The United States has no combat troops in Africa, but has been increasing support to allies in the region battling Boko Haram.
Boko Haram waged fresh attacks in northeastern Nigeria, killing nearly 170 people this week in violence Nigeria's president called "inhuman and barbaric."
Analysts predict challenger Muhammadu Buhari to win the Nigerian presidential election which would not only be the first democratic transfer of power in the country, but a victory for the Muslim minorities in the largely ...
The international community is condemning Boko Haram's brutal wave of destruction.
Get the latest on the horrific attack in Kano.
At 8 AM on Monday, as students in Nigeria gathered for a school assembly, a suicide bomb attack targeted dozens of schoolboys.
After a 42-day period of no new, confirmed cases of Ebola in Nigeria, the World Health Organization has declared the country Ebola-free.
The Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram is suspected of being involved in the gun battle and explosion at Nigeria College earlier today.
Monrovia (AFP) – Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf imposed a nighttime curfew from Wednesday and quarantined two affected neighborhoods in a bid to stem the Ebola epidemic rampaging through West Africa. “Commencing Wednesday, August 20 ...