Nigeria

A newly constructed church in Nigeria collapses. At least 160 people killed.

The Reigners Bible Church International was just under construction days before a huge event that attracted hundreds of people.

Upon arrival on Sunday, parents of the girls tearfully celebrated in the streets and had a formal ceremony in Nigeria's capital Abuja.

In its early stages, ISIS set up family oriented events in war-ravaged Syria, including street fairs with ice-cream competitions and games. As the organization grew, so did its hold on the youth. The group began opening schools and training camps to instill its doctrine.

Boko Haram released a new video of the abducted Chibok school girls. They're offering to release them in exchange for captured fighters.

Nigerian army officials claim they rescued a second Chibok girl. A Chibok mothers activist group doubts that the rescued victim is one of the Chibok girls.

Activists have identified the victim as Amina ali Darsha Nkeki, the report states. She is the first of the girls rescued from the 2014 mass kidnapping that sparked the hashtag and search movement #BringBackOurGirls.

One in every five "suicide bombers" used by Boko Haram in the past two years has been a child, underscoring the heartless nature of the religious extremist group, according to a report released Tuesday by the United Nations Children's Fund, writes Al Jazeera.

Baby Hope was helped by Danish aid Anja Ringgren Lovén in January after his family abandoned him over accusations of witchcraft.

Two female suicide bombers killed 22 worshipers at a Northeast Nigerian mosque. They injured 18 others during morning prayers.

Shortly after morning prayer, two female suicide bombers killed almost two dozen worshippers in a Maiduguri mosque.

Is there finally good news coming out of Nigeria? It’s being reported that Nigerian troops rescued 200 girls and 93 women Tuesday in the Sambisa Forest, the Nigerian Armed Forces announced on its official Twitter account. It is still unknown whether or not any of the girls were among the initial 200 who were kidnapped […]