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A Nigerian, Alabi Lateef was also a survivor of the massacre at Linwood Masjid, the second mosque attacked by white terrorist Brenton Tarrant.

Nigerian, Ethiopian survivors recount horrific New Zealand mosques attack

As the bullets tore into worshippers during Friday prayers at Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, taxi driver AbdulKadir Ababora from Ethiopia threw himself to the floor and wedged himself under a bookshelf used to hold Korans, praying he would see his wife and kids again.
The Imam of one of the Christchurch, New Zealand mosques attacked by a terrorist on Friday is a Nigerian.

How Nigerian Imam escaped death in New Zealand mosque attack

The Imam of one of the Christchurch, New Zealand mosques attacked by a terrorist on Friday is a Nigerian.
Masood Azhar

India ‘disappointed’ as China foils bid to blacklist JeM chief

India said it was "disappointed" by China's move to once again stall its bid to blacklist Masood Azhar, the leader of a Pakistan-based armed group that claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing in Kashmir last month.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Palestinian women mourn over the death of Samah Mubarak, aged 16, during her funeral in Ramallah in the occupied West Bank on March 9, 2019, after the Israeli army handed over the corpse of the girl. – Israeli officers shot dead Mubarak on late January 2019 after she tried to stab soldiers at a crossing point near Jersualem. (Photo by ABBAS MOMANI / AFP)

Suspected Palestinian thief shot dead by Israel police

An Israeli officer shot dead a masked Palestinian on Sunday as he accelerated his car toward an officer at a checkpoint set up to apprehend thieves in the occupied West Bank, police said.
4 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

NAF jet destroys terrorists’ camp in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Operation LAFIYA DOLE has decimated a Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) camp and neutralised some of their fighters at a settlement called Arboko in Borno.

Police arraign three men over alleged assault, causing hurt

The police on Monday arraigned Nwaeze Vincent, Nwaeze Emmanuel and Solomon Uwabor in a Kubwa Grade1 Area Court over alleged assault and causing hurt.
At least 42 people died in the attack, the deadliest in Kashmir in more than two decades [AFP]

India warns Pakistan of a ‘strong response’ for Kashmir attack

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised a "strong response" one day after at least 42 troops were killed in Kashmir, with New Delhi calling for "the complete isolation of Pakistan" for harbouring the armed group behind the devastating attack.
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Abubakar Tsav: Ex-President Obasanjo laid the foundation for the problems confronting Nigeria

Abubakar Tsav, former commissioner of police in Lagos state, has faulted ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo’s comment on the security situation in the country.
Colombian police hold flowers during a vigil at the scene of the attack on Thursday [Leonardo Munoz-EPA]

21 dead in car bomb attack on Colombian police academy

Colombia’s government declared three days of mourning Thursday after at least 21 people died in a car bomb at a Bogota police cadet training academy, and 68 were wounded — the worst such incident in the city in 16 years.

Three soldiers, Boko Haram terrorists killed as troops foil attack on Borno community

The Nigerian Army said on Thursday that three soldiers of Operation Lafiya Dole lost their lives while successfully fighting to repel Boko Haram terrorists who attacked Rann in eight gun trucks on Tuesday.
Enes Kanter has refused to travel to London ofter saying he fears assassination. David Zalubowski-AP

Report: Turkey seeks warrant for Knicks’ Enes Kanter

Turkish prosecutors are seeking an arrest warrant for New York Knicks centre Enes Kanter on accusations he is part of a "terrorist" organisation, according to a news report.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 20, 2017 Italian ultra-leftist militant Cesare Battisti poses for a picture during an interview with AFP in Cananeia, Sao Paulo state, Brazil. Cesare Battisti, an Italian sought by Rome for four murders attributed to a far-left group in the 1970s, has been detained in Bolivia and will be extradited to Brazil, a senior aide to Brazil’s new president said on January 13, 2019.Miguel SCHINCARIOL / AFP

Italian ex-militant Cesare Battisti arrested in Bolivia

Cesare Battisti, an Italian sought by Rome for four murders attributed to a far-left group in the 1970s, was arrested in Bolivia and will be extradited to Brazil and then likely to Italy, a senior aide to Brazil’s new president said Sunday.
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.

Atiku Abubakar commends Borno elders for rejecting release of ‘repentant’ Boko Haram members

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has commended the call by the Borno Elders Forum, on President Muhammadu Buhari, to stop the practice of releasing the so called `repentant’ Boko Haram members.
A memorial to Louisa Jespersen and Maren Ueland outside the Danish Embassy in Rabat, Morocco

Danish premier joins hundreds at funeral for Dane slain in Morocco

Hundreds of mourners, including Denmark’s prime minister, packed a small Danish church on Saturday for the funeral of a woman hiker murdered in Morocco’s Atlas Mountains in December.
Sani Usman

Nigerian Army: Boko Haram pushing hard to infiltrate troops’ locations

Indications further emerged on Monday that Boko Haram insurgents are pushing very hard to overrun troop’s locations in the North East.

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to inaugurate Coptic cathedral after bomb blast

Egypt’s president will inaugurate the country’s biggest cathedral on Coptic Christmas Eve Sunday, a day after a deadly bomb blast near a church in a country where jihadists have repeatedly targeted Christians.
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

Boko Haram: Inter-Faith group hails General Buratai, troops’ patriotism

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General T. Y. Buratai, and his gallant troops have continued to receive plaudits for the remarkable efforts in clamping down insurgency.
Louisa Vesterager Jespersen and Maren Ueland were killed in Morocco during a trekking trip [File- Ritzau Scanpix-Thomas Sjoerup-via Reuters]

Swiss national arrested over links to tourists’ killing in Morocco

Moroccan authorities have arrested a Swiss national in connection with the killing of two Scandinavian women as part of an ongoing investigation, Morocco's Central Bureau for Judicial Investigations (BCIJ) said.

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