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Gunmen kill 36 in attacks on two northern Nigerian states

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Gunmen killed 36 people in two attacks in northern Nigeria on Wednesday, a day after insurgents fired rocket-propelled grenades amid worsening security facing Africa’s...

Suspected Islamist insurgents strike northeast Nigeria’s main city, ten dead

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Suspected Islamist insurgents pounded the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri with rocket-propelled grenades late on Tuesday, killing at least ten people and injuring dozens,...

Defence minister tells Nigerians not to “be cowards” when facing gunmen

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Nigeria’s defence minister prompted criticism on Thursday for urging Nigerians not to “be cowards” and to stand up to armed bandits, while security forces...

Gunmen kill student, kidnap 42 in attack on Nigerian school

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Unidentified gunmen killed a student in an overnight attack on a boarding school in the north-central Nigerian state of Niger on Wednesday and kidnapped...

Gunmen storm Nigerian school, kidnap students

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Unidentified gunmen attacked a secondary school in Nigeria’s Niger state overnight and abducted many students, the state governor’s spokeswoman said on Wednesday. The attackers stormed...

Sailors kidnapped off Nigeria return to Turkey, describe death threats and...

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Fifteen Turkish sailors kidnapped by pirates last month in the Gulf of Guinea arrived back in Turkey on Sunday and the ship’s captain described...

Nigerian police beat, arrest protesters at site of Lekki shootings: witnesses

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Nigerian police beat and arrested demonstrators on Saturday as a small group protested over the reopening of the site where activists denouncing police brutality...

Nigeria’s president calls for calm after clashes in southwest Oyo state

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Nigeria’s president appealed for calm on Sunday following reports of intercommunal violence between ethnic groups at a market in the southwestern state of Oyo. Clashes...

Nigerian government warns against protest at Lekki shooting site

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Nigeria’s information minister called on activists to drop plans for a protest in the commercial capital Lagos over the reopening of the site where...

Nigeria has received Emirati UAVs

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The Nigerian military appears to have taken delivery of Yabhon Flash-20 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from the United Arab Emirates, several years after they...

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Are SANDF communicators losing the plot?

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Apart from somewhat poor communication with its various external audiences, there also appears to be a lack of communication internally at the SA National...
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