Gunmen attacked a church in the central Nigerian state of Kogi, killing at least 19 people, a military official said Tuesday.
Nigerian security forces killed 11 suspected Islamic militants Saturday in the northeastern city of Maiduguri.
Nearly a week after a spate of bombings and shootings in northern Nigeria killed more than 200 people, authorities are fighting to stay ahead of the militants blamed for the attacks.
The head of Nigeria's police has been given 24 hours to produce a terror attack suspect who escaped police custody under suspicious circumstances, a government minister said Thursday.
A police commissioner in Nigeria has been suspended after the escape of a suspected terror group member, Nigerian police confirmed Wednesday.
Two bomb blasts erupted late Wednesday in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a spokesman for a military task force there said.
A powerful bomb exploded Tuesday at a military post in the restive, northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, followed by a hail of gunfire, witnesses said.
Suicide bombers suspected to belong to a militant Islamist group targeted a military base in northeastern Nigeria on Friday. No one was killed.
Suspected members of a radical Islamist sect killed a state television cameraman in northern Nigeria, a union group said Sunday.
Gunmen killed the brother of the slain leader of Nigerian militant group Boko Haram in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a spokesman for the military said Monday.
Three people were killed Sunday in an explosion in Suleja, Nigeria, outside the capital of Abuja, officials said.
A bomb targeted a military patrol in the northeast Nigerian town of Maiduguri on Wednesday, leading to a shootout with attackers that left two soldiers injured, an army spokesman said.
Two more blasts struck Nigeria on Monday, bringing the total to five since President Goodluck Jonathan was inaugurated Sunday.
Separate bomb blasts ripped through a polling station and a collation center in northeastern Nigeria Saturday as Africa's most populous nation began voting in elections marred by violence and delays.
Nigerians vote for house and senate seats amid election violence. CNN's Christian Purefoy reports from Ibadan.
A head-on bus collision killed 33 people in northern Nigeria, a federal official said Wednesday.
About 780 people killed in clashes with Islamic militants in the northeast Nigerian area of Maiduguri have been buried in mass graves, an aid official said Monday.
Some 700 people have been killed in clashes with Islamic militants in Nigeria, a military commander told CNN.
Mohammed Yusuf, the leader of a fundamentalist Islamist sect who was initially reported captured Thursday by the Nigerian military, is dead, said a spokesman for the governor of the state of Borno.
More than 2,500 Nigerians caught in the fighting between Islamic militants and government forces have fled their homes in the northern part of the country, a Red Cross spokeswoman said Wednesday.
More than 400 people have been killed in a spate of violence in northern Nigeria, the president of a human rights group said Tuesday.
Sixteen people were killed and 11 churches were burned Saturday in Nigeria as part of the continuing violence over cartoons of Islam's Prophet Mohammed.
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