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Chad's President Idriss Deby said on Saturday that Boko Haram jihadists would continue to wreak havoc in the Lake Chad region despite a huge military offensive against the group earlier this year.
Chadian soldiers on Wednesday repelled an incursion into a volatile northern gold-mining region from neighbouring Libya, the army said.
Three Chadian troops and a female civilian were killed early Thursday when jihadists attacked a military position on an island in Lake Chad, the military said.
About 1,200 troops from the neighbouring Chad were deployed to give combat support to Nigerian soldiers fighting Boko Haram in 2019. The deployment was part of a regional agreement by countries around the Lake Chad to combat insurgency, which surpassed 10 years in mid-2019.
A new attempt by a private ocean survey company is under way to find the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 nearly four years after it mysteriously disappeared.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 138 new cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), with two deaths recorded in 12 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in the last 24 hours in the country.
Lagos State Government on Thursday released a list of about 20 ongoing criminal cases in courts against various erring police officers over brutality as well as a violation of fundamental human rights of residents.
The Police Command in Lagos on Friday warned that the burning of several police stations across the state will lead to retrogression and a waste of money that could have been deployed to other projects.
President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden’s final debate on Thursday was a starkly more civil affair than their messy first showdown.
The National Council of Muslim Youth Organisations (NACOMYO) has appealed to the #EndSARS protesters to embrace peace and dialogue in the interest of the national development.
The Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, has thrown his weight behind the Nigerian youths; who are calling for an end to police brutality in the country.
Officials tell Reuters Indonesia turned down a US request to allow its P-8 Poseidon planes to land and refuel there.
The atmosphere around the city was tense and uncertain. The night before had been characterised by the cries of innocent peaceful protesters at the Lekki toll plaza, who were faced by the bullets of trigger-happy soldiers.
Nigeria’s Chidi Odinkalu has lost a fundamental rights case which his lawyers instituted against the Kaduna State Government at the Federal High Court.
Amnesty International says at least 38 people, including 12 in the capital Lagos, were killed by the Nigerian army and police in a brutal crackdown on protesters Tuesday that drew international condemnation.