More than 770 people have been killed in a spate of Boko Haram attacks in Western Africa and seem to be growing more violent.
The lions that roam Africa have lost as much as 75% of their habitat as their population dwindles and humans overtake their land.
The suicide car bombing that killed at least 38 people in Nigeria has claimed victims across religious and ethnic lines, putting everyone at risk.
A lawsuit has been brought against Nigeria's president for using armed soldiers and tanks to stop a protest in the city against high petrol prices.
Bombs have exploded at two military bases in a central Nigerian city at the heart of ethnic and religious unrest in Africa's most populous nation.
A crowd of youths have stormed a bombed Nigeria police station, vandalising property and warning that police officers returning would be killed.
The coordinated attack in Nigeria's second largest city by the radical Islamist sect known as Boko Haram has shown its metamorphosis.
Nationwide protests over fuel prices in Nigeria have ended, but concern was raised over government's decision to deploy soldiers to the streets.
As Nigeria's fuel strike entered its third day, the country's government has warned that the crippling protests could result in anarchy.
Flaming tyres and debris has signalled the danger of spiralling violence in Nigeria as protests over fuel subsidies continued for a second day.