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Two Nigerian soldiers were killed on Saturday in a roadside mine explosion in the restive northeast near the border with Cameroon as troops repelled a jihadist attack on a base in the region, military sources said.
Two soldiers killed as suspected Boko Haram fighters loyal to factional leader Abubakar Shekau attack military base in Borno
The Nigerian Army has mobilised a reinforcement of troops to fortify Jakana, a town in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State.
The number of soldiers killed in a Boko Haram attack on a military base in northeast Nigeria's Yobe state has risen to eight, security sources said Tuesday.
In order to defeat terror, Nigeria needs a well thought out anti-terror plan and one thing that must be central to that plan is the buy in of the people because terror can only thrive where there is local support. Take that local support structure away and the terror architecture will collapse like a pack of cards.
As Nigeria prepares for general elections in February, a series of attacks by Boko Haram has focused attention on the security situation in the country.
Boko Haram jihadists have killed three soldiers in an attack on a military base in northeast Nigeria's Borno state near Lake Chad, military and civilian sources said.
Boko Haram jihadists have killed four farmers near the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, in the latest bloodshed in the restive region, witnesses and a local militia leader said on Monday.
Nigerian troops fighting on the frontlines of the Boko Haram conflict have released a video claiming dozens had died in a recent attack and deploring the poor state of their equipment.
The Islamic State group has claimed to have killed 118 people in its self-styled West Africa province in the last week, after a series of attacks against military bases in northeast Nigeria that have raised fears of a resurgent Boko Haram.
A disturbing video has been released by Boko Haram which shows how the terrorists carried out an attack on a military formation, killing a large number of Nigerian soldiers.
Nigeria's main opposition party has called the government to account for its record on tackling Boko Haram, after at least 44 soldiers were killed at the weekend.
Boko Haram terrorists have reportedly killed 53 soldiers and farmers in three days of attacks in Nigeria’s troubled northeast region.
At least 53 people, made up of Nigerian soldiers and farmers were killed by insurgent group Boko Haram in three days of attacks in Borno State, AFP reported yesterday, quoting security sources.
Boko Haram jihadists at the weekend attacked three military bases in northeast Nigeria, putting the spotlight on insecurity in Nigeria just three months before presidential polls.
The Nigerian Army has uncovered a new terrorist group, Jama’atu Nus’ratul-Islami Wal-Muslimina, believed to be operating in the North-East of the country, and vowed to fight the group with “advanced technologies.”
Senator Ben Murray Bruce’s Akassa kinsmen have vowed to reject the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), preferring to vote for the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February 16, Nembe/Brass Federal Constituency contest.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has shown concern at the growing popularity of rap music. Due to its growing popularity, he advised that the government control it and channel it to ensure that it does not promote moral decadence.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he had issued a warning to Hamas after recent deadly attacks in the occupied West Bank, including two shootings claimed by the Islamist movement.
All Progressives Congress (APC) members, supporters, bigwigs and enthusiasts from across the nine LGAs of Kogi East senatorial district gathered at the weekend in the ancient town of Anyigba, Dekina LGA for official flag off of campaign for the zone.
The Women Trafficking and Child Labour Eradication Foundation has called for an aggressive grassroots sensitisation as a panacea to the ills of human trafficking in the societies.
“My Food Bank’’, an initiative of young Nigerians to address the problem of food security in the country has been launched by President Muhammadu Buhari.
LeBron James won the final instalment of his long rivalry with Dwyane Wade on Monday, scoring 28 points as the Los Angeles Lakers held on for a 108-105 victory over the Miami Heat at the Staples Center.
Super Eagles skipper Ahmed Musa goal drought continues as he fired blank in Al Nasr Riyadh 4-0 win over Al Raed in Saudi top flight League played on Friday.
The UN statement late on Monday condemned the killing as "particularly abhorrent", without providing further details. The six were captured on October 28 during an attack on the town of al-Fuqaha.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that the Abuja-Kaduna standard gauge train service is “safe, pleasant, predictable and timely”.