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Hundreds of Somali forces who back the opposition began returning to their barracks on Friday after reaching an agreement with the prime minister following clashes over the tenure of the president, a spokesman for the troops said.
Less than 48 hours after the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, renamed Operation ‘Lafiya Dole’ (OLD) to Operation ‘Hadin Kai’ for mobilizing critical stakeholders’ in the fight against Boko Haram terrorists, residents have started providing useful information to the military in their communities.
The abducted student of Kings School, otherwise known as Capro Secondary Mission School located at Gana Ropp in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State have regained their freedom, the military authorities have confirmed.
India’s coronavirus death toll neared the bleak milestone of 200,000 with another 2,771 fatalities reported on Tuesday, while its armed forces pledged urgent medical aid to help battle the staggering spike in infections
Suspected IPOB militants on Saturday night killed two soldiers and three police officers at Omagwa, Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State.
President Joe Biden announced a new goal to sharply cut down US greenhouse gas emissions this decade. The country’s new mandate is to reduce planet-heating gases by 50 to 52 percent of what the US emitted in 2005.
Ijaw youths from the nine states of the Niger Delta region have asked the federal government to retun all property seized from ex-militant leader High Chief Government Ekpemukpolo, commonly known as “Tompolo”.
Nigerian military campaign against insurgency, kidnapping, banditry and other threats to national security is set to get an unprecedented boost from media partnership with authorities of the 774 local government area councils in the country and other strategic stakeholders.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has apologized to the bereaved families of the 12 soldiers who were ambushed and killed about a week ago by armed bandits at Bonta community in Konshisha Local Government Area, LGA, of the state.
The House of Representatives on Wednesday had constructive engagements with the US Department of State to review the relationship between both countries with specific regards on how to tackle the debilitating security situation in the country.
Minister of Defence, Major General Salihi Magashi (rtd), has said thatt Nigeria is in a critical situation following resurging terrorists’ attacks, banditry and abductions spread across the nation.
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, has implored members of the Bayelsa State Executive Council not to define their relationship with Governor Douye Diri along the lines of financial gains.
President Joe Biden’s triple stumble on Air Force One on Friday was due to windy conditions, the White House said.
A report on state TV described the base as a “missile city” and showed rows of what looked like missiles in a depot with cement walls. It did not give any details on its location.
The Nigerian Army has buried a commanding officer and four other soldiers killed in the attack on the military base in Marte local government of Borno state.
Former President, Goodluck Jonathan, has described education as the key to nation-building and manpower development.
Ivory Coast security forces have seized just over 1 tonne of cocaine in a night operation in a northern district of the commercial capital Abidjan, the West African nation’s gendarmerie said on Thursday.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says that Nigeria’s outlook remains challenging and charged the federal government to urgently undertake policy adjustments.
A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, APC, in Abia State, Prince Benjamin Apugo, has boasted that the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, would be completely wiped out by APC in the South East zone in 2023.
The Minister of State for Power, Mr Goddy Agba, says the ministry will continue to support the Federal Government’s policies on diversification of the energy sector.
Joseph Akpala has given a reason why he believes fellow countryman David Okereke, who has struggled at Club Brugge, would have been a big hit at another Belgian club, Genk.
Senator Bola Tinubu has commiserated with Pastor Enoch Adeboye, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, over the death of his son, Pastor Oluwadamilare Adeboye, known as Dare.
Over 17 500 people have fled their homes in jihadist-hit Burkina Faso in the last 10 days after attacks that claimed at least 45 lives, the United Nations said Friday.
Last weekend’s Premier League clash with Liverpool had to be postponed due to protests in and around Old Trafford against the Glazer family’s ownership of the club and their recent involvement in plans for a European Super League.
The Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry Enugu, Nigeria (AMEN) Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka, has attacked his own constituency, The Catholic Church, accusing the leadership of the Catholic diocese of Enugu of wanting to shutdown his ministry.
Halima Cisse, 25, gave birth on Tuesday to five girls and four boys in a Moroccan hospital where she had been admitted, the Malian Health Minister Fanta Siby said in a statement.
A dozen children crowd around plastic tables in the Majidun neighbourhood of Lagos. Intently focused on plastic mats printed with chess boards, the children thoughtfully move pieces on the board as supervisors observe their moves.
Two of the Abia State University students who were abducted on Wednesday evening have escaped from their abductors, the Commissioner for Information in the state, John Kalu, has said.
The Presidency on Tuesday warned that it will deal decisively with any group that does anything to undermine the democratically elected government in the country. even if some unruly feathers would be ruffled in the process.