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The terrorist who yesterday stabbed two people to death on London Bridge may have been acting in revenge over the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Daily Mail reports.
The black boxes from two French military helicopters that collided in Mali killing 13 soldiers have been found, a French military spokesperson said on Wednesday.
As impeachment hearings play out in Washington, high-level officials, many of them immigrants or children of immigrants, who have testified before Congress are being forced to defend their loyalty to the United States.
The Special Fraud Unit of the Nigeria Police Force on Thursday prayed an Ikeja Special Offences Court to deny bail to an alleged fake Colonel, Paulson Ogbonnah, who allegedly defrauded a businessman of N92 million.
The family of Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), has alleged that a heavy ransom has been paid to get medication across to him.
The Comptroller-General of Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Colonel Hameed Ali, on Friday insisted that closure of borders will continue for a while irrespective of the pressure from the nation’s neighbours to reopen them.
Scores of Boko Haram fighters were at the weekend burnt to death in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno State during a fierce battle with troops of 64 and 98 Task Force Battalions and elements of the Armed Forces Special Forces Battalion at Malam Fatori.
Five supporters of former president Evo Morales were killed Friday in violent clashes between protesters and security forces in Bolivia, according to an AFP correspondent who saw the bodies at a hospital.
The Nigerian Army has announced the promotion of senior officers to the ranks of Major-Generals and Brigadier-Generals in its latest promotion exercise.
The Nigerian Army has vowed to fish out and punish the personnel behind a torture video showing the extra judicial killing of a suspected Boko Haram terrorist ,which has gone viral on the social media.
The Nigerian Army has described as mischievous, reports that it will commence a nationwide exercise code-named Operation Positive Identification, which will require Nigerians to show proof of their citizenship to soldiers who will be deployed across the states for the reported operation.
A senior female military officer, a Colonel in the Nigerian army on Wednesday donated her one month salary to Nigerian children who were among returnees from South Africa.
A retired military intelligence officer, Colonel Ola Majeoyegbe, urged Nigerians to support the army in the fight against insurgency, stressing that with the support of Nigerians, the troops would perform well. =
The Nigerian Army on Saturday said ten Boko Haram key Commanders have been captured by troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole following the bombardment of criminal enclaves in Borno State.
The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said that five Boko Haram fighters belonging to the Al-Barnawi faction have surrendered to troops of the 3 Battalion following sustained bombardment of the insurgents’ hideout in the Northeast.
Gunmen, on Friday, attacked a military formation at Sunke community in Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara State, killing nine soldiers in the process.
Soldiers on counter-insurgency operations in the North East have killed three Boko Haram terrorists and recovered several arms and ammunition from them.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has tasked officers and commanders of Nigerian Army units and formations to ensure improvement on current operational successes in 2020.
Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State and his predecessor, Sen. Umaru Al-Makura, have denied rumours of a rift between them over alleged inherited debt.
Dr Ipalibo Harry Banigo, the Rivers State Deputy Governor, has condemned the criminal acts and the backdrop of incessant attacks on Seafarers on the Port Harcourt-Onne-Bonny route leading to the loss of lives, properties and the raping of women by sea pirates in the coastal waters.
Joe Aribo says his decision to represent Nigeria on the international scene was inspired by the legendary duo, Austin Okocha and Osaze Odemwingie.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) may open investigations into alleged rights abuses in the decade-long Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria, Netsanet Belay, Amnesty International’s Research and Advocacy Director, has said.
Anthony Martial is eager to prove that he is "one of the best strikers in the Premier League" after entering his fifth full season at Manchester United.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Malabo, said leaders of neighbouring countries would work together and provide all necessary assistance to secure the Gulf of Guinea.
Three policemen from the Bayelsa State Police Command and four operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps have been arrested over an alleged theft of N40 million missing from a safe in Bayelsa Government House.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore, convener of #RevolutionNow Movement.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law requiring all smartphones and computers sold in the country to come pre-installed with Russian software.