Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 06:54
Representatives of a Shiite Muslim sect in northwestern Nigeria said on Tuesday that hundreds of its members were killed by the military in a massacre over the weekend.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 06:32
The U.S. has donated 18 Toyota pickup trucks, a truck, a front-end loader and other equipment to Cameroon’s military, which will use the equipment to fight Boko Haram militants in the Lake Chad Basin.
Monday, December 14, 2015 - 06:38
he Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has warned the Nigerian military authorities against plunging the country into another Boko Haram-like insurgency with the repeated attacks on members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria. Several members of the Movement were reportedly killed by troops of the Nigerian Army after a confrontation on Saturday in Zaria.
Friday, December 11, 2015 - 06:58
Vehicles and other logistics equipment were handed over by the US Ambassador to the Defence Minister yesterday at the Military Headquarters Brigade in Yaounde.
Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 06:55
Former Nigeria Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has dismissed new accusations of corruption leveled against her.
Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 06:37
The United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Amb. Samantha Power, on Wednesday said that Nigeria urgently needed a viable military action to end activities of Boko Haram.
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 06:27
Cameroonian troops crossed the border into the country, killed about 150 villagers, burned their huts and forced them to flee, Nigerian refugees said Tuesday after walking for days to reach a refugee center.
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 06:22
Niger has agreed to transfer hundreds of prisoners from the militant Islamist group Boko Haram back to their home country of Nigeria to reduce pressure on its crammed prisons, judicial sources said on Tuesday.
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 06:19
Nigeria's government has vowed to end the Boko Haram insurgency by this month but the deadline looks likely to be missed as attacks persist with little sign of an effective regional response.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 06:40
A U.S. citizen who fought for the Somali Islamist group al Shabaab surrendered to authorities in the Horn of Africa country after he defected from the militants, a Somali official said on Monday.