Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Boko Haram

All time
Islamic extremists Boko Haram have seized 40 men and boys
The attack occurred in the northeast of Nigeria on New Year’s Eve
There was a 61% increase in terror attacks across the world in a single year
A new report has detailed incidents across the world.
120 killed, hundreds more injured --- as suicide bombers target Nigeria mosque
Just days ago, a senior cleric at the mosque issued a call to arms against Boko Haram.
Suicide bomber disguised in school uniform kills 48 students at assembly
Today’s high school attack is the latest by Boko Haram militants.
Nobody knows what will happen if Boko Haram does release kidnapped schoolgirls
There are still 219 girls missing from their hometown of Chibok.
Schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram could finally be released
Nigerian’s government claims a ceasefire has been agreed.
Panic as people flee to escape dangerous Boko Haram fighters
The Cameroon army has killed more than 100 Boko Haram fighters, their government said.
10-year-old girl 'strapped with explosives' arrested in Nigeria
Meanwhile, Nigerian authorities say a suicide bomber killed six people in Kano city today.
11 parents of kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls have died since their abduction
One father reportedly died repeating his kidnapped daughters’ names.
It has been 100 days since the Nigerian schoolgirls were abducted
A timeline of what has happened since 14 April.
Church attacks leave 54 dead in northeast Nigeria ahead of World Cup match
Authorities have blamed the attacks on Boko Haram.
Explosion at crowded shopping centre kills 21 in Nigerian capital
Another 17 people were injured in the blast.
Boko Haram have abducted another SIXTY women and girls
The militant group has been holding over 200 schoolgirls captive since mid-April.
At least 21 dead in bomb attack on World Cup viewing centre in Nigeria
The blast was the latest in a series at football viewing centres in Nigeria blamed on Boko Haram militants.
Boko Haram kidnap 20 women close to where 300 schoolgirls were abducted in April
Eyewitnesses say the women were forced into vehicles at gunpoint.
Nigerian authorities 'furious' parents of four girls failed to say children had safely returned
Authorities have revised down number of girls kidnapped. There are 219 girls still missing.
Nigeria says it's located missing schoolgirls, but won't use force to rescue them
“The good news for the girls is that we know where they are but we cannot tell you,” the country’s top military official told reporters.
US says no one else is helping find abducted girls in Nigeria - despite help from Britain, France, Israel
China has also offered its assistance, while the United Nations imposed sanctions on Boko Haram
"Cruel and evil" twin car bomb attack kills 46 in Nigeria
The incident could stoke fears about security in the country.
Countries 'declare war' on Boko Haram over abducted girls
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan met his counterparts from neighbouring countries to approve an action plan today.
Boko Haram kill one Chinese worker and kidnap 10 others in Cameroon
The militants stormed an encampment used by Chinese road workers last night.
Abducted schoolgirls: Nigerian, French, UK and US officials meet for Paris summit
French President Francois Hollande spoke by phone to Barack Obama last night, ahead of the meeting.
Is the government ignoring people who lose discretionary medical cards?
That’s the argument Sinn Féin will make in the Dáil today.
US flying 'manned missions' in search of abducted Nigeria girls
The Lagos Government dismissed a prisoner-swap offer from the Boko Haram kidnappers.
New Boko Haram video claims to show missing Nigerian schoolgirls
A total of 276 girls were abducted on April 14 from the northeastern town of Chibok, 223 are still missing.
David Cameron told to "shut up" on telly, then ripped to shreds on Twitter
The British PM appeared on the Andrew Marr show this morning and spoke about the Nigerian kidnappings.
Nigeria "failed to act" on warnings over Boko Haram kidnappings
Amnesty International says that security forces knew about the attack four hours before it happened.
Abducted schoolgirls: Michelle Obama to deliver White House address
The UN Security Council has condemned the abduction of more than 200 Nigerian girls, abducted by Boko Haram three weeks ago.
Dublin rally to 'bring back our girls' missing in Nigeria
The protest is to raise awareness about the missing 220 students taken from a school in Chibok.
US offers help as UNICEF condemns Nigerian schoolgirl kidnappings
John Kerry made a phone call today to Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, just hours after it was revealed that eight more girls had been taken.
'I will sell them in the market' - Boko Haram leader admits to abducting 223 schoolgirls
There are fears some of the girls were sold as brides for as little as $12.
Kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls reportedly sold into marriages
Around 220 schoolgirls are still missing after being abducted by Islamic extremist group Boko Haram.
234 girls kidnapped by Islamic extremists in Nigeria
The girls are all missing from a school that was attacked by Boko Haram last week.
Death toll in Nigeria bus station bombs rises to 71
President Goodluck Jonathan is on his way to the scene, where a further 124 commuters were injured.
37 dead after militia launch three separate attacks
The attack came the day after students were killed at a boardingg school in Yobe state.
Students hacked to death and burned alive at their secondary school
Islamic militants set fire to a locked dormitory at the school in Nigeria and shot and killed anyone who tried to escape.
30 killed in vicious attack on school in northeast Nigeria
Some pupils were burned alive and others shot dead in the latest school attack blamed on a radical terror group Boko Haram.
'Dozens' killed in Nigeria gun battles
Mobile phone network coverage in some parts of Borno was crippled last year after an Islamic group burned down a series of telecommunication masts.
Seven French holidaymakers kidnapped in Cameroon
A family of French citizens, including four children, have been kidnapped by a Nigerian terrorist group suspected to be Boko Haram.