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The Nigerian Army said on Tuesday that troops of 72 Special Forces (SF) Battalion in Makurdi killed suspected mercenaries and averted a clash between two Tiv clans – the Shitile and the Ikyora.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has called on anyone with evidence that innocent civilians were targeted by the NAF during its recent air strikes in Zamfara, to produce such evidence.
The Nigerian Air Force has said its Special Forces team successfully repelled attacks by bandits who attempted to invade Hayin Mahe and Hayin Kanawa Villages in Gusau Local Government Area of Zamfara.
Troops of the 72 Special Forces Battalion killed one of the suspected armed robbers dressed in military camouflage, robbing motorists on Yelwata-Kadarko road on the Nasarawa and Benue border.
Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday accused the United States and its NATO allies of discussing how to arm the opposition in Venezuela.
The Nigerian Army on Sunday said its troops had killed eight Boko Haram insurgents in a fresh encounter with the terrorists in Baga, Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno.
Two soldiers paid the supreme price in a fierce battle with Boko Haram terrorists in Baga town of Kukawa local government area of Borno state, officials said.
Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, the umbrella body of opposition parties in the country, has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari is adamant on retaining the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, beyond his legal tenure because he is drilling a special force to help the ruling party rig the 2019 elections.
The Federal Government has boasted that President Muhammadu Buhari would win the 2019 presidential election with a margin higher than the score line he recorded in 2015 poll to beat then President Goodluck Jonathan.
The Nigerian Army has challenged its Special Forces to prove that they have better training and tactics than terrorists by making the difference and positive impact in the ongoing counter-terrorism operations.
The Nigerian Army has expressed readiness to collaborate with the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on training, intelligence, radio communication and logistics support for its personnel.
No fewer than 4,534 delegates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are set to elect a candidate that will fly its flag in the 2019 general elections in the state.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has charged troops of `Operation Safe Haven’ to be aggressive and decisive in dealing with armed bandits and other criminal elements operating in Plateau State.
A Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, on Thursday caused upset in Bayelsa State ahead of the Saturday governorship election following its judgement nullifying the primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that produced Chief David Lyon as the party’s candidate.
The Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has rejected the purported suspension of the State Chairman of the party, Mr Anselm Ojezua by the National Working Committee.
A member of the House of Representatives Honourable Gudaji Kazure has faulted the N1.3 trillion budget of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), for the 2020 fiscal year, describing it as outrageous and wasteful.
Real Madrid's Thibaut Courtois has claimed his status as "one of the best goalkeepers in the world" brought unwarranted criticism in the early part of the new campaign.
Italy was poised to declare a state of emergency for Venice Thursday after an exceptional tide surged through churches, shops and homes, causing millions of euros worth of damage to the UNESCO city.
Tensions have flared in Lebanon after President Michel Aoun urged protesters to go home, sparking a new wave of demonstrations during which a man was shot and killed after a soldier opened fire to disperse people blocking roads south of the capital, Beirut.
The governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi, on Thursday reacted to the collapsed building in Akaeze community, Ivo LGA which resulted to death of three siblings in the state.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has urged Muslims in the country to uphold the principles of unity, peace and tolerance practiced by Prophet Muhammad as the faithful mark Eid el Maulud.
Under-fire Arsenal boss Unai Emery has insisted that he has the full backing of the club's board despite a poor run of form leading to calls for the three-time Europa League-winning manager to be sacked.
Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh is presiding over his last Divine Commonwealth Conference (DIVCCON 2019) in Abuja, in his capacity as the Primate of Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion). The week long event has as theme “O God, our help in ages past”.