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The Nigerian Air Force says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a Boko Haram logistics base in Sambisa forest, Borno.
The National Security Adviser (NSA) Mohammed Monguno has warned politicians against arming bandits and terrorists to scuttle the 2019 elections.
In Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, the ruling party’s chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, used the campaign to blast ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday acknowledged the power of the media, saying it has the ability to either stabilise or distabilise situation in any given security environment.
Abubakar Tsav, former commissioner of police in Lagos state, has faulted ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo’s comment on the security situation in the country.
Elder statesman and former Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, has faulted ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo over his Sunday’s comment on the security situation in the country.
The 27 Task Force Brigade and Nigeria Army Special Forces School, Buni-Yadi, Yobe, on Sunday neutralised scores of Boko Haram insurgents who attacked the military base.
The police authorities said they have put security measures in place to identify, isolate and neutralise all possible security threats.
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.
Fifty people remained missing on Thursday as Kenyan security forces searched for suspects involved in the brazen attack on a Nairobi hotel complex that killed 21 people.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday urged Iran to “get out of Syria fast’’, local media reported.
The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday declared that the military has destroyed the backbone of Boko Haram terrorists.
“These enthusiastic and inspiring men, exemplified the values of our nation and the military which is loyalty, courage, selfless service, respect, honour and dignity.”
The Nigerian Army on Friday buried 14 soldiers killed in an ambush by Boko Haram terrorists on Dec. 24, 2018.
As a result of the clearing of Boko Haram terrorists’ infiltration in the fringes of Maiduguri, the Army has said that there was credible information and evidence that in a bid to further intensify their psychological war and instill fear on the citizens, some elements of Boko Haram terrorists have infiltrated some villages in the fringes of Maiduguri city.
The Nigerian Army says troops of the 707 Special Forces Brigade have killed several terrorists belonging to the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP), in northern Borno State after launching an operation to retake the towns recently invaded and occupied by the terrorists.
Authorities at the headquarters of Operation Lafiya Dole, a military counterinsurgency outfit in North-east Nigeria, Thursday, threatened to treat civilians who hide useful information about Boko Haram as terrorists.
Said the human rights group, “Our security services and our governors should spare no effort to put to a stop to monetisation and commercialisation of the country’s electoral process to protect our hard earned democracy in which eminent Nigerians like the late Chief M.K.O Abiola, and his wife, Kudirat, Alfred Rewane, etc died for.”
A Lagos High Court, on Tuesday, adjourned the trial of Lagos socialite, Fred Ajudua, till February 21.
Anthony Joshua has been warned he faces a formidable test when he takes on Jarrell Miller in New York on June 1.
Integrated telecommunications company, Globacom, has felicitated with Nigerian Muslims on the celebration of the annual Islamic festival, Eid-El-Kabir.
Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar has revealed to Brazilian TV channel Globo that he “spent two days at home crying” after suffering another metatarsal injury.
The Nigeria Customs Service says its officers involved in the shooting of a man along Ijebu Ode road on Sunday are being interrogated.
After initial claim that it had not received the controversial letter, the Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday admitted that it had received a letter purportedly written by the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), demanding a postponement of the Zamfara State National Assembly, governorship and State House of Assembly elections.
Premier League side Everton are still keeping tabs on Nigeria international Henry Onyekuru with the hope of securing a work permit this summer for the player.
Maurizio Sarri insists he isn’t worried about being sacked as Chelsea manager despite his troubled side’s lacklustre FA Cup surrender against Manchester United.
The Department of State Security Services (DSS) has invited six directors of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for questioning.