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President Buhari tasks ECOWAS leaders on human trafficking

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Heads of State and Government to take urgent action to stop illegal migration from the West African sub region.

West Africa under Boko Haram siege – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday admitted that West Africa is constantly under the threat of dreaded groups such as Boko Haram, AQIM and Al-Qaida.

US suspects Niger villager betrayed army troops

The US military believes someone in a Niger village may have tipped off attackers to the presence of US commandoes and Nigerien forces in the area, setting in motion the ambush that killed four Americans, a senior defense official said on Tuesday.

ISIS suspected in Niger attack that killed 3 US forces

Islamic State-linked militants may have been responsible for the ambush in southwestern Niger that killed three US Army special operations commandos and several local Niger forces, US officials said Thursday.

Niger-US joint military operation to continue despite deadly attack – officials

Military operations were underway on Thursday near Niger’s border with Mali the day after an attack by unidentified assailants which killed three members of the U.S. Army Special Forces and five Nigerien soldiers, security sources said.

New security measures in Burkina capital after attacks

Burkina Faso has put in place new security measures in the capital Ouagadougou following attacks by suspected jihadists last month that killed 19 people, the security minister said Monday.

Burkina Faso forces kill 3 jihadis, hostages trapped in building

Burkina Faso security forces killed three suspected jihadist attackers at a restaurant in central Ouagadougou, Communications Minister Remi Dandjinou said on on Monday.

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Spain rescues 56 migrants crossing Mediterranean Sea

Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 56 migrants trying to make the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea from Africa to European shores.

UAE military ordered not to escalate Qatar crisis

A military official in the United Arab Emirates said on Tuesday its forces had instructions not to escalate an ongoing diplomatic crisis with Qatar.

SERAP seeks justice, reparation for victims of herdsmen attacks

The National Assembly yesterday condemned the killings in Benue and other parts of the country, and called on the Federal Government to take decisive action against those behind the killings.

Anambra govt seeks quicker resolution of border dispute with Kogi

The Anambra Government has appealed to the National Boundary Commission to quicken the demarcation exercise of the boundary between the state and Kogi.

Ex-President Obasanjo rejects Buhari’s re-election bid

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned President Muhammadu Buhari against participating in the 2019 election.