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The Multinational Joint Task Force in collaboration with the National Air Task Force has destroyed equipment and neutralised terrorists belonging to the Islamic State of West Africa Province in parts of Borno State and Chad Republic.
Fierce clashes between a regional force and IS-affiliated fighters in northeast Nigeria left 25 soldiers and at least 40 jihadists dead, two military sources and a militia leader said Thursday.
The Executive Secretary of the Lake Chad Basin Commission, Mamman Nuhu, has said unless the four nations directly affected by the Boko Haram insurgency collaborate, the move to end insecurity in the region would be fruitless.
National Assembly leadership: Former governors endorse Senator Lawan, Rep Gbajabiamila – Kashim Shettima
The Borno state Governor, Kashim Shettima, has revealed that former governors in the ninth National Assembly have endorsed the candidature of Senator Ahmed Lawan for the seat of Senate President.
President Muhammadu Buhari has traced the infiltration of small arms to Nigeria, which end up in the hands of militia forces, bandits and insurgents groups to countries bordering Sahel and sub Saharan nations.
President Idris Deby Itno of Chad on Saturday in N’Djamena, advocated for the relocation of the Secretariat of the Community of Sahel–Saharan States (CEN SAD) away from Libya.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in N’Djamena, the Chadian capital stressed the need for wider cooperation among countries of Sahel and Saharan regions to counter the infiltration of small arms to Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja Saturday for N’Djamena, capital of Chad Republic, to participate in the Extraordinary Session of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD).
The delegation of seven-time African champions, Egypt, has arrived Nigeria for Tuesday’s high-profile friendly against Nigeria’s Super Eagles.
The deposed leader of an IS-backed faction of Boko Haram has been detained by more radical elements who seized control of the group, the AFP has reported, quoting three different sources.
The Chadian military on Saturday said it had captured more than 250 rebels, including some top leaders, after an operation against an convoy of militants trying to cross into the country from Libya in late January that also involved French airstrikes.
Landlocked Chad and the Central African Republic have dispatched senior customs officials to Cameroon to look into allegations of corruption in the Atlantic Coast port of Douala.
The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) on Sunday called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to resist pressure from those bent on sabotaging 2019 elections.
Former Emir of Bakura in Zamfara, Alhaji Hassan Marafa has emerged as the Deputy Chairman of the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Oyo State Governor, Mr Seyi Makinde, has described his victory at the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal as the triumph of truth over falsehood.
Google on Monday sent out invitations to an October 15 event starring “things Made by Google,” with a new Pixel smartphone expected in the line-up.
The House of Representatives ad hoc committee on abandoned Projects in Niger Delta has discovered that a total of 1,723 contractors had collected a total of N70.495 billion without mobilising to the site.
Gary Neville has branded Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola a disgrace and urged his former club to no longer negotiate with the Italian.
Tens of thousands of Algerians marched in the capital on Friday to demand that the rest of the ruling elite follow former President, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, in quitting power before any new election.
President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa has dispatched three special envoys to seven African countries to deliver messages of pan-African unity and solidarity following xenophobic attacks in South Africa, the Presidency said on Sunday.
The Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), Oyo State chapter, has congratulated Gov. Seyi Makinde on the occasion of his 100 days in office, according to a statement issued on Friday in Ibadan by the state Chairman, Prince Ayodeji Abass-Aleshinloye.
Kevin De Bruyne has revealed he would like to join former team-mate Vincent Kompany at Anderlecht when he leaves Manchester City.
Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Kafayat Ogunsola, on Tuesday said mental disorder accounts for 90 per cent of rampant suicide cases in the country.