Gunmen have attacked a village in northwest Nigeria, killing at least 50 people, according to residents, as armed gangs continue to wreak havoc in the restive African country.
Gunmen in northwest Nigeria have killed at least 38 people in three separate attacks, in a latest spell of violence to hit the troubled region, local reports said.
France has praised its troops who killed civilians during a standoff in Niger last month after allegedly conducting an investigation into the incident.
Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky says the Islamic Movement in Nigeria aims to raise awareness about Islam. He says malevolent intent is behind the allegations that the IMN is an association. He asked the media to stop referring to his supporters as if they’re members of an organization, explaining that they are just activists.
Dozens of people burnt to death on a bus in Nigeria after gunmen attacked them and torched their vehicle in a northwestern state, police say.
Daesh has claimed responsibility for an attack in Nigeria's northeastern Borno State, which left seven Nigerian soldiers dead.
An overloaded boat carrying dozens of passengers, mostly children aged eight to 15, capsized late on Tuesday in northwest Nigeria's Kano state, a rescue agency spokesman said.
Gunmen have attacked a mosque in Nigeria, killing at least 16 people, a government official says, as armed gangs continue to wreak havoc in the restive African country.
Gunmen have attacked a jail in Nigeria's southwestern Oyo State, setting free over 800 inmates at the facility, the third such major attack in the Western African nation this year.
Nigeria’s top military commander has announced the death of Abu Musab al-Barnawi, the head of the West African branch of the Daesh terrorist group.