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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest soldiers, 5 others over bullion van robbery

A crack team of Police detectives have arrested seven armed robbers including a serving and dismissed soldiers for alleged robbery of a bullion van in Abakaliki, the capital of Ebonyi State.
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NDLEA arrests soldier with arms, cannabis

A 25 year old soldier, Mohammed Kashim, has been arrested in Yobe State in possession of arms and some quantity of cannabis sativa, otherwise known as Indian hemp.

Drunk soldier kills 13 civilians in DR Congo

A drunken soldier in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s troubled east opened fire on passers-by, killing at least 13 people including a two-year-old girl and seven women, sources said on Friday.

Congo soldier shoots dead 12 in drunken rampage

A soldier shot dead 12 people and injured nine others during a drunken rampage in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday evening, regional authorities said.

Soldier kills senior officer in Borno

A soldier in 202 Battalion of 21 Special Armoured Brigade Bama, Borno State, has killed an officer, Lt. Babakaka Ngorgi.
5. The truce-seeking trip of President Muhammadu Buhari to the Malian capital of Bamako on Thursday ended without a deal to soothe the country’s escalating political crisis.

Mali crisis: President Buhari’s meeting with other leaders ends in stalemate

The truce-seeking trip of President Muhammadu Buhari to the Malian capital of Bamako on Thursday ended without a deal to soothe the country’s escalating political crisis.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army honours soldier who rescued 27 students from burning vehicle

The Nigerian Army on Saturday honoured a soldier who rescued twenty-seven students from a burning vehicle in Zaria.
A soldier of the FARDC (Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo) takes cover during exchanges of fire with members of the ADF (Allied Democratic Forces) in Opira. Alain Wandimoyi-AFP

DR Congo troops kill Angolan soldier in border incident

An Angolan soldier was killed on Sunday by DR Congo troops after a tense incident and an exchange of gunfire along their border, according to local DR Congo officials.

Kenyan soldier who died of coronavirus laid to rest, villagers kept off

A Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldier who died of Covid-19 has been buried at his Olenguruone home in Nakuru County.
The General Officer Commanding(GOC), 8 Division, Sokoto, Major General Hakeem Otiki, has been placed under house arrest, Daily Sun has gathered.

Missing N400 million: Army court martial set to deliver judgement on General Otiki

The General Court Martial set up by the Nigerian army to try one of its officers Major-General Hakeem Otiki, is set to deliver judgement.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Dismissed soldier, partner arrested with 1,200kg of indian hemp

A dismissed soldier was yesterday arrested while conveying 1,200 Kilograms of substance suspected to be Indian hemp and other hard drugs, to the Ikorodu area of Lagos.
Thousands of Ugandans have been displaced from their homes after heavy rains hit the East African country.

Death and destruction as floods hit western Uganda

Thousands of Ugandans have been displaced from their homes after heavy rains hit the East African country.
The North Central Office of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), said it had begun an investigation into the killing of Rinji Bala, a 300 level student of the University of Jos.

NHRC investigates killing of student in Plateau

The National Human Rights Commission has started investigating the killing of a 20-year-old undergraduate of University of Jos, Rinji Bala, with a view to bringing the perpetrators to book.
A former U.S. soldier captured in Venezuela said on Wednesday that he had been contracted by a Florida security firm to seize control of Caracas’ airport and bring in a plane to fly President Nicolas Maduro to the United States.

Venezuela exposes ‘Washington-backed plot’ to oust Nicolas Maduro

A former U.S. soldier captured in Venezuela said on Wednesday that he had been contracted by a Florida security firm to seize control of Caracas’ airport and bring in a plane to fly President Nicolas Maduro to the United States.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Nigerian soldier ‘shot dead’ by police officer

The slain soldier, a lance corporal, was rushed to Our Lady Hospital, Bomadi, where he died from the assault, our sources said.

Tension as policeman kills soldier in Delta community

There is pandemonium in Bomadi, headquarters of Bomadi council area of Delta state, as a soldier, attached to the Joint Task Force, JTF, Bomadi Division, Thursday, was shot dead by a policeman attached to SARS.
Omoyele Sowore

Omoyele Sowore disowns message calling for mass murder of political actors

Activist and convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore, has disowned a voice note circulating on popular social media platform, Whatsapp, asking Nigerians to embark in mass murder of political figures.
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Soldier, six terrorists killed in Burkina Faso clashes

A Burkina Faso soldier and six “terrorist” insurgents were killed in clashes in the north of the country Sunday, the army chief said in a statement.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

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