Force has not quelled Nigeria's Islamist group Boko Haram, which has claimed responsibility for many terror attacks in the north. Now Nigeria's government is offering talks.
British Prime Minister David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have been touring the region – and oil-rich Nigeria in particular – to boost free trade and energy partnerships.
Boko Haram has been receiving more attention from the international community and media since its June 16 attack in Abuja. The scrutiny warrants a look at its history.
Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram is suspected in Sunday's deadly attacks on beer gardens, the latest since the inauguration of a Christian president May 29.
More than 200 companies – including India's Tata Group, New Jersey's Honeywell Energy, and Nigerian conglomerate Dangote Group – have signed up to own a rusty piece of Nigeria's grid.
In the final round of national elections, Nigerians cast votes for local governors Tuesday. As in previous rounds, the voting process was messy, but much cleaner than those of 2007.
Goodluck Jonathan was certified Tuesday as the winner in Nigeria's presidential election last weekend. There were deadly protests between Christians and Muslims in northern Nigeria, following Goodluck Jonathan's victory.
Voters turned out in droves Saturday, despite a bomb blast late Friday that killed at least 8 people and injured more than two dozen, many of them young volunteer elections workers.