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Borno State governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has reiterated that the war on insurgency would have been over but for sabotage.
Boko Haram jihadists killed at least 10 civilians and kidnapped seven others in an attack on a village in the restive Lake Chad region on Friday, an army officer and local official said.
Dissatisfied that security agencies cannot protect Christians from the raging killings in Southern Kaduna and many parts of the country, the National Christian Elders Forum, NCEF, has urged Christians to defend themselves and avert certain death in the hands of “jihadists.”
Presidents from five West African countries arrive in Mali on Thursday to try to negotiate an end to a political crisis that has rocked the country and raised fears it could undermine a regional fight against Islamist militants.
Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz Ag Mohamed Ag Mahmoud, 42, has been charged with war crimes, crimes against humanity, rape and sexual slavery.
Jihadists shot dead 10 Nigerian soldiers in two incidents in the country's restive northeast on Monday, security sources said.
The road, newsmen gathered that, it was used during the reign of Gwandu’s jihadists of 18th century and has been abandoned as mere path from Falili village/Dandema to Argungu town, by previous administration before Bagudu’s administration approved its construction after it’s was recommended.
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.
A military outpost in Niger’s Diffa region that has long been a target of jihadist fighters came under major attack overnight, local sources said on Tuesday, with an unknown number of troops killed.
The Egyptian army killed two suspected jihadists on Friday in restive North Sinai, a day after a blast targeted an armoured vehicle, a military spokesperson said.
Nigeria on Monday confirmed its first coronavirus infection in the insurgency-hit northeast of the country, after a medic with Doctors Without Borders (MSF) died from Covid-19.
A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Richard Akinjide, who died on April 22, was buried on Thursday in Ibadan, his family said.
Apple has removed Epic Games’ battle royale Fortnite from the App Store after the developer on Thursday implemented its own in-app payment system that bypassed Apple’s standard 30 percent fee.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in collaboration with International Organisation for Migration is conducting a pilot survey on the above named subject matter in Edo, Delta, Lagos and Imo states.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared August 23 a day of collective intercessory prayer for Nigeria over insecurity situation in the country.
The Chief of Staff to the President, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, on Thursday, received some traditional rulers from Anambra State at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara said on Tuesday that it it has become evident that some politicians are exploiting the security challenges in the country for political gains.
Peter Clever Okoro Esq., Director, Legal Services, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, in a letter dated July 5 addressed to Senator Peter Nwaoboshi asked him to refund N2.552 billion within two weeks
In what looked like a declaration of war with his friend of many years, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has hit at the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) led by the immediate past governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko.
Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers, on Wednesday, invaded the residence of Nasarawa State correspondent of The Nation Newspaper, Mr Linus Oota.
Dr Sani Aliyu, the Coordinator, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, has said that positive cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) gradually coming down as the daily results now revolves around 400.