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Suicide bomber kills 3 police officers in central Somalia

Somali police say a suicide bomber has killed three police officers including a senior commander in the central city of Galkayo.

UAE stops training Somalia’s military after cash seizure

The United Arab Emirates says it will end its military training mission to Somalia after an incident that saw its soldiers assaulted and $9.6 million seized at an airport in Mogadishu.

Speaker Dogara calls for active vigilance by citizens

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has called for active vigilance by the citizens.

Expect more war, hunger and extremism in 2018 – report

Humanitarian crises around the world will worsen next year, with no let-up in civil wars in Africa, near-famines in war-torn regions and the threat of extremist Islamist violence, a Geneva-based think-tank predicted in a report published on Thursday.

US air strike kills 100 militants in Somalia

The U.S. military said on Tuesday that an air strike targeting an Al-Shabaab camp had killed 100 militants.

US-targeted ISIS in Somalia could be a ‘significant threat’

The Islamic State group's growing presence in Somalia could become a "significant threat" if it attracts fighters fleeing collapsing strongholds in Syria and Iraq, experts say, and already it seems to be influencing local al-Shabaab extremists to adopt tactics like beheadings.

Three US strikes in Somalia kill ‘several’ Shabaab and IS militants

US forces have carried out three strikes in the past two days in Somalia against both the Al-Qaeda affiliated Shabaab group and Islamic State group jihadists, killing several, the military announced on Sunday.

US carries out 3 drone strikes against extremists in Somalia

U.S. forces say they have carried out three drone strikes within 24 hours in Somalia, stepping up their campaign against the Islamic extremist rebels of al-Shabab and the Islamic State group.

US carries out first airstrikes against Islamic State in Somalia

America has carried out its first two airstrikes against Islamic State fighters in Somalia, according to a US security official.

Ousted Somali state president reinstated, declares state of emergency

Ousted president of Somalia’s Galmudug State Ahmed Haaf has declared a three-month state of emergency after he was reinstated amid the political crisis in the semi-autonomous region.

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President Buhari: My government will not tolerate mediocrity under any guise

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Adams Oshiomhole: I didn’t oppress anyone as governor

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Ex-BBNaija housemate Anto to play lead role in ‘Official Couple’

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