Topic: Niger Delta
Leaders of Nigeria's MEND rebel group – and other militia commanders in the oil-rich Niger Delta – say they're ready to launch fresh attacks after two years of relative quiet following a 2009 amnesty.
10/30/2011 04:28 pm
In Nigeria, rape video depicting an apparent gang attack on a woman by college students sparks a criminal investigation, and raises questions of how much smartphones have changed Nigerian society.
10/12/2011 02:08 pm
A string of increasingly brutal attacks – along with reports that Boko Haram may soon hit Nigeria's predominately Christian South – is bringing fresh scrutiny of the Islamist group.
09/22/2011 12:56 pm
Today's suicide attack on the United Nations headquarters in Nigeria marks the first time Boko Haram has struck a foreign target.
08/26/2011 02:24 pm
Nigeria recognized Libya's rebels yesterday, a move criticized by South Africa as 'jumping the gun' ahead of the African Union's official decision on whether to recognize the fall of key AU donor, Muammar Qaddafi.
08/24/2011 11:30 am
The Nigerian government's strategy for dealing with Boko Haram is based on its experience with militants in the Niger Delta, but Boko Haram's different grievances means those tactics may not work.
07/20/2011 04:42 pm
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.
06/27/2011 10:13 am
Oil, stocks, and the economy faltered this week, with oil poised to drop in the lead-up to an OPEC meeting.
06/07/2011 01:45 am
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.
05/16/2011 03:29 pm
Stakes in Tuesday's state governors races are high, both for incumbents who want to hold onto their lucrative seats and for opposition challengers.
04/26/2011 09:32 am