Residents stand near a smouldering remains of a bus targeted in a suicide attack in the northeast Nigerian town of Potiskum, on February 24th, 2015. Photograph: AMINU ABUBAKAR/AFP/Getty Images

Suicide bombers struck two bus stations in different parts of northern Nigeria on Tuesday, killing at least 26 people in attacks president Goodluck Jo(...)

A young girl with explosives strapped to her killed five people and wounded dozens at a security checkpoint outside a market in the northeast Nigerian(...)

The Cameroonian woman claimed she was told at her father’s funeral  she must become the wife of a chief and ordered to drink a glass of human blood

A High Court judge has criticised a “gratuitously insulting” remark by a Refugee Appeals Tribunal member about a Cameroonian woman’s religious convic(...)

A Boko Haram anti-aircraft gun seized by the Nigerian military at Monguno. A Nigerian border village has been bombed with at least 30 civilians dead, following a week of gains against the Islamist group by the  military forces.    Photograph:  Nigerian military handouts/AFP/Getty Images

An estimated 30 civilians were killed when an unidentified airplane dropped a bomb on a Nigerian border village, military sources based nearby in Nige(...)

File photograph of Nigerian police. Nigerian officials report that a female suicide bomber has attacked a crowded bus station in the northeast Nigerian city of Damaturu, killing 10 people and wounding 30.  File photograph: Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters

A female suicide bomber has attacked a crowded bus station in the northeast Nigerian city of Damaturu, killing 10 people and wounding 30, Nigerian p(...)

File photograph of Nigerian soldiers. The Nigerian army has defended the city of Gombe from an attack by Boko Haram militants. Photograph: Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters

Nigeria’s military has defended the city of Gombe in the northeast of the country from an attack by Boko Haram militants.A group of militants assaulte(...)

Chadian soldiers patrolling in the Nigerian border town of Gamboru after taking control of the city on February 4th, 2015. Photograph: Stephane YasstephaneYAS/AFP/Getty Images

Boko Haram fighters attacked a village in Chad on Friday, the first known lethal attack in that country by the Nigerian militant group, which killed s(...)

A Boko Haram flag. The group is suspected of being behind the disappearance of a minibus after an attack on  a village in north Cameroon. File photograph: Stephane Yas/AFP/Getty Images

Boko Haram militants attacked a border village in northern Cameroon and are suspected of kidnapping at least 18 people travelling on a bus, two milita(...)

Police officers block people protesting over news that Nigeria has postponed its presidential election on security grounds and fears over Boko Haram violence.  Photograph: AFP/Getty

Nigeria’s decision to postpone elections for six weeks because of spreading attacks by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram in the northeast is a “s(...)

Boko Haram fighters killed more than 100 people during an attack on the north Cameroon town of Fotokol. Image: Google Maps

Boko Haram fighters killed more than 100 people during an attack on the north Cameroon town of Fotokol, murdering residents inside their homes and in (...)