Neighbors of Nigeria Take On Boko Haram

Troops from Chad and Niger attacked Boko Haram militants in neighboring Nigeria, two days after the Islamist terror group killed scores in bombings there.

American Is Kidnapped in Nigeria

A ransom has been demanded, according to officials, who said the kidnapping was probably not the work of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

Nigerian President Relents on Gas Subsidies

Nigerian President Relents on Gas Subsidies

The abrupt removal of the fuel subsidy had been seen as one more act of insensitivity by a government the protesters criticized for favoring the wealthy.

Prices and Anger Rise in Nigeria, Presaging More Strikes

Prices and Anger Rise in Nigeria, Presaging More Strikes

Nigerians emerged from their homes this weekend to find their fragile economic existence in an even deeper crisis because of a steep increase in the price of gasoline.