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Three militia caught trying to attack Wukari village

The chairman of Wukari local government area, Mr. Adi Daniel, has revealed that three suspected militia were arrested by soldiers while trying to attack Rafin Kada village in Wukari local government area of Taraba state on Wednesday

Militia releases nearly 900 children in Nigeria

A local militia group that supports the Nigerian government in the fight against Boko Haram insurgents has released nearly 900 children, the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) said Friday.
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APC chieftain raises the alarm on alleged plot to eliminate him

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has raised the alarm on the plot to eliminate him and members of his family by APC’s Senator Magnus Abe (Rivers Southeast) and his allies.

Expert: Educational, cultural reforms will combat terrorism in Africa

Dr Anwar Moghith, Director, National Center for Translation, Egypt, has called for reforms in educational and cultural sectors in Africa to boost efforts aimed at combating terrorism in the continent.
A Boko Haram terrorist retrieved from the bush by Nigerian troops

Troops eliminate 5 militia, avert conflict between 2 Tiv clans

The Nigerian Army said on Tuesday that troops of 72 Special Forces (SF) Battalion in Makurdi killed suspected mercenaries and averted a clash between two Tiv clans – the Shitile and the Ikyora.

Residents shot, houses burnt in fresh attacks on Taraba

The Chairman of Wukari Local Government Area in Taraba State, Mr. Adi Daniel, has alerted on fresh attacks by Tiv militia in Wukari town.

Two killed in suicide attack in Borno

Two people, including a soldier and a vigilante, were killed when two female suicide bombers detonated their explosives in Borno state, military and militia sources said Friday.
The US military said Sunday it had temporarily pulled some of its forces out of Libya amid an upsurge of fighting in the North African country.

US pulls some troops out of Libya amid unrest

The US military said Sunday it had temporarily pulled some of its forces out of Libya amid an upsurge of fighting in the North African country.

UN chief to meet eastern Libyan strongman as fighters close in on Tripoli

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was due to meet Eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar in Benghazi on Friday as fighters close in on Tripoli.

Mali sacks senior army officers, dissolves militia after massacre

Mali’s government on Sunday announced the sacking of senior military officers and the dissolution of a militia, a day after the massacre of more than 130 Muslims, including women and children.
The hundreds of Southern Kaduna indigenes has stormed Abuja the nation’s capital for the mass protest over the incessant and gruesome killings of their members in Kajuru Local Government Area (LGA) by persons suspected to be herdsmen.

Southern Kaduna protests in Abuja over Kajuru killings

The hundreds of Southern Kaduna indigenes has stormed Abuja the nation’s capital for the mass protest over the incessant and gruesome killings of their members in Kajuru Local Government Area (LGA) by persons suspected to be herdsmen.

Five killed, 20 injured as vehicle hits landmine in Borno

Five farmers were killed on Wednesday when their vehicle hit a landmine near Maiduguri, militia and residents said.
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Thirteen killed after DR Congo jailbreak – prison chief

Thirteen people were killed in a jailbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo's central Kasai region, the head of the prison said Saturday.
US-made Oshkosh armoured vehicles were given to the Abu al-Abbas Brigade in Taiz, CNN reported [Al Jazeera]

Report: Saudi Arabia, UAE gave US arms to al-Qaeda-linked groups

Saudi Arabia and its coalition partner in Yemen, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reportedly transferred US-made weapons to al-Qaeda-linked groups and a Salafi militia whose commander who once "served with" the Yemeni branch of ISIL, a CNN investigation has found.

Nigerian Army: Boko Haram threatens civilians to vacate homes in Borno

Boko Haram fighters have told civilians in northeast Nigeria to leave their homes, the army said on Thursday, as tensions mount in the long-running conflict.
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Hundreds flee after Boko Haram burns Borno village

Hundreds fled late on Sunday after Boko Haram burned their homes near Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, residents told AFP.
UN peacekeepers patrol the border with Israel near the village of Kfar Kila, Lebanon on December 4 [Ali Hashisho-Reuters]

Israel warns Hezbollah against approaching cross-border tunnels

Israel’s military on Tuesday warned the Lebanese militia, Hezbollah, against approaching the border fence, hours after it launched an operation to “expose and thwart” cross-border tunnels built by the group.

UN: Death toll in CAR clashes rises to 48

At least 48 people were killed in clashes between Christian and Muslim-dominated militias in a restive Central African Republic town last week, according to an internal UN report seen on Monday by AFP.

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Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda as virus spreads from DRC

A five-year-old boy in Uganda has died of Ebola, the health minister told AFP on Wednesday, as his grandmother and younger brother also tested positive for the virus after joining the child on a visit to neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.
The woman who has accused Brazilian football star Neymar of rape, Najila Trindade Mendes de Souza, is carried out of a Sao Paulo police station by her lawyer Danilo Garcia de Andrade — he has now abandoned her as a client

Neymar’s rape accuser abandoned by third lawyer

The woman who has accused Brazilian football star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel has been dropped by a third lawyer – the latest twist in a scandal that has gripped the country.
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Generals Gowon, Abdulsalami, others absent at maiden June 12 celebration

None of the former heads of state and presidents was present at the commemoration of the maiden edition of the newly recognised June 12 Democracy Day celebration on Wednesday.
Enyimba beat FC Ifeanyi Ubah 3-1 to climb on top of log table in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super Six on Monday at the Agege Stadium.

Enyimba win 2018/19 Nigeria league title

Enyimba International FC beat Akwa United 3-0 to end the NPFL Super Six Championship Playoffs with 12 points from 5 matches and claim the 2018/2019 Nigeria Professional Football League title.

AFCON: Guinea gamble on fitness of Liverpool star Naby Keita

Guinea have chosen Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita for the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt this month despite concerns about his thigh injury.