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New evidence shows that the Nigerian authorities were clearly warned of impending Boko Haram attacks on Baga and Monguno.
The World Council of Churches has expressed deep shock over the attacks by extremist group Boko Haram in Nigeria, including children used in suicide bomb attacks.
Satellite images provide indisputable and shocking proof of the scale of last week’s attack on the towns of Baga and Doron Baga by Boko Haram.
Following reports of the massacre of civilians by Boko Haram in Nigeria's Borno state, Amnesty has called on the Nigerian government to investigate the violence.
Around 2,000 civilians have been slaughtered by the armed group Boko Haram in north east Nigeria, with thousands more being forced to flee.
Royal Dutch Shell faces heavy criticism that it has turned its back on the victims of human rights and environmental abuse caused by the company, despite UN pressure for urgent remedial measures.
Christian Aid partners are providing emergency support to some 50,000 people who have fled a conflict in the north central state of Benue in Nigeria.
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has declared that acceptance of same-sex marriage could lead to Christians being killed in South Sudan, Nigeria, Pakistan and elsewhere.
In his comments, Welby made some valid points. But the conclusions he drew from them seem to me to be severely mistaken.
A briefing by Amnesty International published yesterday documents atrocities commmitted by Boko Haram and the Nigerian security forces.
Attacks by Islamist armed groups that have killed more than 200 people in recent weeks in northern Nigeria.