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South Africa’s Jacob Zuma makes second court appearance on corruption charges

Former South African President Jacob Zuma, who was ousted by his own party in February, arrived at the Durban High Court on Friday for his second appearance on corruption charges relating to a $2.5 billion arms deal in the late 1990s.

Illegal oil bunkering: AITEO denies sponsoring protest against JTF commander

Nigerian oil firm, AITEO, has denied being behind the June 1 protest by hundreds of Niger Delta youth who accused the Commander of Operation Delta Safe, Rear Admiral Apochi Suleiman, and his troops of engaging in illegal oil bunkering.

2019: General Buratai warns soldiers to steer clear of politics

Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has warned Army personnel to steer clear from politics, especially as 2019 elections draw near.

Why President Buhari is good for workers

Tuesday, May 1 is Worker’s Day all over the world and expectations are that questions will be asked of what Muhammadu Buhari, the President of Nigeria is doing to make life better for workers in the country.

Military berated before probe panel for colluding with killer herdsmen

The chairman, Taraba State Council of Chiefs and Aku Uka of Wukari, Dr. Shekarau Angyu Masa Ibi, on Monday told the probe panel investigating TY Danjuma’s remarks that Nigerians have lost confidence in the military.

Your daughters won’t be abandoned, forgotten – President Buhari tells Chibok parents

President Muhammadu Buhari has, for the umpteenth time assured the parents of abducted school girls of Government Girls Secondary School Chibok, Borno State, that their daughters would never be forgotten or abandoned to their fate, despite four long years since they were taken away by terrorists.

Suspected herdsmen kill two in Benue community

Suspected Fulani herdsmen, on Saturday, attacked the Okoklo community in the Agatu LGA of Benue State, killing Mr. Andrew Ataboh and his son, Benjamin, while they were working on their farm at Inahem.

Suspected herdsmen kill five in fresh Taraba attack

Suspected armed herdsmen in the early hours of Thursday killed five people in the Donga Local Government Area of Taraba State.

Presidency: General Danjuma’s self-defence call shocking, scary

The Presidency on Saturday said the recent call made by a former Minister of Defence, Lt.-Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (retd.), that Nigerians should not rely on security agencies but defend themselves in the face of killings across the country as shocking and scary.

Plateau elders urge government to study General Danjuma’s advice

As more Plateau rural communities come under attack by gunmen, political elders in the state have advised government to “study” Gen. T. Y. Danjuma (Rtd)’s advice to Nigerians to defend themselves.

46 political associations in Katsina commend armed forces

The coalition of 46 political associations in Daura zone of Katsina state on Wednesday, commended the Nigerian Armed Forces for resilience, determination and commitment to the promotion of peace and unity of Nigeria.

Excitement in FEC over release of Dapchi schoolgirls

There was excitement among members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, as they converged for the weekly meeting, on Wednesday.

DHQ: Amnesty International report on Dapchi abduction outright falsehood

Nigerian military high command Tuesday reacted to Amnesty International (AI) report in which the group alleged that the Nigerian Military and security forces were informed that a convoy of Boko Haram fighters were heading towards Dapchi in Yobe state to abduct some school girls, and failed to act accordingly.

I did not call for military intervention – Senator Ekweremadu

Deputy President of the Senate Ike Ekweremadu has denied the trending report that he called for military intervention in Nigeria, just as the labour has warned it would resist military in politics.

Naval officer killed by Boko Haram buried in Bayelsa

Emotions ran high, on Saturday, in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, as the body of Lt. Waze Kamara Egba of the Nigeria Navy killed by Boko Haram, last Tuesday, was brought home for burial.

Snow storms shut Ireland, force Britain to call in army

Snow storms shut most of Ireland on Friday and forced Britain to call in the army to battle some of the worst weather seen in nearly 30 years.

National security: Nigerian Navy to get more sophisticated ships – minister

The Nigerian Navy will in the next few weeks receive more sophisticated ships in furtherance of government determination to fortify the Nigerian Armed Forces to stem increasing security challenges in the country.

Liberia church massacre survivors sue alleged perpetrator in US court

Four survivors of a church massacre that killed 600 people during the Liberian civil war filed a civil lawsuit in a U.S. court against the man they accuse of having ordered the attack.

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