Nearly a decade after the insurgency by Boko Haram jihadists plunged first Nigeria and later its neighbours into chaos, the security and humanitarian crises in the region remain severe.
As Nigeria on Saturday marks the fourth anniversary of the mass abduction that captured world attention, some of the ones that got away are unhappy and feel abandoned.
At least 1,200 of more than 100,000 people displaced by Boko Haram violence in Nigeria's northeastern town of Bama have returned, officials and returnees said Thursday.
Humanitarian work has been suspended until next weekend in a remote town in northeast Nigeria after a Boko Haram attack killed three aid workers.
Fears grow in northeast Nigeria about the fate of potentially scores of girls who have not been seen since a Boko Haram attack on their school two days ago.
Activists that have been advocating on behalf of the "Chibok Girls" kidnapped by Boko Haram were briefly detained by Nigerian police.
Fourteen worshippers were killed Wednesday when a suicide bomber attacked a mosque on Nigeria's border with Cameroon, civilian militiamen told AFP.
Gunmen have killed 10 people in attacks on two Christian-dominated villages in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna, a hotbed of ethnic and religous strife.
Nigerian migrants expressed relief as they arrived home on Tuesday from Libya, describing the "hell" of harsh conditions in detention camps.
Nearly 1,300 Nigerian migrants were brought home from Libya in November, the head of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said on Friday.
A teenage suicide bomber attacked a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, killing at least 50 people in one of the region's deadliest assaults in years.
A tired voice on the other end of the phone line. “We are all suffering from trauma,” a woman says. She prefers to speak on the condition of anonymity. Like many in Nigeria, she…