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Nigeria says it seizes 14 tonnes of fertiliser meant for Boko...

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Nigerian troops have seized 14 tonnes of fertiliser that the insurgent Islamist group Boko Haram had planned to turn into roadside bombs, the army...

School term delayed in Nigerian capital zone amid kidnapping crisis

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The start of the school term has been pushed back to an unusually late date in Nigeria's Federal Capital Territory (FCT) without explanation, after...

Nigerian security agency says armed gang stole its court files

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Lawyers for a Nigerian security agency that said its case files were stolen by armed robbers won an adjournment on Wednesday of a lawsuit...

Gunmen kidnap 20 in northwest Nigeria as crisis spreads

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Gunmen kidnapped 20 people in remote Sokoto State in northwest Nigeria, police said on Wednesday, in what a local government source described as a...

Gunmen kidnap 18 villagers in latest attack in northern Nigeria

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Gunmen invaded a village in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna and kidnapped 18 residents including seven children, a community leader said on Tuesday,...

Phone blackout, crackdown on kidnappers reported in northwest Nigeria

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Mobile telephone networks were shut down in the northwestern Nigerian state of Zamfara, residents said on Monday, amid reports that authorities had ordered a...

Five girls rescued after Nigeria’s latest mass kidnapping, police say

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Five girls who were among 73 children kidnapped from a school in northwestern Nigeria have been rescued, police in Zamfara State said on Thursday,...

Almost 6 000 Boko Haram fighters have surrendered, Nigerian army says

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Close to 6 000 fighters from the Boko Haram Islamist insurgent group in northeast Nigeria have surrendered in recent weeks, the Nigerian armed forces...

Gunmen abduct 73 children from school in northwest Nigeria

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Armed men kidnapped 73 children from a school in the northwestern Nigerian state of Zamfara in the latest mass abduction in the region, police...

Nigerian Navy received two Damen patrol vessels, multiple additional vessels on...

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As it continues with fleet expansion, the Nigerian Navy earlier this year received two patrol vessels from Damen and is acquiring two more offshore...

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Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

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One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...