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Boko Haram Attacks Borno Town, Kills 20 Soldiers, Displaces 1,000 Residents

About 20 soldiers were killed and nearly 1,000 people made homeless in a militant attack on a town in northeastern Nigeria, two residents and a military source said on Wednesday. The militants entered Monguno in Borno state posing as a...

Federal government releases new national security strategy document

President Muhammadu Buhari led Federal Government has released a new National Security Strategy (NSS) document. It would replace Nigeria’s first NSS launched in November 2014 under former President Goodluck Jonathan administration. At the NSS 2019 Sensitization Session in Abuja on...

Gunman at US military base showed mass shooting videos at party

The Saudi military student who carried out a deadly shooting spree at a US naval base showed videos of mass shootings at a dinner party the night before the attack, US media reported Saturday. The shooting Friday in a...

GIABA strengthens EFCC’s capacity to fight money laundering

In its determination to boost the fight against money laundering and terrorism financing in West Africa, the Inter-Governmental Action against Money laundering in West Africa, GIABA, between Monday September 23 and Friday exposed officers of the Economic and...

Mourners’ massacre: President Buhari orders action against attackers, vows to end terrorism

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday condemned the dastardly attack on a funeral procession in Borno, which caused the deaths of over 60 mourners. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s spokesman, in a statement in Abuja, said the President had received...

Former President Jonathan seeks deployment of modern technology in terrorism fight

YouTube Former President Goodluck Jonathan has called for deployment of new technology to confront the insecurity in the country. He called for the establishment of a special unit similar to that of anti-graft agencies – Economic and Financial Crimes Commission...

Iranians reject Donald Trump’s Middle East plan, march for Palestine

Agence France-Presse In a clear solidarity for their Palestinian brothers, tens of thousands of Iranians marking the annual “Quds (Jerusalem) Day” in the Islamic Republic on Friday condemned a planned Middle East peace plan touted by U.S. President Donald...

Father Of Local Government Chairman In Bayelsa Kidnapped By Seven Heavily-Armed Gunmen

Wellington Magbisa, father of the Chairman of Sagbama Local Council Area in Bayelsa State, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen. According to witnesses, Magbisa was whisked away by unknown assailants in the wee hours of Sunday. A witness told SaharaReporters that...

Boko Haram Escapee Shares Eye-Opening Encounter With Leah Sharibu

A Boko Haram escapee, Ruth (not real name) has just shared her encounter in the hands of the insurgents with Punch reporters and how eight infants and mothers died in the forest while escaping Sambisa Ruth (not real name) was...

See Shocking Photos As Fulani Herdsmen Strikes In Kaduna, Kill Many (Graphic Photos)

Fulani herdsmen yesterday attacked and killed many people in Ungwan Barde Kajuru, Kaduna State. Earlier today, they attacked and killed many in Ikirimi village in Iri and Dogon Noma villages. You all should #Pray4Kaduna Below are photos from yesterday’s attack.

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