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The United States has announced the designation of the Boko Haram terrorist group as an entity “of particular concern”.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has launched a new framework to coordinate efforts across the peace and security, humanitarian, human rights and sustainable development sectors.
Islamic extremists in Nigeria have begun using drones, the country's president says, opening a worrying new front in the region's nearly decade-long fight against Boko Haram and an offshoot linked to the Islamic State.
The former No. 2 leader of Somalia-based militant group al-Shabab will not be allowed to run for the presidency of the country's South West regional state, the Somali government said Friday.
Facebook needs to narrow its “sweeping” definition of terrorism to stop governments arbitrarily blocking legitimate opposition groups and dissenting voices.
The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike in Somalia against al-Shabab extremists, killing three fighters.
President Emmanuel Macron of France, on Tuesday, arrived in Nigeria on official visit aboard French Presidential Jet A330 and landed at the Presidential wing of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport at about 3:10 p.m.
Libya’s eastern-based army commander, Gen. Khalifa Haftar, oversaw the final arrangements for taking over the eastern city of Darna from extremist groups, a few days after he returned from medical treatment in France.
The U.S. has sought for the cooperation of the African region in pressuring North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, to give up his nuclear weapons.
The al-Qaida-linked extremist group based in Mali that claimed responsibility for Friday's attacks that killed eight people in Burkina Faso's capital has released a photo that it says is of a suicide bomber before he detonated his vehicle at the army headquarters.
A Colombian nun kidnapped nearly a year ago in Mali appears in a video in which she asks for the intervention of Pope Francis, reports the Mauritanian agency Al-Akhbar and the American center of surveillance of jihadist movements, SITE.
The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike in Somalia that killed two al-Shabab extremists and destroyed a vehicle carrying explosives, "preventing it from being used against the people in Mogadishu."
The Somalia-based al-Shabab extremist group says it has executed five men accused of spying for the Kenyan, Ethiopian and Somali governments.
The House of Representatives has asked the Federal Government to make provision for the rehabilitation of the dilapidated Lokoja-Okene-Auchi Road.
The Delta State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed the state 2019 Appropriation Bill of N390.3 billion.
Carlo Ancelotti conceded it was a bitter pill to swallow as Napoli came so close before being denied a place in the Champions League knock-out rounds with a dramatic 1-0 defeat to Liverpool at Anfield on Tuesday.
The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service has reiterated its commitment to ensure that the country’s agricultural produce meets international standard in line with the International Plant Protection Convention.
The Kano state government has set aside N1 billion for the construction of Kofar Mata–Singer–Murtala Mohammed way road in Kano metropolis.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressive Congress (APC) of use its school feeding programme as a conduit for fraud and asked Nigerians to vote out the ruling party in the next general election and return Nigeria to her winning ways.
The Governing Council of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, has announced the appointment of a new Vice-Chancellor and two other principal officers.
The Police Commissioner in Abia, Mr Chris Ezike on Wednesday said that the command was still investigating the case of the drowned man at a swimming pool.
An Upper Area Court I, Kasuwan Nama in Jos, on Tuesday, sentenced a 14-year-old boy to three years in prison for raping a four-year-old girl.
Belgium's notorious Africa Museum reopens on Saturday after a five-year restoration that curators hope will bury its reputation as a colonialist holdover.