Two girl suicide bombers die in Nigeria market blasts

Dec 12, 2016

Two girl suicide bombers die in Nigeria market blasts

Two girl suicide bombers died when they exploded their bombs Sunday in a crowded area near a market in Nigeria’s northeastern city of Maiduguri, injuring 17 people, rescue officials said. Survivor Abubakar Musa said he also saw among the victims the bodies of soldiers, ...

Boko Haram raids, razes Chibok-area village, kills two soldiers

Nov 7, 2016

Boko Haram raids, razes Chibok-area village, kills two soldiers

Boko Haram jihadis killed two soldiers and razed a village adjoining the northeast Nigerian town of Chibok where the group kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls two years ago, residents said Sunday. The Nigerian army meanwhile said it had retaken some villages from the Islamist ...

Biggest foe of Boko Haram refugees hunger, not violence

Sep 29, 2016

Biggest foe of Boko Haram refugees hunger, not violence

Living conditions for people uprooted by Boko Haram violence and seeking refuge in camps and towns across northeast Nigeria are more deadly than the conflict between the Islamist militants and the army, Medecins Sans Frontieres said on Wednesday. Hunger and malnutrition are widespread among ...