Monday, November 16, 2015 - 07:36
The delivery had been scheduled before the series of attacks in Paris.
Monday, November 16, 2015 - 06:41
The federal government is not only sharing intelligence with local officials but is also cooperating with military advisers from the United States, a departure from former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration.
Friday, November 13, 2015 - 11:35
The U.S. Department of State's Rewards for Justice program is offering rewards for information leading to the identification or location of six key leaders of the Somalia-based terrorist organization al-Shabaab.
Friday, November 13, 2015 - 06:43
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s focus on combining a military offensive with the fight against poverty and corruption is the right approach in the battle against the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram, a senior U.S. defense official said.
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 06:57
The United States has announced rewards worth a total $27 million for information on six top commanders in the Somali Islamist militant group al Shabaab, which has launched attacks across East Africa.
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 06:01
U.S. military forces are taking a more active role in combating the Boko Haram insurgency that has killed more than 30,000 people since its outbreak in 2009 and spread from northeastern Nigeria to neighboring Cameroon, Niger and Chad.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 18:48
Kitting out a Nigerien army unit is not what most humanitarians would consider the best response to Boko Haram. But for the NGO Spirit of America, it is precisely the sort of muscular aid - along with more traditional wealth-generating development projects - that's needed to tackle the militants.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 18:43
Senegal's President Macky Sall is calling on African countries to promote a "tolerant Islam" and share intelligence to combat jihadist groups across the continent.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 06:21
Vice Admiral Michael Franken, U.S. Africa Command's Deputy for Military Operations, told Reuters on Monday he expected Nigeria-led actions to lead to a "significant degradation" in Boko Haram's activities within six months.
Monday, November 9, 2015 - 06:43
Senegal said on Monday it had arrested five people suspected of links to Nigerian militant group Boko Haram -- a development that could mark a significant expansion of the movement's operations.