Personnel of the ICRC and Doctors Without Borders were also killed or wounded in the airstrike.
The United Nations and the African Union have offered support to the Economic Community of West African States for the intervention.
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria views the liberation of Palestine as one of its key stances.
Two bomb attack have killed four people, including a university professor, in Nigeria’s Borno province.
Amnesty International calls on the Nigerian government to end the unlawful detention of Sheikh Zakzaky.
Unknown gunmen have kidnapped five students and two teachers from a Turkish International school in Nigeria.
Nigerian lawmakers vote to offer asylum to Gambia's president if he hands over power to the opposition leader.
The industrial action on Tuesday affected at least 12 flow, compressor and pumping stations in Delta.
Bomb attacks in northeast Nigeria have killed five terrorists and three civilians.
Doctors Without Borders says it has distributed food to 26,000 displaced families in northeastern Nigeria.
Nigerian pro-government fighters killed the three would-be terrorists before they could attack a busy market.
Boko Haram's leader urges his fellow militants to further kill, slaughter and kidnap "infidels."
The 3,000 Nigerians had been internally displaced as a result of militancy by Boko Haram.
A female assailant detonates her explosives in Maiduguri, the militancy-riddled capital of the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno.
A police building collapses in Nigeria’s city of Lagos, leaving two people dead.
A huge rally is held in the Nigerian city of Kano in solidarity with senior Bahraini Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim.
Nigeria says its army has captured the final key camp of Boko Haram terrorists in the country’s northeast.
The accident prompted an angry mob to beat the driver to death.
Nigerian police say tribal clashes in the country’s east left at least six people dead over the weekend.
The WHO said 29 percent of medical buildings had been partially damaged.
Last year, Nigerian forces raided Zakzaky’s home and arrested the clergyman and his wife after reportedly killing those attempting to protect them.
UNICEF warns that starvation poses a serious threat to nearly half a million children in Nigeria's militancy-riddled northeast.
The risk of famine in inaccessible areas of Borno will remain high over the coming year, the report says.
The twin blasts occurred near a crowded marketplace in Nigeria’s northeastern city of Maiduguri on Sunday.
Hundreds of worshipers were inside the church for a service when the iron roof caved in.
Nigerian security forces move Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky to undisclosed location amid fears of assassination attempts.
Two bomb blasts that ripped through a bustling market in the northeastern Nigerian town of Madagali kill at least 56 people.
The news comes few days after the federal high court of Nigeria ruled that Sheikh Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat, should be released unconditionally.
The Abuja division of the Federal High Court of Nigeria also ruled that Zakzaky's wife should be released.
A Nigerian court refuses bail to separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu whose arrest last year triggered months of violent protests across the country.
At least 150 supporters of a separatist group were killed by Nigerian army during peaceful protests between August 2015 and 2016, Amnesty International says.
A bother of senior Nigerian cleric Sheikh Zakzaky says the jailed leader is still facing medical negligence by authorities.
The buildings belonged to the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), which has been facing a government crackdown since last year.
The bombings were carried out in Maiduguri on Friday.
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria lays to rest the bodies of Shia Muslims killed by the country's armed forces.
The UN humanitarian coordinator says thousands of children are at risk of dying from famine in the troubled region.
The mourners were killed after Nigerian soldiers fired live rounds during a march held ahead of the upcoming Arba’een rituals.
Ten people are killed as Nigerian forces attempt to disrupt a Shia rally held ahead of the Arba’een mourning rituals.
A rights group says some 30,000 people are made homeless in the Nigerian mega city of Lagos due to demolitions and riots.
The Nigerian army is planning to attack Shia Muslims taking part in the mourning rituals of Arba’een, says the IMN.
Boko Haram militants killed two soldiers and injured another in gunfight in northeastern Nigeria.
The Nigerian army identifies the girl as Maryam Ali Maiyanga carrying a baby boy.
Nigerian Shias say the government has launched a crackdown against them under the influence of Saudi-inspired Wahhabism.
President Buhari had urged members of the parliament to approve the request to fund infrastructure projects.
The explosives-laden minivan went off at a checkpoint on a road leading to the city of Maiduguri.
HRW says that at least 43 cases of 'sexual abuse, including rape and exploitation' had been documented by its researchers in July.
Two terrorist explosions, blamed on Boko Haram, have killed at least nine people in northeast Nigeria.
UNICEF said after visiting the capital city of Borno state "876 children had been held in the barracks in Maiduguri."
Over 80 Nigerian troops are still missing after Boko Haram attacked their base in Borno.
Boko Haram claims to have killed 20 soldiers during an attack on military positions in northeastern Nigeria.
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria slams “state-sponsored crackdown” on peaceful Shia mourners marking Ashura.
Nigeria says it will continue operation against Boko Haram despite the release of 21 Chibok girls.
The girls were reportedly swapped for four Boko Harm prisoners held in the recently liberated town of Banki.
The bomb blast was carried out when a female assailant detonated her explosives in Maiduguri.
The shootings come amid an ongoing crackdown on the Shia Muslim community.
Nigerian government troops besiege a group of Shia Muslims observing the mourning ceremonies of the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein.
Critics accuse the government of using the anti-graft raids to silence political opponents.
The spokesman of the banned Islamic Movement in Nigeria says he will not hand himself in to authorities.
Nigeria's banned Islamic Movement says it will resolve issues with the government “through legal and peaceful means."
A judicial inquiry in August concluded that the Nigerian army killed 348 Shia Muslims during the December 2015 clashes.
The UN urges more donations to satisfy the humanitarian needs of people affected by the Boko Haram militancy in the Lake Chad.
UNICEF says 75,000 Nigerian children will starve to death if sufficient funds are not raised urgently.
'Save Zakzaky’s Life' has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to release the cleric.
The Niger Delta Avengers says it has destroyed Bonny pipeline in Rivers State.
The crackdown on supporters of Nigerian Muslim leader Zakzaky left over 300 people dead.
Borno is the hardest-hit Nigerian state by Boko Haram terror activities.
Two Boko Haram militants were also arrested and the army confiscated a large quantity of arms and ammunition.
The suspected leader of the Niger Delta Avengers was arrested in Calabar, the capital of Cross River state.
A report reveals that some Nigerian army officers are selling weapons to Boko Haram.
The oil workers were on their way to a facility in Port Harcourt when they were kidnapped.
Nigerians gather in Abuja and call for the immediate release of senior Shia cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky.
President Buhari says Boko Haram no longer holds any territory in Nigeria.
UNICEF says without aid, some 49,000 Nigerian children will die of malnutrition this year.
Nigeria says Abubakar Shekau, the disputed Boko Haram leader, is fatally wounded in air raids against terrorist positions.
Boko Haram militants raids a village in Nigeria, killing ten people and abducting 13 others before before burning down the entire hamlet.
The Niger Delta Avengers, known for attacking Nigeria’s oil installation, announce a ceasefire.
The Committee to Protect Journalists slams Nigeria's army for threatening a local journalist with arrest.
Boko Haram releases a new video purportedly showing some of the girls kidnapped in 2014.
Militants blow up a pipeline in Nigeria as protesters block gate of a foreign company oil depot.
Nigeria arrests seven people for allegedly providing the Niger Delta Avengers militants with explosives and detonators.
The Daesh terrorist group purportedly appoints a new leader for its Nigeria-based affiliate, Boko Haram.
Five villagers are killed in an attack by Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria’s Kaduna state.
Army forces and local fighters foil a terrorist attack in northeastern Nigeria.
A report confirms that the Nigerian army killed 348 Shia Muslims during an attack on a religious ceremony last year.
The Multinational Joint Task Force regains control of Damasak in northeastern Nigeria from Boko Haram.
Doctors Without Borders says northeastern Nigeria is "close" to famine.
The Iranian foreign minister says Iran supports Nigeria in its fight against al-Qaeda and Boko Haram terrorists.
An appeals court in Nigeria rules against a ban on Nigerian Muslim girls to wear the headscarf to schools in the southwestern state of Lagos.
Nigeria says that 19 soldiers have gone missing after the Boko Haram terrorist group ambushed Nigerian troops in Borno province.
Nigerian military rescues 80 women and children from Boko Haram in northeast Borno state.
UNICEF warns that malnutrition threatens some 49,000 children in northeastern Nigeria.