A long-running linguistic dispute in Cameroon has now spawned a secessionist movement that’s imperiling both the country’s bilateral relations with Nigeria and its cocoa-growing heartland in the southwest.
The global trend of decreased piracy is being bucked in Nigeria, where Niger Delta-based pirate groups hijacked five vessels in 2017.
Boko Haram is taking advantage of the poverty and food insecurity in northern Nigeria to stage a comeback.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has been in London for medical treatment for a month now. Back home, rumors are swirling as the Nigerian government grapples with a worsening economic outlook.
Ethnicity is the true driving force behind the Boko Haram insurgency.
Boko Haram has a new leader, and in a show of the two extremist groups’ growing ties, the announcement was made by none other than Islamic State.
A failure to tackle the root causes of underdevelopment could spark a new wave of violence in the Niger Delta.
An analysis of the enduring threat posed by Boko Haram, one of Africa’s most brutal terrorist groups.
This backgrounder examines the growing network of official and unofficial Islamic State affiliates around the world.
A regional anti-Boko Haram coalition has scored a string of victories on the battlefield ahead of upcoming presidential elections in Nigeria.