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Aid workers, civilians released in Nigeria

Islamist militants released three aid workers and civilians who had been held hostage since late December in north-east Nigeria, a United Nations official said....

All-female military-intelligence course graduates in Nigeria

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The U.S. Africa Command director of intelligence presided over the graduation of an all-female intelligence course and engaged with Nigerian intelligence officials during a...

Ukraine’s AutoKrAZ partners with Nigeria’s Proforce

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Ukraine’s AutoKraZ has signed an agreement with Nigeria’s Proforce Limited to jointly assemble military and civilian KrAZ trucks in Nigeria under the brand KrAZ-Proforce. The...

Nigerian town attacked by militants

Twenty soldiers were killed and nearly 1 000 people left homeless after a militant attack on a town in north-eastern Nigeria, residents and a...

Nigeria bridge bomb

At least 30 people were killed in the Nigerian state Borno after an improvised explosive device detonated on a bridge, sources told Reuters. The...

Piracy surges in the Gulf of Guinea with spate of deadly...

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Pirates in the Gulf of Guinea have kidnapped three seafarers and killed four security personnel in the latest incident in the region, which has...

Nigerian Navy to get 40 new vessels in 2020

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The Nigerian Navy (NN) plans to take delivery of 41 new vessels in 2020, including patrol boats, interceptors and a hydrographic survey vessel. In mid-December,...

Calls to release Sowore

Human rights groups called for the release of a former presidential candidate facing treason charges re-arrested a day after being released on bail. Omoyele...

Nigerian Navy lays keel of new tank landing ship

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The Nigerian Navy will be getting a new tank landing ship from Damen Shipyards in May 2020, with the keel laid on Monday during...

Sowore re-arrested

A Nigerian activist and former presidential candidate whose detention prompted protests by rights groups was re-arrested at a court hearing hours after he was...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...