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Nigeria wants US visa restriction lifted

Nigeria asked the US to abandon new visa restrictions on the West African country set to take effect on Friday. President Donald Trump included...

Nigeria to receive JF-17 fighter jets in November

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will take delivery of its JF-17 Thunder fighter jets in November this year, and A-29 Super Tucano turboprops in...

Motorcycle gang on the rampage in Nigeria

An armed gang on motorbikes killed at least 30 people in attacks on two villages in the Nigerian state Katsina, police said. Twenty-one people...

More human rights abuses levelled against Nigerian military

The Nigerian military burned villages and forcibly displaced hundreds in its fight against Islamist insurgents in the north-east, rights group Amnesty International alleged. The...

Islamists kill at least 30 in Nigeria

At least 30 people were killed in Nigeria’s Borno region after suspected Boko Haram Islamists set trucks carrying passengers ablaze, eyewitnesses and residents told...

Nigeria border closure to be investigated

West African countries agreed to conduct an investigation into the impact of Nigeria’s decision to close its land borders to trade, Nigeria’s presidency said. ...

Nigerian Air Force adds AW109, Mi-171 helicopters to its fleet

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Thursday took into service three new helicopters: a Mi-171 from Russia and two AW109 helicopters from Italy’s Leonardo...

Nautic Africa launches new Sentinel vessel for Nigerian client

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Nautic Africa has launched a new 35 metre Sentinel vessel for Nigerian customer Hadnuvo Marine Ltd, which will use it in the Gulf of...

Stolen Abacha funds to be repatriated

The United States and British dependency Jersey agreed with Nigeria to repatriate more than $300 million stolen by former military ruler General Sani Abacha,...

ISS: Has counter-terrorism become a profitable business in Nigeria?

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Despite massive expenditure by the Nigerian government over the past decade, counter-terrorism operations by security forces have achieved limited success and the country is...

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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...