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A Niger customs official was killed in an attack by insurgents in a southwestern region bordering Burkina Faso and placed under a state of emergency last week, authorities said on Sunday.
French warplanes killed around 10 rebels in northern Burkina Faso following a deadly raid on a gendarmerie, the Burkinabe military command announced on Friday.
Authorities in Burkina Faso say they have arrested eight Burkinabe nationals in connection with last week's attacks on army headquarters and the French Embassy.
Burkina and French investigators on Monday pushed ahead with a probe into deadly jihadist attacks last week suspected to have aimed at a major anti-terror meeting.
Authorities in Burkina Faso were on Saturday hunting for clues about the masterminds behind Friday's deadly twin attacks on the French embassy and the country's military HQ.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has condemned the coordinated attacks that struck Ouagadougou on Friday, March 2 and reiterated his support for Mali in the fight against jihadist armed groups.
Dozens of people were killed Friday in twin attacks on the French embassy in Burkina Faso and the country's military headquarters, an assault that coincided with a meeting of regional anti-jihadist forces.
Police in northern Burkina Faso shot dead a member of an armed gang who had attempted to ambush their patrol, security forces said on Sunday.
When Emmanuel Macron condemned France's colonial past during the presidential campaign, many people took it as a sign that if elected he would build a new relationship with Africa, one that would end sixty years of France exerting its influence over its former colonies to favour its interests.
The exiled brother of Burkina Faso’s ousted ex-president Blaise Compaore was arrested at a Paris airport Sunday over the 1998 murder of an investigative journalist that rocked his west African country.
Nigeria hammered African champions Cameroon Friday to virtually seal a 2018 World Cup place, but Ghana drew and South Africa lost to suffer serious qualifying setbacks.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged traditional and religious leaders to assist the commission in appealing to their subjects to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs).
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says the migration of the Federal Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to the Treasury Single Account (TSA) led to positive growth in the value and volume of transactions recorded in end to end payments in 2017.
Newcastle were 19th in the table at the start of November, with no wins from their first 10 games, before three straight victories moved them out of the relegation zone.
The Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘C’ of Nigeria Customs Service in Owerri has appealed to Nigerians to engage in credible businesses, desist from importing contraband and pay their duties as required by law.
An FCT High Court in Maitama on Friday declared a former Minister of Information, Prof. Jerry Gana, the winner of the presidential primary election of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) conducted on October 6.
A former President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Dr Dozie Ikedife, who died Tuesday night will be buried today.
India’s central bank governor Urjit Patel resigned on Monday citing “personal reasons”, a statement issued by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said.
The House of Representatives Committee on Tertiary Education, on Monday, chided the Federal Ministry of Education and agencies under it for paying lips service to issues bothering the sector.
The Iyalode of Ibadan-land and member of Olubadan-in-Council, Alhaja Aminat Abiodun, who was said to have been installed the 12th Iyalode in 1995, has passed on.
Moved by the growing insecurity in the West African sub-region, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Council of Ministers, yesterday, met in Abuja to proffer solutions on ways to nip the scourge of terrorism in the bud.