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Nigerian Army confirms killing of soldier, two NSCDC operatives in Rivers

A soldier and two operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) were shot dead on Sunday following a gun duel with suspected militants in Rivers.
The Egyptian security forces say it has killed 14 suspected militants during a raid in Sinai Peninsula in response to a deadly checkpoint attack.

14 suspected militants killed in Egypt

The Egyptian security forces say it has killed 14 suspected militants during a raid in Sinai Peninsula in response to a deadly checkpoint attack.
Nineteen suspected jihadists linked to a deadly attack on Coptic Christians in central Egypt have been killed in a shootout with police, the interior ministry said Sunday.

Militants kill eight policemen in Egypt

Militants killed eight Egyptian policemen on Wednesday at a checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula, centre of a long-running jihadist insurgency, the interior ministry said.

18 people killed as al-Shabaab attacks army base in Somalia

Eighteen people were killed when Islamist terrorist group al-Shabaab attacked an army base in southern Somalia, a local official said on Monday.

Ex-militants block East-West road over killings, kidnappings

Aggrieved drivers and ex-militants on Wednesday barricaded a section of the East-West road to protest rising cases of killings, kidnapping, armed robberies and other criminal activities along the gateway road.

Sri Lanka bans face covering after attacks

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday announced a ban on face covering, a week after Islamist militants carried out coordinated suicide bombings that killed 253 people.

37 suspected militants jailed in Mozambique

Thirty-seven people in Mozambique have been sentenced for involvement in recent militants attacks in the country’s North, a court official said on Friday.

Blast, gunfire as attackers hit Afghan communications ministry in central Kabul

Gunmen attacked the communications ministry in the centre of Kabul on Saturday, interrupting months of relative calm in the Afghan capital and underlining security threats that have continued in spite of efforts to open peace talks with the Taliban.
Boko Haram

Boko Haram invades Chibok as community marks 5th anniversary of schoolgirls’ abduction

Boko Haram militants on Sunday invaded a village at Chibok in Borno state while members of the Abducted Chibok Girls Parents’ Movement for Rescue were commemorating the fifth anniversary of their abducted daughters.
Some of the 82 released Chibok girls waiting before a meeting with Nigeria's President at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, on May 7, 2017. AFP

Why Chibok parents turning to TB Joshua to find daughters

The parents of the Chibok girls are worried that an unseen force, beyond Boko Haram, could be behind the troubles they have experienced in the past five years since their daughters were stolen from school in north-eastern Nigeria.
Leah Sharibu

Presidency: Why Leah Sharibu is still being held by Boko Haram

The Nigerian Presidency has explained why Boko Haram terrorists have not released Leah Sharibu, captured last year February from Science Secondary School in Dapchi, Yobe state.
Civilians approach security officers to be questioned at a roadblock near the site where gunmen abducted two Cuban doctors as they were on their way to work, in Mandera county, Kenya, April 12, 2019.

Al-Shabab abducts two Cuban doctors in Kenya

Al-Shabab militants are suspected in the abduction of two Cuban doctors working in Mandera, a Kenyan town on the border with Somalia. Kenyan police say the two were abducted at 9 a.m. Friday and taken into Somali territory.

Officials: Bomb kills 16 in Pakistan’s market

A bomb hidden between bags of potatoes at an outdoor Pakistani market killed at least 16 people on Friday, half of them ethnic Hazaras, officials said, in an attack apparently aimed at minority Shi’ite Muslims.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

Senator Saraki: Education crucial for peace, security, rule of law

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has reiterated the importance of education in ensuring peace, security and rule of law in any society.

JTF: Military destroys major militant camps in Niger Delta

Rear Admiral Apochi Suleiman, the outgoing Commander, Joint Military Task Force (JTF) code-named “Operation Delta Safe” on Sunday said that the task force has destroyed and dislodged major militant camps in the Niger Delta, thereby boosting security in the region.

Rear Admiral Apochi: JTF made oil theft unattractive in Niger Delta

The newly redeployed Commander, Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta, Rear Admiral Suleiman Apochi, at the weekend handed over to his successor, maintaining that he had made illegal oil bunkering difficult for militants in the region.
Boko Haram

Boko Haram terrorists attack Borno communities

Residents of Kofa/Maikadiri village of Askira Uba Local Government Area of Borno State in northeast Nigeria have said that, they all slept in the bushes after they were forced to flee their homes last night as a result of an attack by Boko Haram militants who stormed the village at about 8:00pm on Monday.
Dozens of security forces have died as a result of Taliban attacks in recent months [Rahmat Gul-AP Photo]

Taliban attack leaves six Pakistani soldiers dead

Six soldiers are dead after Taliban militants stormed a paramilitary checkpoint in the south-western Pakistani province of Balochistan, officials said on Wednesday.

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Nigerian Army confirms killing of soldier, two NSCDC operatives in Rivers

A soldier and two operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) were shot dead on Sunday following a gun duel with suspected militants in Rivers.

N450 million fraud: Court adjoins until June 19 for Dele Belgore, ex-minister’s trial

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Borno SEMA gives update on Boko Haram suicide attack, confirms dozens dead

The Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Monday said 30 persons lost their lives while 42 others were injured when three suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers detonated Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Mandarari community of Konduga local government area.