At least six people have been killed, following an attack, by suspected Boko Haram militants, outside the city of Maiduguri, in northern Nigeria.
At least four people have died, after a helicopter, carrying 12 passengers, crashed into a lagoon, in the Nigerian commercial capital, Lagos.
At least 47 people have been killed, and a further 52 are wounded, following a blast, by suspected Boko Haram militants, at a market in northern Nigeria.
At least four people have been killed, following a road ambush, by suspected Boko Haram militants, in northern Nigeria.
At least five people have been killed, four soldiers and a policeman, after suspected pirates attacked a military base in southern Nigeria.
Chadian security forces have reportedly killed at least seven Boko Haram militants, in clashes attempting to secure islands on Lake Chad.
At least eight people have been killed, and a further 100 kidnapped, by suspected Boko Haram militants, in northern Cameroon.
At least 1,800 migrants have been rescued, from seven overcrowded vessels, by the Italian coastguard, while five dead bodies were recovered with migrants from another boat.
Cameroon has arrested at least three people, suspected of being Boko Haram militants, carrying a bag, containing improvised explosive devices, in the northern town of Maroua.
At least six people have been killed, and a further 11 injured, following a suicide bombing at a busy market in northeastern Nigeria.