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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.
Israeli forces at scene of Palestinian shooting attack near illegal Jewish settlement of Ariel, in occupied West Bank [Ammar Awad-Reuters]

Israeli killed in Palestinian attack in occupied West Bank

At least one Israeli has been killed and two others wounded in a Palestinian attack in the occupied West Bank on Sunday, an Israeli military spokesman said.

Akwa Ibom elections: Ballot box snatcher shot dead in Ukanafun

Soldiers monitoring the conduct of election in Ukanafun have killed a young man as he made away with ballot box at a polling unit in Ikot Udo Ossiom village, Ukanafun council of Akwa Ibom state.

Nigerian Army locks down Abonnema over killing of soldier, six others

Abonnema Community in Akuku Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State is now on lockdown by the Nigeria Army following the death of a soldier and six others in the community.
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Atiku Abubakar criticises President Buhari’s handling of Shiite crisis

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, has condemned the killing of Shiites by the Nigerian Army.

Five dead as Plateau records 17 new cases of Lassa fever

The Plateau State Government on Sunday confirmed that there are 17 new Lassa Fever cases in the state, adding that “five have so far died of the fever in the past few days”.

Lassa fever kills four in Plateau

The incident is coming barely one week after the Nigerian Army announced the death of a soldier in Plateau from the disease.

Nigerian Army: Video clip of soldier complaining of lack of weapon not new

The Nigerian Army has described as old a video clip that has gone viral showing a soldier complaining about lack of weapons to fight the Boko Haram terrorists.
At least 30 Nigerian soldiers have been killed in a gun battle with Boko Haram fighters who overran a military base in the country's northeast, according to military sources.

13 soldiers, one policeman killed as troops confront Boko Haram in Yobe

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said its troops had repelled attack coordinated by Boko Haram insurgents at a military formation in Kukareta, Damaturu Local Government Area of Yobe.
At least 30 Nigerian soldiers have been killed in a gun battle with Boko Haram fighters who overran a military base in the country's northeast, according to military sources.

Nigerian soldier killed in latest Boko Haram attack

Boko Haram jihadists killed one soldier and injured another in an attack on a military base in Nigeria's northeast Borno state, the latest attack in the region, military sources said on Tuesday.

12 soldiers killed, dozens missing in battle with terrorists

At least 12 Nigerian soldiers were killed and dozens of others are missing after fighting with Islamists in Borno State, three military sources said yesterday.

Soldier killed as troops repel attack by insurgents disguised as aid workers

One soldier has been killed as the Nigerian Army has repelled attack by Boko Haram insurgents who disguised as humanitarian workers at Gudunbali community in Borno.

Why many Nigerians are scared of the year 2019

Though the tell-tale signs are there, considering the unusual electoral malpractices in Ekiti, Osun, Kwara and other places where voters have allegedly been brazenly intimidated, disenfranchised and disillusioned.
Indonesian soldiers prepare coffins for construction workers, believed to have been shot dead, in Wamena in Papua province on December 4, 2018. - Indonesia is investigating reports that 31 construction workers were shot dead by separatist rebels in restive Papua province, the public works minister said on December 4, as he halted construction in the area. (Photo by STAF STEEL / AFP)

Indonesia hunts suspects in alleged Papua mass killing

Indonesian soldiers hunted on Wednesday for rebels suspected of killing as many as 24 construction workers in restive Papua province, as an eyewitness account supplied by the military described a grisly mass execution.
Indonesian soldiers prepare coffins for construction workers, believed to have been shot dead, in Wamena in Papua province on December 4, 2018. - Indonesia is investigating reports that 31 construction workers were shot dead by separatist rebels in restive Papua province, the public works minister said on December 4, as he halted construction in the area. (Photo by STAF STEEL / AFP)

Indonesia probes reports dozens of workers shot dead in Papua

An Indonesian soldier was killed while investigating reports that more than two dozen construction workers were shot dead by separatist rebels in restive Papua province, officials said Tuesday.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

To win the war on terror we need opportunities and jobs

In order to defeat terror, Nigeria needs a well thought out anti-terror plan and one thing that must be central to that plan is the buy in of the people because terror can only thrive where there is local support. Take that local support structure away and the terror architecture will collapse like a pack of cards.
Soldiers from both Koreas within the Demilitarized Zone last month. Both sides have taken steps this year to ease tensions on the border, which a North Korean soldier crossed on Saturday. Ministry of National Defense-EPA, via Shutterstock

North Korean soldier defects to South across border

A North Korean soldier defected to South Korea on Saturday across their heavily fortified land border, which the two sides have begun to demilitarise as relations between the Cold War-era foes warm, the South’s military said.

Gombe police arrest soldier, 19 others for armed robbery

The Gombe State Police Command said it had arrested a soldier attached to 301 Artillery Regiment Gombe for alleged armed robbery and 19 others for various offences.

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