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The military has shed more light on its controversial Operation Safe Corridor programme which has once again recently come under fire from the Nigerian public.
The Defence Headquarters has said that the reported activities of the Islamic State and Al-Qaeda terrorist groups in West Africa is not new.
The United States Africa Command has said terrorist groups including the Islamic State, Al-Qaeda, Boko Haram and Al-Shabaab, in the last five years, shut down over 9,000 schools in different African countries including Nigeria.
Commander of the US Special Operations Command, Africa, Maj. Gen. Davin Anderson, noted that the extremist groups have begun deploying strategies to re-establish themselves in the region and expand further in the continent without drawing attention.
When five West African presidents arrive in Mali on Thursday to try to defuse a political crisis that has alarmed governments in the region and beyond, the man whose assent they need the most will be one who has never held elected office.
The Nigerians in Diaspora Monitoring Group (NDMG) United Kingdom chapter says Nigeria needs the support of the world to overcome a new wave of terrorism in the country.
Not less than 13 soldiers of 198 battalion were killed Tuesday along Damboa-Maiduguri highway in Borno State when they ran into an ambush laid by Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists.
The United Nations’ Secretary General has called for calm and dialogue in Mali after tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in the capital Bamako on Friday demanding President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita step down.
The United States Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo, on Tuesday phoned the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, to discuss the roles of the African Development Bank and multilateral initiatives in accelerating economic recovery and regional security.
At least 60 persons were killed by Boko Haram and its partner, the Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP, on Saturday, following attacks on communities in Gubio, Monguno, Nganzai, Magumeri and Bama Local Government Areas of Borno State.
The ground troops of Sector 3 and Air Task Force Operation LAFIYA DOLE on Saturday successfully repelled an attack on Monguno town in Borno State and inflicted heavy casualties on Boko Haram/Islamic State of West Africa terrorists.
Sword-wielding militants killed an Indonesian policeman and critically injured another on Monday in what authorities described as a terror attack by suspected Islamic State-linked extremists.
Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi said government forces had engaged in extensive fighting against insurgents after they attacked the town of Macomia in the gas-rich northern region on Thursday.
Afghan officials said Saturday a bomb exploded and killed a journalist and a driver of a private television channel in the capital, Kabul. Six other people were injured.
Five rebels and two soldiers were killed early Tuesday when jihadists crossing from Nigeria attacked a military position in northern Cameroon, sources said.
In one assault on the town of Dapchi fighters believed to be from an Islamic State group affiliate killed one soldier and wounded three while looting shops and torching the house of a local leader, sources told AFP.
US President Donald Trump looming TikTok ban may only be the beginning of the popular video app’s headaches, as a growing number of nations are becoming suspicious of its ties to China.
The announcement by Shoprite Holdings Limited, the South African supermarket chain operator, of a formal process to consider the potential sale of all or a majority stake in its Retail Supermarkets Nigeria Limited may be an opporunity for Nigerian investors, the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) has said.
The former Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, and the incumbent Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, are expected to appear in person before the House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts to give accounts on the sum of 1.7 trillion naira appropriated for the implementation of National Social Investment Programmes from 2016 to 2019.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Edo State, has tendered apology to the residents of the state, especially those who turned 18 this year, for not being able to participate in the September 19 governorship election in the state.
Pope Francis has appointed six women to the Vatican's economic council, a first for the financial watchdog overseeing the administrative and financial structures of the Holy See.
Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State, has expressed sympathy with the Ohimege Opanda of Dausu, Alh. Usman Abdullahi, over recent attacks on Dausu in Umaisha Development Area of the state by gunmen.
The Police Command in Nasarawa State has vowed to fish out the killers of the District Head of Odu Village in Nasarawa Local Government Area, Mr Amos Obere.
The Government of Plateau State and the Senator representing Plateau North in the National Assembly, Istifanus Gyang, have said that the people of Plateau will not tolerate any action that will breach the hard-earned peace in the State.
Born to a Belgian father and Nigerian mother, Dessers was handed an invitation for the Africa Cup of Nations tie against Sierra Leone but was denied the chance to make his debut as football and indeed other sports fell victim to the corona-virus pandemic.
Bayern Munich head coach Hansi Flick will not stop 29-year-old midfielder Thiago Alcantara from leaving the Bundesliga champions if that’s what he desires.