Three civilians are dead and eight wounded after two female suicide bombers suspected to have been operating for Boko Haram launched an attack on the town of Mafa in northeast Nigeria. Boko Haram has been waging a 10-year insurgency in northeast Nigeria that has seen it repeatedly use female suicide bombers to attack soft targets such as mosques, markets and bus stations.
This week is the 10th anniversary of the killing of Mohammed Yusuf, Founder of Boko Haram. To discuss how insecurity has impacted Nigeria's investment climate over the years, Co-Managing Partner at Commercio Partners, Steve Osho joins CNBC Africa for more.
An attack this weekend by Boko Haram fighters on a funeral in northeast Nigeria has left 65 people dead, almost triple the initial toll, a local official says. Dozens more bodies were discovered following the assault Saturday by gunmen on a village close to the regional capital Maiduguri.
In Nigeria, attacks by the militant Islamist movement Boko Haram have forced millions to flee their homes. The continuous stream of displaced people fill the camps and the slums of Maiduguri - an unstable situation that has already dragged on for a decade.