Nigeria: Boko Haram Could Face Prosecution

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has warned that members of the sect, Boko Haram, who have claimed responsibility for a series of bomb attacks, could face prosecution.

Nineteen suspected members of Boko Haram.


  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram Defends Killing of Christians

    Leadership, 12 January 2012

    An alleged leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, has claimed that the recent attacks on Christians living in the northern part of Nigeria were to revenge the killings of Muslims... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram Leader Appears in Video

    This Day, 12 January 2012

    The leader of Boko Haram, Imam Abubakar Shekau, has challenged the authority of Nigeria's president in an online video, promising more attacks, Associated Press (AP) reported... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bomb Blasts - Catholic Church Cancels Passover Night Mass

    Vanguard, 30 December 2011

    The Catholic Bishop of Minna, the Rt. Rev. Martin Uzoukwu on Thursday directed all parishes in Kwanmba Deaconry not to hold the traditional midnight Mass to herald the new more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram Targets Religious War - Presidency

    Vanguard, 30 December 2011

    The Presidency, said, yesterday, that the spate of bombings in the country by the militant Muslim group, Boko Haram, was to provoke the Christian community and drag them into a... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Madalla Blast - Catholic Shifts Mass

    Vanguard, 30 December 2011

    Following last Christmas Day bomb attack on St Theresa's Catholic Church, Madalla, Niger State, the Catholic authority in Niger State has ordered the moving forward of December 31... read more »

  • Nigeria:  FCT NUJ Seeks Compensation for Madalla Bomb Victims

    Daily Trust, 30 December 2011

    The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Abuja Council, has called on the Federal and Niger State Governments to provide adequate compensation for the bomb blast victims of St.... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Church Identifies 27 Corpses

    Daily Trust, 30 December 2011

    The Catholic Bishop of Minna, Niger state, Most Reverend Martin Igwe Uzukwu, yesterday said the dead victims of the Christmas day blast at the St. Theresa's Catholic Church in... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Xmas Day Bombings- It's Inhuman, Barbaric and Satanic - Oritsejafor

    Vanguard, 30 March 2012

    FOLLOWING Christmas Day's Boko Haram violent bomb attacks on innocent Christian worshippers in parts of the North that have left several persons dead and property torched, the... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram is Jihad On Christians - CAN

    Daily Trust, 29 December 2011

    President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, yesterday described the Christmas Day attacks on churches as a declaration of Islamic Jihad on... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Christmas Day Bombings Irresponsible - Aregbesola

    Daily Trust, 29 December 2011

    Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola has described the Christmas Day bombings in Madalla, Niger State and some other parts of the north as more »

  • Nigeria:  Christmas in Blood

    Daily Trust, 26 December 2011

    Yesterday was a sad day for Nigeria as we all woke up to the news that a suicide bomber had attacked St Theresa's Catholic Church Madalla killing dozens of more »