was thought they were kidnapped by extremists in Cameroon earlier in the week.
Empty streets, body searches and tips to police embody the fear that Boko Haram has instilled in northern Cameroon, where they killed more than 40 people in suicide bombings in July.
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