Some 276 young girls were abducted by the Islamist extremists in 2014, shocking the world and sparking the "Bring Back Our Girls" campaign.Read the full story ›
Dozens of the Premier League club's fans were feared dead after an electrical cable fell while they watched the team's latest match on TV.Read the full story ›
The Nigerian government is in talks with Boko Haram to release the remaining Chibok girls ahead of the third anniversary of their abduction.Read the full story ›
Nigeria says militants had 'perfected plans to attack' both the British High Commission and the US Embassy in Abuja.Read the full story ›
The animal grappled with the bomber until the explosives detonated, killing the dog and the teenager.Read the full story ›
Captives freed from the group's base on the Cameroon-Nigeria border were mainly women, children and elderly people, a minister said.Read the full story ›
Muhammadu Buhari has asked his parliament to extend his medical leave in the UK where he is undergoing a series of tests.Read the full story ›
A little boy named Hope, who was pictured emaciated and abandoned after being accused of being a witch, is almost unrecognisable a year on.Read the full story ›
The Nigerian air force say it has deployed to Senegal to "provide support in enforcing The Gambia's election mandate".
Gambia's president of 22 years, Yahya Jammeh, has refused to hand over power after losing an election last year.
Senegal troops are at the Gambian border and are understood to be ready to enter the country if no political solution is reached by midnight.
British tourists are being evacuated from the West African country.