Category: Insurgency

Al-Shabaab hits southern military base, kills 27 troops

Fighters of the al Shabaab group attacked a military base with a suicide car bomb in the south of Somalia, killing 27 soldiers, the group said on Monday, a blast heard...

Calls for ‘proof of life’ after Chibok girls death claims

Nigeria is facing calls to establish how many of the missing Chibok schoolgirls are still alive, after claims that nearly 100 of them may have lost their lives in...

Female suicide bomber arrest in Maiduguri

The Borno Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the arrest of a female suicide bomber at the Bakassi Internally Displaced (IDPs) camp in Maiduguri. According to a...

Several houses set on fire in kaduna

Numerous houses have reportedly been set ablaze in an episode of community clash in Kasuwan Magani, Kajuru nearby government zone of Kaduna state. The cause of the clash...

Isha Sesay: Abduction of Yobe schoolgirls a ‘national disgrace’

The kidnap of 110 students from a school in Yobe State is a “national disgrace”, a CNN anchor and correspondent, Isha Sesay, has said. Last Monday, in a raid similar...

Sambisa:Nigerian Army destroys Boko Haram’s Camp

The Nigerian army says its troops destroyed Boko Haram’s tactical ground, Camp Zairo, in the ongoing clearance operation to dislodge remnants of Boko Haram insurgents...

Cattle Colony: Before Buhari lures us into deadly trap

To us here in Nigeria, a colony is nothing new. The colony of Lagos established by the British in 1861 has familiarised us to it. But our acquaintance with it goes much...

33 PEOPLE Kills in Libya’s Benghazi car bombing

At least 33 people have been killed in a double car bombing in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi, according to officials. Tuesday’s first bomb went off outside...

Somali army neutralises Al Shabaab commander, frees children

Somalia National Army commanders have kiled Al Shabaab’s local emir of Jame’a Jilay near Beled ul Amin, Lower Shabelle in a special operation carried out overnight,...

Benue Killing: IBB, Bakare, Oyedepo call on FG to swing to action

Pentecostal giants David Oyedepo and Tunde Bakare yesterday called on the Federal Government to stem the killings in the country. Former military President Ibrahim...