- 20 killed as Islamic extremists rampage in Nigeria Updated: Apr-16-14 7:40 pm
- Nigeria human rights advocate hails progress Updated: Apr-09-14 2:05 pm
- Nigeria commission fines agency in killings Updated: Apr-07-14 12:41 pm
- 21 killed in shooting at Nigeria State Security HQ Updated: Mar-30-14 1:55 pm
ABUJA, Nigeria - Suspected Islamic militants have struck for a fourth time in three days in Nigeria, killing 20 people including a traditional ruler in attacks in the northeast, local government and security officials said Wednesday.
LAGOS, Nigeria - Two generals and top officials of Nigeria's feared State Security Service had to testify at the National Human Rights Commission's hearing on the killings of unarmed civilians - a "quantum leap" in accountability in Nigeria, according to the country's top rights advocate.
LAGOS, Nigeria - Nigeria's National Human Rights Commission finds security agents responsible for the unlawful killings of eight civilians in a September raid in Abuja, the Nigerian capital.
ABUJA, Nigeria - A shootout at Nigeria's State Security Services headquarters near the presidential villa killed at least 21 people Sunday, a government spokeswoman said of what appears to be an attempted jailbreak by Islamic extremists.