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Libya’s GNA forces announce ‘counteroffensive’ to defend Tripoli

The army behind Libya's UN-backed government has announced a counteroffensive to defend Tripoli, vowing to reclaim all areas seized by forces loyal to renegade General Khalifa Haftar, who have been marching on the outskirts of the capital.
The US military said Sunday it had temporarily pulled some of its forces out of Libya amid an upsurge of fighting in the North African country.

US pulls some troops out of Libya amid unrest

The US military said Sunday it had temporarily pulled some of its forces out of Libya amid an upsurge of fighting in the North African country.

Pentagon: US strike in Somalia kills 35 ‘terrorists’

US forces have conducted an air strike in Somalia that killed 35 Al-Shabaab militants, officials said Monday, in the latest in a string of attacks against the Al-Qaeda affiliate.
Members of the Special Forces cry at the tomb of Army Sgt. La David Johnson at his burial service in the Memorial Gardens East cemetery

US army punishes six over roles in fatal Niger ambush

The ambush occurred on October 4, 2017 as a unit of 12 American special forces soldiers and 30 Nigerien troops, returning from a village near the Malian border, were overrun by scores of jihadists.

US soldier fought to end after ambush in Niger – report

Army Sgt. La David T. Johnson died in a hail of gunfire, hit as many as 18 times as he took cover in thick brush, fighting to the end after fleeing militants who had just killed three comrades in an October ambush in Niger, The Associated Press has learned.

US orders new probe on alleged massacre in Somalia

The head of the US Africa Command on Thursday ordered a new investigation of claims that US troops massacred 10 civilians in an August raid on a farm in central Somalia.

US commander orders new probe into deadly Somalia raid

The head of US Africa Command has asked for an additional investigation into whether civilians were killed during a deadly August raid in Somalia involving American and Somali forces.

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Federal government injects N600 billion into electricity market

The Market Operator of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Engr. Edmund Ejie, on Wednesday disclosed that the Federal Government has approved N600billion for injection into the nation’s electricity market.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Diaspora commission chief urges Nigerians to conduct themselves properly abroad

Chairman of the Nigerian Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has urged Nigerians to conduct themselves in a proper manner to avoid being marginalised.g
Former Manchester City defender Micah Richards believes Manchester United right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka remains one of the best in his position in the Premier League.

Micah Richards: Manchester United’s Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s recovery is unbelievable

Former Manchester City defender Micah Richards believes Manchester United right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka remains one of the best in his position in the Premier League.

Flood takes over residential areas in Maiduguri

Flood has taken over residential quarters and major roads in Maiduguri following heavy rainfall in the past two days in the metropolis.