Malala Yousafzai: “The leaders of Nigeria should commit to work together and make the case of the Chibok girls a priority in their first 100 days in office, as well as the education of every Nigerian child.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban, has criticised Nigerian and world leaders for not doing enough to free (...)

Satellite image of the village of Doro Baga (aka Doro Gowon) in north-eastern Nigeria taken on 2 Jan 2015. The image shows an example of the densely packed structures and tree cover. Photograph: Amnesty International

Amnesty International has released satellite images it says shows the scale of a recent Boko Haram attack which may have left as many as 2,000 people (...)

File picture of former Nigerian President General Sani Abacha  – the CAB has secured orders freezing investment bonds worth €5.22m in Irish accounts which were allegedly misappropriated by the family of a deceased dictator. Photograph: Getty

The Criminal Assets Bureau has secured orders freezing investment bonds worth US$6.5m (€5.22m) in Irish accounts which were allegedly misappropriated (...)

People inspect the damaged roof at the site of a suicide bomb explosion at Government Science Technical College Potiskum, Nigeria, on Monday, which killed at least 48. Photograph: Adamu Adamu/AP

A suicide bomber dressed as a student killed at least 48 people, most of them students, and injured 79 others at a school assembly in the northeastern(...)

Shell Cawtharine channels at Awoba in the Niger Delta on March 22nd, 2013. Photograph: Getty

The “systemic failure” of the Nigerian government and oil giant Shell to clean up the widespread oil pollution in the Niger Delta has been branded “sh(...)

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau speaks at an unknown location in this still image taken from an undated video released by Nigerian Islamist rebel group Boko Haram. Photograph: Reuters

When Washington imposed sanctions in June 2012 on Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau, he dismissed it as an empty gesture.Two years later, Shekau’s sce(...)

Members of the women’s wing of the Nigerian All Progessive Party protest over the government’s failure to rescue the abducted Chibok schoolgirls in Lagos earlier this week. Photograph: EPA

The Nigerian government has signalled it is ready to negotiate with the Islamist militants who are holding more than 200 schoolgirls captive, as inter(...)

Kidnapped schoolgirls are seen at an unknown location in this still image taken from an undated video released by Nigerian Islamist rebel group Boko Haram. The leader of the Nigerian Islamist rebel group Boko Haram has offered to release more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by his fighters last month in exchange for prisoners, according to a video seen on YouTube. Photograph: Reuters

Nigeria’s government said today the “window of negotiation” is open with Boko Haram rebels who abducted more than 200 girls a month ago from their s(...)

Protestors outside the Nigerian embassy in Dublin yesterday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

About 30 members of the Nigerian diaspora in Ireland, some of who had family members affected by the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls in the Afr(...)

People hold signs during a protest demanding the release of abducted secondary school girls from the remote village of Chibok in Nigeria. Photograph: Reuters 2:05

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped eight girls aged 12 to 15 from a village near one of their strongholds in northeast Nigeria overnight, police an(...)