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Nigerian Air Force confirms Super Tucano delivery on schedule

Six of 12 A-29 Super Tucano aircraft on order for the Nigerian Air Force have been manufactured and training is underway in the United...

Nigeria buries 43 farmers killed by militants, dozens missing

Villagers in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state on Sunday buried 43 farmers killed in an attack by suspected Islamist militants while security forces searched for...

ISS: Nigeria’s super camps leave civilians exposed to terrorists

Boko Haram has moved in to control spaces vacated by the military in north-east Nigeria. Last year, the Nigerian military started pulling soldiers out of...

Nigerian court hears blasphemy conviction appeals in northern city Kano

Two judges in northern Nigeria on Thursday heard the first appeals against Islamic law blasphemy convictions that caused global outrage when a man was...

Nigerian general dismisses bloody Lagos protest videos as fake

A judicial panel investigating claims that Nigerian soldiers shot dead peaceful protesters in Lagos viewed videos on Saturday appearing to show people hurt or...

Nigeria’s president vows to prevent repeat of anti-police brutality protests

Nigeria’s president will do what it takes to prevent a repeat of demonstrations against police brutality last month that led to unrest in which...

Nigeria convicts family of sex traffickers with rare jail sentence

Nigeria has jailed three family members for forcing a teenager into prostitution in Russia, the country’s anti-trafficking agency said on Tuesday, as officials and...

Twenty migrants drown in Libya shipwreck, fourth accident this week

Twenty African migrants are believed to have drowned off the coast of Libya when their boat sank as they tried to cross the Mediterranean...

‘The soldiers kept shooting:’ witnesses testify in Lagos protest probe

Nigerian soldiers shot dead peaceful protesters at a demonstration in Lagos last month, trucking away the bodies, said written witness testimonies submitted to a...

Ocea vessels on their way to Nigeria

Two new vessels are on their way to join the Nigerian Navy from France’s Ocea shipbuilder, and should arrive in country later this month. The...


Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...