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.
The incoming governor of a northern Nigerian state offered an amnesty deal to Boko Haram, a local Islamist rebel group responsible for many attacks and assassinations.
The Muslim rebel movement Boko Haram has bombed polling stations and electoral offices, contributing to the chaos and instability following the elections.
The Christmas church attacks and reprisal attacks on Muslim homes have residents of Jos, Nigeria, worrying about a spread of voilence.
The Christmas bomb attacks on Christian churches has Nigeria seeking to contain a possible outbreak of religious and sectarian violence.
Boko Haram has attacked schools, police stations, and other symbols of state power. While the group is relatively minor, the attacks underscore a widespread public distrust of the government.
Islamist groups opposing Western-style education clashed with security forces, leaving dozens dead.