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The Jama’atul Nasril Islam, (JNI), condemned the abduction of over 100 female students by suspected members of Boko Haram sect in Chibok, Borno.
The Borno State Government has dismissed claims by the military that 107 out of the girls abducted by Boko Haram in the state have been rescued.
The United Kingdom Foreign Secretary said he was “appalled” by the abduction of up to 100 schoolgirls in northern Nigeria by suspected members of the Boko Haram sect.
The military says almost all 129 female students kidnapped by extremists in Borno State have been freed.
Desperate parents pleaded for an end to their "nightmare" after Boko Haram extremists kidnapped more than 100 girls from a secondary school in Borno.
Delegates at the National Conference have condemned the growing spate of insurgency in the country and called on the Federal Government to close the border with Cameroon, Chad and Niger.
EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton "strongly" condemned the abduction of more than 100 schoolgirls by extremists.
Heavily armed Boko Haram extremists kidnapped more than 100 girls from a school in Borno State, sparking a search by soldiers to track down the attackers.
Many delegates at the National Conference dressed in black attire as mark of grief for Abuja bomb blast victims, which killed 72 and injured more than 100 people.
President Goodluck Jonathan vowed that the country would overcome the brutal insurgency by Boko Haram as he visited the scene of a bus station bombing in Abuja.
A bombing at a crowded bus station in Abuja, which police said left 71 people dead and 124 injured, was the most deadly bombing carried out to date in Abuja.
A look at the extremist group Boko Haram and its major attacks in recent years
Like wild fire in the harmmatan season, the news of the invasion of the State Security Service office at the Headquarters in Abuja broke out and spread.
Suspected Boko Haram militants killed at least 60 people in Borno state close to the border with Cameroon, a local official said.
There is little doubt that genocide of the north is systematically being permitted and is openly in progress in Nigeria.
Former Presidential Candidate Nuhu Ribadu has condemned the bomb blast that rocked a motor park in Nyanya area of Abuja on Monday morning.
Minister of State for Power, Mohammed Wakil, has assured that federal government projects in troubled states of Borno and Yobe will be completed on schedule despite the security challenge.
The Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 2, Mamman Tsafe, has accused state governors of not providing required support for security agencies in tackling the Boko Haram insurgence.
Suspected Boko Haram Islamists have killed 19 people, including six college teachers, in three separate attacks in Borno state, residents and travellers said Friday.
Scores of gunmen attacked a police station, a court and a bank in Jigawa State, killing seven officers and a civilian.
Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram Islamists stormed a packed viewing centre and shot dead two people watching Champions League matches.
The commandment in charge of Civilian JTF discusses the Boko Haram attack on Giwa Barracks, why they started the group and other issues.
The National Human Right Commission has awarded N10 million against Federal Government as compensation to each family of the eight victims of September 20, 2013 killing in Apo, Abuja.
Access to Justice, the human rights advocacy group, has called on government to set up a panel to investigate the killing of 21 Boko Haram suspects at the State Security Service detention facility in Abuja.
At least 22 people have been killed in an attack by suspected members of Islamist extremist sect Boko Haram in northern Nigeria
The Army says it is on high alert to curb possible terror attacks the Boko Haram sect is planning to carry out in Ogun State, southwest of the country.
26 villagers were killed while several others injured when gunmen attacked two villages in the Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara.
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said that retired military officers had offered to support the fight against terrorism and other similar threats to national security.
Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau likely has little control over his fighters, the International Crisis Group says.
In lieu of the ongoing fighting between the army and Boko Haram, many Nigerians are finding a new home for themselves in Cameroon.
The legal battle between Mallam Sanusi Lamido, and the Federal Government has taken a new twist as government says Sanusi is being investigated for allegedly sponsoring terrorist acts.
More than three Nigerian dailies have reported on the apparent use of helicopters by terrorists operating in the burning north of Nigeria.
Four suspected Boko Haram members were killed when the bomb-laden vehicles they were driving exploded in Maiduguri, Borno State.
Amnesty International reports that 1 500 people have been killed this year by extremists and military reprisals in the uprising.
The secret police faced questions about how 21 detainees were killed during an attempted jailbreak from their headquarters, with claims of a cover-up about exactly what happened.
The military denied claims from Amnesty International that its troops may have committed war crimes and crimes against humanity in the fight against Boko Haram.
The Borno State Government is voluntarily paying the medical bills of more than 100 people injured in various attacks perpetrated by suspected Boko Haram insurgents recently.
It appears from his statements that President Jonathan either dislikes the north or is totally disconnected from the north and views it as a separate country.
Senate President, David Mark, in Abuja, asked the UN to intervene and rescue Nigeria from the clutches of insurgency currently plaguing the nation.
The Chief of Air Staff has dispelled rumours of a possible aerial attack in the north-eastern part of the country by terrorists.
You have wrecked havoc not on the government we thought you were fighting, but on the defenseless humans. Once again, what is your course?
More than 1 000 people have been killed so far this year in three states in northeastern Nigeria worst hit by Boko Haram violence.
Boko Haram's leader, Abubakar Shekau, has disclosed that the terrorist group will start attacking universities and hunting down civilian JTF members.
A former head of state, General Muhammadu Buhari, has accused the PDP of forming and sponsoring the terrorist group, Boko Haram.
At least eight people, including five police officers and three civilians, were killed by suspected members of Boko Haram sect in Maiduguri, Borno state.
Hospital and local government officials say an explosion at a village market near in Borno State has killed 32 people.
A video showing Boko Haram met no resistance in a recent attack on army barracks; hundreds freed.
At least 17 people have been killed by an explosion in a village market in Borno state in an attack by Boko Haram.
Terrorist group, Boko Haram has threatened to launch an attack on Maimalari Barracks in Maiduguri.
All Progressives Congress (APC) responded angrily to the ruling party's accusations some opposition politicians were sponsoring the ongoing insurgency.
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