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ISS: Female Boko Haram members need tailor-made rehabilitation

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That women have links to Boko Haram in Nigeria is well known. Exactly what part they play though is often unclear or misunderstood. Women...

Nigerian Air Force to induct two new AW109s next week

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will introduce into service two newly delivered AW109 helicopters on 28 January, after receiving them earlier this month. The NAF...

Nigerian aid worker hub targeted – UN

Islamist militants attacked a facility housing aid groups in north-east Nigeria at the weekend in what the UN warned is an escalation in violence...

Nigerian Air Force receives second batch of AW109 helicopters

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is about to take into service two more AW109 Power helicopters after they were delivered by air from Italy...

Three dead in Lagos pipeline fire

A fire on a pipeline owned by Nigeria’s state oil company in Lagos killed three people, a Reuters witness said. The blaze broke out...

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...

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SONA doesn’t do defence

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The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) was much in evidence ahead of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address (SONA). This high visibility did...