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No fewer than 672 children were killed or maimed in Nigeria during bomb explosions in 2017, particularly by the Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East region of the country.
Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister on Tuesday informed the parliament that local extremist group “National Towheed Jamaat’’ was linked to a global terror network.
Explosions have shaken Libya's capital Tripoli following an air raid, residents said, in an escalation of a two-week offensive by eastern forces on the city held by the internationally-recognised government.
Near simultaneous explosions in at least three Sri Lankan churches and three luxury hotels have killed at least 138 people and wounded over 400.
Three Sri Lankan churches and as many hotels have been hit by explosions on Easter Sunday, killing at least 42 people and wounding dozens, police said.
The military on Monday chased out Boko Haram insurgents who tried to enter Michika, a commercial town in Adamawa, after a fierce battle that raged for hours.
At least 70 people were killed when fire tore through crumbling apartment blocks in a historic part of Dhaka, setting off a chain of explosions and a wall of flames down nearby streets, officials said Thursday.
A gunfight was underway following a blast at a hotel and office complex in a leafy Nairobi neighbourhood Tuesday, an AFP reporter and a witness said.
Rescuers hunted for survivors Wednesday in the rubble of a Russian apartment building hit by a New Year’s Eve gas explosion but found only bodies as the number of confirmed dead rose to 18.
Explosions rocked polling centres across Kabul on Saturday, causing dozens of casualties, as the long-delayed legislative election dissolved into chaos with many voting locations remaining closed due to technical glitches and lack of staff.
Explosions boomed from Guatemala's fearsome Fuego volcano Wednesday, unleashing fresh torrents of mud and ash down slopes, as the death toll from a previous eruption rose to at least 99.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has frowned at bulk buying and price hike of petroleum product by depot owners operating at the Calabar tank farms.
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The White House’s acting budget chief is pressing for parts of the US’s Huawei ban to be delayed an additional two years, The Wall Street Journal reports.
The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and DAAR Communications Plc, owners of Africa Independent Television (AIT) and Ray Power FM, have resolved their differences.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the nation that security and law enforcement agencies are capable of safeguarding the country, its people and property.
Schalke have announced the signing of Jonjoe Kenny on loan from Everton for the 2019-20 campaign.
The Nigerian Union of Journalist (NUJ) has asked Ifeyinwa Omowole, Deji Elumoye and the developer Primewater View Company to refund the money paid by subscribers of the Penjewel Estate project, Abaren.
Reverend Samson Olasupo Ayokunle, the president of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has been advised to step aside from his role by Some Concerned Christian Forum of Nigeria (SCFN).
Tambuwal, who is of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), secured a second term in office after he defeated the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Alhaji Ahmad Aliyu, with a slight margin of 342 votes in the 2019 governorship election.
Mr Felix Oboagwina, media aide to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship candidate in the 2019 elections in Lagos, Mr Jimi Agbaje, has denied reports that his principal had dumped the opposition party.
A cashew nursery based in Kobape under Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun has been raised down by fire destroying 130,000 seedlings and eco-friendly nursery structure said to worth N200 million.
Antonio Conte is eager to restore Inter to their former glory after enjoying a trophy-laden past with rivals Juventus.