'They said if we press the button, the bomb would explode and we will automatically go to heaven'
Nigerians marched to protest poverty and corruption, as Buhari's prolonged absence called into question the 74-year-old's capacity to govern
'It's exactly one year ago the world came to know a young little boy called Hope. This week Hope will start school'
At least one LGBT asylum seeker was sent back to a country where his life is in danger, another was only saved at the last minute when a barrister lodged an injunction against 'illegal' removal
Two women carrying children blew themselves up after being mistaken for civilians
‘Many civilians including personnel of the Red Cross and MSF were wounded’
Center for the Study of Global Christianity report references thousands killed by Boko Haram in Nigeria and Al-Shabaab in east Africa
Despite its huge size and talent pool, Nigeria failed to qualify for their second consecutive Africa Cup of Nations, due to long-standing political and administrative problems
Islamist militants driven from area the size of Belgium into 'Camp Zero' in the depths of Sambisa Forest
Westerners consistently misunderstand and overestimate the threat of terrorism, and often gloss over the specific reasons behind attacks
Even when I was in a relationship, I had to spend Christmas alone because my partner's parents didn't like the idea of him being with someone of a different race. I'll always remember how that felt, which is why I want to help others now
Double attack bears hallmark of Islamist group Boko Haram
'Anja Ringgren Lovén is a beacon of hope and the most inspiring person of the year'
The High Court must rule whether the case can be heard against Shell in the UK
Morrisons set to revive defunct supermarket brand; banking group hails 'landmark' profits; Mercedes owner sack manager after 'racist tirade'
A further 21 Nigerian schoolgirls were rescued in October, but nearly 200 remain captive