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Nigeria arrests members of the 'Avengers'

A new mysterious militant group is rising to prominence, inflicting huge damage on world oil infrastructure. Will new arrests provide clues?Ari Yashar, 5/16/2016, 2:52 PM

Chabad rabbi building '1st mikvah in West Africa' in Nigeria

Chabad rabbi and Israeli company join forces to build ritual bath for Nigerian capital's growing Israeli Jewish community.JTA, 5/9/2016, 2:47 PM

Jews in Nigeria celebrate a special Passover

Unique partnership enables six massive seders around the African nation for the first time ever, with rabbis flown in from the US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2016, 6:46 PM

Watch: Hassidim watch 'Fiddler on the Roof' for the first time

45 years since iconic movie first released, Jew in the City website asks real-life hassidic Jews what they think.Ari Soffer, 2/3/2016, 4:52 PM

Nigeria: At least 65 dead in Islamist attack

Boko Haram bomb targets the community of Dalori, in northeastern Nigeria.Gil Ronen, 1/31/2016, 6:01 PM

Nigerian gas explosion kills over 100

Truck bearing butane cooking gas explodes near industrial gas plant on Christmas Eve.Tova Dvorin, 12/25/2015, 9:21 AM

Boko Haram terror forces 1 million children out of school

UNICEF report reveals ongoing Boko Haram insurgency has closed thousands of schools in Nigeria and neighboring states.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2015, 10:10 AM

World's deadliest terror group? It isn't ISIS

Boko Haram in Nigeria outpaces Islamic State 6,644 murders to 6,073, reveals new report.Ari Yashar, 11/18/2015, 7:59 PM

Israeli Citizen Killed in Nigeria

Israeli man shot dead by assailants in failed abduction attempt. His identity has not yet been released.Menachem Schwartz, 9/9/2015, 5:25 PM

Nigeria's 'Igbo Jews' Returning to Their Roots

Could 30 million Nigerians have Jewish roots? Remy Ilona, a leader of Nigeria's Igbo 'Benei-Yisrael', says yes - and they're returning.Remy Ilona, 8/25/2015, 6:50 PM

NY Court Sentences Al Qaeda Sympathizer to 22 Years in Jail

A Nigerian national was sentenced to 22 years in prison for helping Al Qaeda by a New York court.Yaakov Levi, 8/13/2015, 9:54 AM

African Jihadists Bomb Nigeria Church During Sunday Prayers

Unclaimed suicide bombing reminiscent of Boko Haram kills five, including priest, mother and her two children.Ari Yashar, 7/6/2015, 8:54 AM

African Jihadists Gun Down 80 Muslims at Prayer

ISIS's Boko Haram strikes mosques in remote Nigerian town murdering praying Muslims, as Ramadan jihad heats up.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2015, 8:15 AM

The West's "Ardent" Feminists Abandon Women to the Caliph

Not a word has been uttered by feminists in the face of the horrible mistreatment of captured women by ISIS and other Islamist groups. Giulio Meotti, 5/31/2015, 12:12 AM

Nigerian Army Rescues 200 Girls from Boko Haram

Nigeria's army rescues 200 girls and 93 women during a military operation against Boko Haram Islamists.Ben Ariel, 4/29/2015, 2:16 AM

Israel's Top Ally in Africa Loses in Elections

Goodluck Jonathan, who revolutionized Israel ties, replaced by Muhammadu Buhari, Muslim former military ruler thought to have Islamist bent.Ari Yashar, 3/31/2015, 9:37 PM

ISIS Accepts Boko Haram Pledge of Allegiance

'Caliphate expands to West Africa,' ISIS spokesperson says in recording, after Nigerian terrorist group vows loyalty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2015, 10:40 PM

Nigeria: Boko Haram Pledges Allegiance to ISIS

Leader of Nigerian terrorist group, Abubakak Shekau, pledges allegiance to 'Islamic State' in new recording.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/7/2015, 11:45 PM

Nigerian Islamists Follow ISIS Fad, Burn Civilians Alive

After ISIS burns Jordanian pilot to death on camera, Boko Haram terrorists use their methods in massacring 90 civilians in Cameroon.Ari Yashar, 2/5/2015, 4:16 PM

PA Blasts Nigeria for Abstaining at UN

Palestinian Authority says Nigeria's abstention during a UN vote on Palestinian statehood as a "big disappointment".Ben Ariel, 1/1/2015, 4:45 AM

Double Female Suicide Bombers Murder Over 60 in Kenya

Crowded market in Maiduguri targeted by teenage Muslim girls with bombs, detonating one after the other.Ari Yashar, 11/25/2014, 3:29 PM

Boko Haram Attack Kills At Least 45 in Nigeria

At least 45 people killed in a suspected Boko Haram attack in Borno state in northeast Nigeria. Death toll expected to rise.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2014, 4:14 AM

Nigeria: 46 Students Killed in School Suicide Blast

The state government of Yobe has shut down all public schools. Boko Haram is the suspected culprit.Arutz Sheva, 11/11/2014, 9:44 AM

Nigerian Terror Group Kidnaps 30 More Children

Heavily armed Boko Haram gunmen invaded Mafa in Borno state Friday and Saturday and abducted 30 boys and girls, local leaders told media.Cynthia Blank, 10/27/2014, 8:26 PM

Explosion at Nigerian Bus Station Leaves 5 Dead

An explosion Wednesday near a bus station left five people dead and 12 more injured in northern Nigeria, police confirmed Thursday morning.Cynthia Blank, 10/23/2014, 11:56 AM

Nigeria Declared 'Ebola-Free'

Nigeria has been declared officially free of Ebola virus after six weeks with no new cases, the World Health Organization says.Cynthia Blank, 10/20/2014, 4:36 PM

Boko Haram Suspected of Saturday's Deadly Attacks

Immediately following reports of ceasefire and prisoner release, Boko Haram is believed to have struck again in 5 new attacks on villages.Cynthia Blank, 10/19/2014, 3:24 PM

Ebola Cover-up? African Dies Vomiting on Plane to New York

NY congressman furious after officials dismiss Ebola after 'cursory' exam of passenger who died on flight from Nigeria.Ari Yashar, 10/17/2014, 11:55 AM

Nigerian Army Says Schoolgirls Released, then Retracts Statement

Nigeria's military says some of the schoolgirls abducted in April by Boko Haram group were freed, later says it was mistaken.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2014, 3:16 AM

What Makes Nigeria Israel's Strongest Ally in Africa?

How booming trade, bilateral ties and strong diplomatic ties have made Nigeria Israel's strongest African ally. What does the future hold?Jonny Paul, 9/11/2014, 7:14 PM

Ebola Scare Ruled Out in Tel Aviv Suburb

Dozens of patients asked to remain in Kfar Saba clinic after concerns raised that one patient may have contracted lethal virus in Nigeria.Ari Yashar, 9/8/2014, 1:53 PM

Fears of Ebola in Jerusalem Ruled Out

Nigerian tourist hospitalized in Jerusalem has been released from isolation after tests for lethal virus return negative.Ari Yashar, 9/6/2014, 9:33 PM

Nigerian Tourist Under Isolation in Jerusalem; Ebola Feared

Doctors say the chances of the tourist actually having the virus is low; test results to air Saturday night.Tova Dvorin, Chicago, 9/5/2014, 8:03 PM

Nigeria: 60 Women and Girls Escape Boko Haram Captivity

More than 60 women and girls abducted last month by Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria escape their captors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2014, 4:12 AM

Nigeria: 21 Dead in Terrorist Attack on Shopping District

Bomb hits a crowded shopping district in the Nigerian capital Abuja during rush hour, killing 21.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2014, 2:15 AM

Nigeria: Boko Haram Islamists Kidnap Another 90 Women and Men

Jihadi group abducts scores of women just months after kidnapping more than 200 schoolgirls.Ari Soffer, 6/24/2014, 8:51 PM

Boko Haram Kidnaps 20 More Women in Nigeria

Terrorist group 'on the rampage' in northeastern Nigeria - terrorizing villages as local government lags behind in fighting the terror.Tova Dvorin, 6/10/2014, 2:38 PM

EU Imposes Sanctions on Boko Haram

European Union sanctions on Boko Haram terrorist group include an arms embargo, asset freeze and travel ban.Elad Benari, 6/3/2014, 2:12 AM

Nigeria: 40 Dead in Attack on Soccer Stadium

Bomb attack targeting fans at a soccer match in Nigeria's restive northeast kills at least 40 people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2014, 3:12 AM

4 Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls Escape

Four of the Nigerian girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists last month have escaped.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2014, 4:42 AM

Nigeria Says it Knows Where Missing Schoolgirls Are

Nigeria's highest ranking military officer reveals the missing teenagers have been located.Elad Benari, 5/27/2014, 4:12 AM

British Official: Nigeria Won't Exchange Terrorists for Girls

Nigeria's President rules out the possibility of releasing terrorists in exchange for schoolgirls being held captive by Boko Haram.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2014, 3:45 AM

Ex-Mossad Official: Nigeria Needs Foreign Support

Israel urges Western countries to bolster Nigeria's military in the face of an onslaught of Islamist attacks.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2014, 8:35 PM

Watch: Islamists Showcase Kidnapped Christian Girls

Video is the first definitive proof of life since the nearly 300 girls were kidnapped. Islamists claim they have 'converted to Islam'.Tova Dvorin and Ari Soffer, 5/12/2014, 4:46 PM

Kidnapped Christian Schoolgirls Reportedly Spotted in CAR

Fifty of the 200 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Al Qaeda-linked terror group seen in Central African Republic, according to reports.Ari Yashar, 5/12/2014, 1:45 PM

Netanyahu Promises To Help Nigeria Find Kidnapped Girls

Netanyahu tells Nigerian president he is willing to help with 300 schoolgirls kidnapped by Al Qaeda linked Boko Haram terror group.Ari Yashar, 5/11/2014, 8:45 PM

'I Abducted Your Girls; I Will Sell Them, By Allah!'

Leader of Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram says he will sell nearly 300 kidnapped Christian girls. 'Allah says I should sell!'Ari Soffer, 5/7/2014, 3:55 PM

US Warns Travelers to Steer Clear of Nigeria

US diplomats warned travelers away from Lagos Saturday, citing suspicions of terror attacks by Boko Haram.AFP , 5/3/2014, 8:46 PM

Explosion at Bus Station in Nigeria Kills 71, Injures 124

Officials scramble to determine the cause of the blast, but analysts suspect Al Qaeda-linked Boko Haram.Tova Dvorin, 4/14/2014, 4:34 PM

Barbarian Nigerian Islamists Murder 59 Students

Islamist group Boko Haram shot and burned to death 59 pupils in a boarding school in north-east Nigeria.Gil Ronen, 2/26/2014, 7:03 PM

100 Said Dead in Islamist Atrocity in Nigeria

More than 50 gunmen killed dozens at a village in Borno state, others set a church on fire in Adamwa.Gil Ronen, 1/28/2014, 9:18 AM

Nigeria: Homosexual Relationships Punishable by 14-Year Sentence

Homosexual relationships were already illegal in the African country; new law ups punishment for homosexuals and their supporters.Tova Dvorin, 1/14/2014, 7:04 PM

Nigerian Court Clears 3 Suspected Hezbollah Members

Hezbollah "is not an international terrorist organization in Nigeria", says judge in clearing three of terrorism charges.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/29/2013, 10:06 PM

Report: Nigeria Islamist Group Seizing Christian Women As Slaves

Boko Haram systemically kidnaps Christian women as slaves, child brides, amid fears of Christian-Muslim civil war.Tova Dvorin, 11/18/2013, 4:42 PM

Netanyahu: Iran Talks Allow It to Continue Enriching

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu meets Nigerian President, calls for increased security cooperation between the two countries.Elad Benari, 10/29/2013, 1:12 AM

Nigeria and Israel Sign Agreement for Direct Flights

Nigeria and Israel have reportedly signed an agreement allowing direct flights between both countries.Tova Dvorin, 10/28/2013, 2:43 PM

Islamists Massacre 50 Students at Nigerian School

Terrorists gun down at least 50 students in their sleep, the latest attack in Nigeria's restive northern province.Ari Soffer, 9/29/2013, 2:23 PM