Mar 12th, 2013
(Reuters) – Suspected Islamist gunmen on motorbikes stormed a primary school in Nigeria’s main northern city of Kano on Tuesday and opened fire on teachers, wounding four of them, police said. The attackers made teachers at Dan Maliki Primary School lie on the ground before shots rang out...
Mar 3rd, 2013
MAIDUGURI – Nigerian security forces killed 20 militants from the Islamist group Boko Haram in a firefight in the northeast on Sunday, a spokesman said. Lieutenant Colonel Sagir Musa, spokesman for joint military and police forces in the northeastern state of Borno, said the militants were kill...
In Crime & Corruption
Oct 3rd, 2011
Nigeria’s government says Islamic militants in northern states are linked to al-Qaida-affiliated terrorists in the Sahel and in Somalia. Definitively proving that link has brought more international attention to Nigerian terrorism, but may be overshadowing its domestic causes. Nigeria’s S...