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A joint operation by the Malian army and the French anti-jihadist force Barkhane, underway in northeastern Mali, has resulted in the “neutralization” of some 20 jihadists, the Malian Armed Forces (FAMa) announced Saturday evening.

Twenty jihadists ‘neutralized’ in French-Malian counter-terrorism operation

A joint operation by the Malian army and the French anti-jihadist force Barkhane, underway in northeastern Mali, has resulted in the “neutralization” of some 20 jihadists, the Malian Armed Forces (FAMa) announced Saturday evening.

Nigerian Army court-martials 14 soldiers for kidnapping, murder

The 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, this morning court-martialed 14 soldiers, consisting of three officers and eleven men, for kidnapping, murder, attempted murder and other offences.

Kano government to build Army training center worth N318 million in Falgore forest

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, said on Friday that the state government would spend over N318 million on the construction of an Army training center in Falgore Forest, which was turned into a hideout by criminals.
Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun has urged the Chief of Army Staff , Lt.- Gen. Tukur Buratai, to speed up action on the joint security team to combat rising security challenge in the state.

Governor Oyetola meets President Buratai over security in Osun

Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun has urged the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.- Gen. Tukur Buratai, to speed up action on the joint security team to combat rising security challenge in the state.

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
Troops of the Nigerian army wiped out a band of Boko Haram terrorists who attempted to attack Damaturu, the capital of Yobe on Tuesday.

Troops repel Boko Haram attack on Madagali

Soldiers Tuesday repelled an attack by Boko Haram at Gulak, Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says in spite of pocket of attacks by remnant of Boko Haram terrorists in Borno North, the army is tightening the noose against them

General Buratai visits troops in war fronts during Sallah

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai has visited troops of Operation Hadarin Daji at their headquarters in Gusau , Zamfara state as part of efforts to boost their morale.

Troops neutralise 20 Boko Haram terrorists in Lake Chad

Troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force have neutralised 20 Boko Haram Terrorists at the fringes of the Lake Chad in a renewed effort to end the activities of the terrorists in the area, the spokesman of the Force, Col Timothy Antigha, announced on Monday.

Three injured as cultists, vigilantes clash in Edo

Three persons were injured on Saturday in a clash among suspected cultists and vigilantes at Fugar in Estako Central Local Government Area of Edo State.
Smoke billows following reported Syrian government forces’ bombardment on the town of Khan Sheikhun in the southern countryside of the jihadist-held Idlib province, on June 1, 2019. (Photo by Anas AL-dyab - AFP)

Ten killed in Israeli attack in Syria following rocket fire

Israel carried out air strikes in Syria on Sunday in response to rare rocket fire from the neighbouring country, its military said, with a war monitor reporting 10 killed including Syrian soldiers and foreign fighters.
Angola on Saturday prepared to bury rebel leader Jonas Savimbi, in his home village at a public funeral, an important sign for national reconciliation seventeen years after the end of a bloody civil war.

Angola rebel chief Jonas Savimbi gets public burial 17 years after death

Thousands of supporters of Angola’s former rebel leader Jonas Savimbi rallied for his public reburial on Saturday, 17 years after he was killed by troops in a shootout that marked the end of the country’s devastating civil war.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana, others urge federal government to fight insecurity

Pro-democracy group and rights activists have urged the Federal Government to tackle insecurity and rising youth unemployment in the country.
Sudanese demonstrators protest outside the defence ministry in Khartoum on April 12, 2019. Reuters

Pregnant woman killed in Sudan after security forces clash

A pregnant woman was killed in the Sudanese capital after a firefight broke out between members of the country's security forces.
Gambia Court

Eight Gambian soldiers jailed over coup plot

A Gambian military court on Monday sentenced seven soldiers to nine years in jail for plotting to overthrow President Adama Barrow, and handed a three-year prison term to another.

Myanmar soldiers jailed for Rohingya massacre freed after months

Myanmar has granted early release to seven soldiers jailed for the killing of 10 Rohingya men and boys during a 2017 military crackdown in the western state of Rakhine, two prison officials, two former fellow inmates and one of the soldiers told Reuters news agency.
Four soldiers and a cameraman died on Saturday night from an attack by Boko Haram on the northern shore of Lake Chad.

Blast kills Chad soldiers, journalist after Boko Haram attack

Four Chadian soldiers and a television reporter were killed when their vehicle hit a mine on a road in eastern Chad, security sources said Sunday.
Boko Haram

Five dead in Boko Haram attack on Chadian army base

Four soldiers and a cameraman died on Saturday night from an attack by Boko Haram on the northern shore of Lake Chad.
Sagir Musa

Nigerian Army faults report of killing of soldiers in Borno

The Nigerian Army has described as untrue a published report making round, that 25 soldiers were killed in Borno State on Saturday.

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Police arrest six suspected telecom mast vandals in Rivers

Rivers Police Command has arrested six suspected mast vandals in Rumuokoro, Obio/Akpor area of Rivers.

Former Governor Dankwambo shuns Gombe government’s committee

The Committee recently inaugurated by Governor Mohammed Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State to recover Government property illegally acquired by officials of past administration has revealed how the former Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, shunned them and whisked away with five exotic cars including an amoured bulletproof car.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

Osun guber: Supreme Court hears Senator Adeleke’s appeal Monday

The Supreme Court has scheduled hearing for Monday in the appeal filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ademola Adeleke, in the September 2018 governorship election in Osun State.

Police confirm murder of 34 persons by bandits in Zamfara

The police in Zamfara have confirmed the killing of 34 persons following an attack in Tungar Kafau and Gidan Wawa communities in Shinkafi Local Government Areas of the state.
Bayern Munich forward Franck Ribery

Franck Ribery targets managerial role with Bayern Munich

Franck Ribery will end a 12-year stint as a player with Bayern Munich when his contract expires with the Bundesliga champions on June 30, though the former France international has said that he hopes to one day return to the Allianz Arena in a different capacity.