Female suicide bombers kill 58 in Nigeria refugee camp

Feb 11, 2016

Female suicide bombers kill 58 in Nigeria refugee camp

Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in a northeastern Nigerian refugee camp, killing at least 58 people, health and rescue officials said Wednesday. A third female bomber was arrested and gave officials information about other planned bombings that helped them increase security at ...

Boko Haram burns kids alive in Nigeria, 86 dead

Feb 1, 2016

Boko Haram burns kids alive in Nigeria, 86 dead

A survivor hidden in a tree says he watched Boko Haram extremists firebomb huts and heard the screams of children burning to death, among 86 people officials say died in the latest attack by Nigeria’s homegrown Islamic extremists. Scores of charred corpses and bodies ...

Jan 28, 2016

Five female suicide bombers kill 10 in Chibok

Five female suicide bombers detonated their explosives in the Chibok hometown of Nigeria’s kidnapped schoolgirls on Wednesday, killing nine people and wounding 32, witnesses said. Soldiers were searching the northeastern town late Wednesday for two other women seen with the bombers and also suspected ...

New breed of comic superhero rises in Africa

Jan 24, 2016

New breed of comic superhero rises in Africa

In the first issue of “Aje,” a Nigerian comic offering a new breed of superheroes strictly from Africa, university student Teni casts a curse on her boyfriend in a rush of jealous rage and purple lightning. “Koni dara fun o ni yi aye” (“It ...