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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.
Boko Haram

Boko Haram fighters kill another army commander

The Boko Haram insurgents have attacked a military location at Kareto village in the Mobbar Local Government Area of Borno State, killing the Commanding Officer of 158 Battalion, and an undisclosed number of soldiers.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

NAF jets bomb terrorists’ command post in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has said its Air Task Force (ATF), engaged in the ongoing terrorism war, has destroyed a command post belonging to the Boko Haram group and killed scores of terrorists operating within the Sambisa Forest in Borno State.
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.

Air Force neutralises more terrorists in Lake Chad

The Nigerian Air Force on Wednesday said more structures of Boko Haram Terrorists have been destroyed at the fringes of Lake Chad while scores of the terrorists were killed in the strikes.

CAS charges NAF officers not to be distracted by terrorists propaganda

Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, the Chief of Air Staff, has tasked Air force officers and men not to be distracted by the propaganda by terrorists and bandits in discharging their duties of protecting the nation.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

NAF chief Abubakar urges special forces to fight to the finish

The Chief of Air Staff, (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has urged Special Forces personnel to tackle security challenges confronting the country with “rugged optimism and renewed determination”.
Four soldiers and a cameraman died on Saturday night from an attack by Boko Haram on the northern shore of Lake Chad.

20 killed, four injured as troops, Boko Haram terrorists clash in Lake Chad region

Troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) operating around Lake Chad region, Tuesday killed 20 Boko Haram terrorists around Arege, Malkonory and Tumbum Rego general area.

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.

Cleric: Negotiations, not crushing solution to IPOB agitation

Catholic bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, has canvassed for dialogue as the best approach to the protracted agitations by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and other pro-biafra groups in the south east.
Sagir Musa

Nigerian Army kills two terrorists attempting to move into Sambisa

The Nigerian Army said on Tuesday that it killed two terrorists, who attempted to cross into the Sambisa forest from Gwoza-Dure road in Borno.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

Nigerian Air Force degrades Boko Haram in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force said on Monday that the Boko Haram Terrorists have been degraded in northern Borno following air strikes at their structures and hideouts.
Adekunle Nodash Adejuyigbe

Nodash explores backstory of terrorists in new movie ‘Delivery Boy’

Adekunle Adejuyigbe a.k.a Nodash, Producer of ‘Delivery Boy,’ a new movie, says the movie explores the lives of terrorists and suicide bombers before terrorism, hoping to find out the reasons for their actions.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar threatens to sue President Buhari’s aide for alleged defamation

Atiku Abubakar has threatened a lawsuit against a media aide to President Muhammadu Buhari, demanding a retraction and compensation over a social media post he considers defamatory.

General Buratai: Mentorship key instrument in leadership development

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai has said mentorship is a key instrument in leadership development.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari: How West Africa can succeed in battle against criminals, criminality

President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday, said for countries in the West African sub region to successfully tackle criminalities confronting them, security heads of member states must not only begin to share their experiences but also re-assess as well as harmonise crime control and operations in their respective countries.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari tasks ECOWAS security chiefs on crime control strategies

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged ECOWAS security chiefs to share their experiences, re-assess and harmonise crime control and operations in their various countries.

Three Nigerian soldiers killed in mine explosion

Three Nigerian soldiers, including an army commander, were killed on Monday when their truck hit a landmine planted by Boko Haram jihadists in troubled northeastern Nigeria, military sources told AFP.
ISIS

More than 500 foreign ISIS members convicted in Iraq

The Iraqi judiciary has tried and sentenced more than 500 foreigners since the start of 2018 for joining ISIS, the country’s Supreme Court announced on Wednesday.

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India probes as no girl is born in three months in 132 villages

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Timi Frank asks Senate to reject 70% of President Buhari’s ministerial nominees

A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has described the ministerial list sent by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Senate as a big disappointment to Nigeria and its citizens.