Onlookers view the wreckage of a car bomb that exploded outside a church near Madalla, Nigeria on Christmas Day, 2011 killing scores of people. Boko Haram claimed responsibility for the attack.
March 15, 2012 Nigerian leaders may be opening indirect talks with the leadership of Boko Haram, the Islamic group that has attacked government buildings, schools and churches.
Women pass a market in Kano, Nigeria, destroyed by Boko Haram militants on Jan. 20.
January 26, 2012 Nigerian authorities arrested about 160 Chadians on charges they were involved in the bombing and gun attacks in Kano last week that killed scores of people.
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