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Clashes in Nigeria’s Jos kill 22 – morgue official

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At least 22 people died in clashes between Christian and Muslim youths and security forces in the restive Nigerian city of Jos...

Nigeria says Boko Haram, al Qaeda-link behind UN attack

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Nigerian authorities investigating last week's fatal bombing of the UN headquarters arrested two members of Islamist sect Boko Haram a week before...

UN re-assesses security threats in wake of deadly attack in Nigerian...

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The United Nations will soon conduct a global threat review in the wake of the deadly attack against the UN compound in...

Nigeria leader says will step up security after bomb

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President Goodluck Jonathan sought to reassure Nigerians yesterday that he was stepping up security to prevent more bomb attacks like the one...

Thirteen die in violence in Nigeria’s Jos – army

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Thirteen people died in clashes between Christian youths and Muslims celebrating the Eid-al-Fitr holiday in the Nigerian city of Jos on Monday,...

Nigeria youths kill several Muslims during prayers

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Gangs of armed youths in the volatile Nigerian city of Jos attacked Muslims as they gathered to celebrate the last day of...

Islamist sect claims Nigeria UN bombing

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An Islamist sect claimed responsibility for a bomb attack on the UN headquarters in Nigeria that killed 23 people, demanding the release...

UN deputy Sec. Gen. visits Nigeria bomb victims

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United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro visited the wounded from a bomb blast at the U.N. headquarters in Nigeria that killed at...

Nigerian bomb material supplier arrested – police

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Nigerian police said they had arrested a shop owner who sold chemicals to people suspected of involvement in Monday's failed car bomb...

Nigerian Islamist sect kills 3 policemen – police

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Members of a radical Nigerian Islamist sect shot dead three policemen and a civilian after breaking into the house of one of...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...