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Sleeping by their makeshift barricades, knots of young men at Tahan in the western Myanmar town of Kale had not expected an attack in the pre-dawn darkness.
A massive crackdown on financiers of Boko Haram and other criminal gangs has begun, with scores of persons arrested by security agents.
Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike of Rivers State has said that the claims by Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State that the Federal Government printed about N60 billion to share to the federating units in March could not be regarded as spurious after all.
Tunisian President Kais Saied said on Sunday that his powers as commander of the armed forces also cover the internal security forces, not only the army, in the latest escalation of his dispute with the prime minister.
Eleven people were killed and 98 injured on Sunday in a train accident in Egypt's Qalioubia province north of Cairo, the health ministry said in a statement.
The United States said rebel fighters in Chad appeared to be moving towards the capital N’Djamena and ordered non-essential staff to leave, warning of possible violence.
The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has said that as dastardly as the actions of the bandits in the Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue state were, the reaction of the Army was out of proportion.
Pope Francis, delivering his Sunday address to a live audience for the first time in more than a month, called for a lowering of tensions in eastern Ukraine and expressed anxiety over a military buildup.
Raul Castro, who is retiring from high public office, for most of his life toiled in the shadow of his older brother, Fidel Castro. Yet he also played a key role in Cuba’s 1959 leftist revolution and the preservation of Cuban socialism.
The United States has ordered its non-essential staff in Chad to leave the African country as rebel fighters approached the capital on Sunday after early election results showed President Idriss Deby on course to extend his three-decade rule.
The Indigenous People of Biafra has raised the alarm that South-East Governors, the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and others were compiling the names of its members and those of Eastern Security Network, to handover to the Federal Government for incarceration.
Russia accused a Ukrainian diplomat on Saturday of trying to obtain classified information and ordered him to leave the country by April 22, prompting a like-for-like response from Ukraine as border tensions simmer.
Russia accused a Ukrainian diplomat on Saturday of trying to obtain classified information and ordered him to leave the country by April 22, in the latest flare-up of tensions between the two neighbours.
Myanmar junta chief Min Aung Hlaing will attend an Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Indonesia on April 24, a Thai foreign ministry spokesman said on Saturday, for his first known foreign trip since he staged a Feb. 1 coup.
Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has sought the support of the Army to tackle insecurity in the state, especially flushing illegal miners out of the state.
A senior commander of the Islamic State West Africa Province, Bukar Gana Fitchmeram (aka Abu Aisha), and scores of his fighters, who were on revenge mission at Damasak, fell to the firepower of troops Thursday.
Abia State Government has accused some opposition members of circulating videos of flooded A-Line in Ariaria International Market on the social media to disparage government.
Opponents of Myanmar’s junta announced a National Unity Government on Friday including ousted members of parliament and leaders of anti-coup protests and ethnic minorities, saying their aim was to root out military rule.
The Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) yesterday berated a former Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, for comparing the group with the terrorist organisation, Boko Haram.
Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has signed a controversial law extending his mandate for another two years, despite threats of sanctions from the international community.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has attributed the prevailing electoral violence bedevilling the country to inadequate polling units and population growth.
A civil society organisation, Concerned Nigerians, has asked the Department of State Service to invite the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, for questioning.
Veteran juju musician and national award recipient, Ebenezer Obey-Fabiyi, has revealed that his mother never believed he could become successful through music.
In light of the recent announcements surrounding the formation of the European Super League, the footballing world has gone into an absolute frenzy. With fans, clubs and domestic football associations all being divided and united on various fronts, there is pure chaos everywhere.
The project has strong financial backing, including American investment funds such as JP Morgan. Their good relationship with American club owners in Europe were critical in making it what it is, especially with Malcolm Glazer of Manchester United and John Henry of Liverpool.
Super Eagles striker Peter Olayinka has disclosed that he has no intention of leaving Slavia Prague despite rumours of clubs in Europe battling for his signature.
Mason Greenwood can "go to the highest level" of football, says Paul Pogba, though the Manchester United man warned that the teenager must put in the hard graft to match his talents.
The Nigerian Navy new offshore survey vessel, the NNS LANA, will be a force multiplier in the force’s ability to project naval power for enhanced maritime security in the nation’s maritime environment and the Gulf of Guinea, the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Gambo has said.
The National Assembly Legislative Aides Forum on Tuesday in Abuja protested the non-payment of their 20 months’ salary arrears.
The Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) branch of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has commenced a seven-day warning strike on Thursday.