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Nigerian army general, troops killed in ISWAP attack

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A Nigerian army general and three soldiers were killed on Saturday during an attack by Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) militants in the...

Second Nigerian AW189 delivered

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The Nigerian Presidential Air Fleet has received its second and final AW189 VIP helicopter from Italy’s Leonardo Helicopters. The first aircraft (5N-FG2) was delivered two...

Nigerian separatist leader’s trial adjourned after lawyer walks out

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A Nigerian judge on Wednesday adjourned the trial of separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu until January after his lead lawyer walked out in protest because...

CS/VP3 and Mengshi APCs delivered to Nigeria

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The Nigerian military has taken delivery of dozens of new armoured personnel carriers (APCs) from China, including CS/VP3 vehicles from Poly Technologies and Mengshi...

Nigeria rescues six people abducted from Abuja university

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Nigerian security agents have rescued six people abducted by armed men from a university in Abuja this week, in what was a rare kidnapping...

Paramount Maritime launches another Sentinel patrol vessel for West Africa

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Paramount Maritime has launched a 35 metre Sentinel patrol vessel for a customer in West Africa, who will use it to serve the oil...

Nigerian Navy orders two patrol vessels from Turkey’s Dearsan

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The Nigerian Navy on Wednesday signed a contract with Turkey’s Dearsan Shipyard for the purchase of two new offshore patrol vessels (OPVs), which will...

Gunmen abduct staff and children at university in Nigerian capital

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Gunmen abducted four members of staff and their children from the University of Abuja on Tuesday, the university said, in a rare kidnapping at...

Nigerian army says Islamic State West Africa’s new leader killed in...

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Nigeria's army said on Thursday it had killed the new leader of insurgent group Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) in a military operation...

Nigeria confirmed to be operating Type 89 IFVs

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The Nigerian Army is confirmed to be operating Type 89 infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) acquired from China’s Norinco, months after they were first rumoured...

Gunmen kill 18 at mosque in northern Nigeria’s Niger state -residents

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Armed men on motorbikes killed at least 18 people at a mosque in Niger state in northern Nigeria, two residents told Reuters on Monday. The...

Nigerian gunmen attack jail, 575 detainees missing

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Gunmen attacked a jail in Nigeria's Oyo State late on Friday and freed over 800 inmates by force, the third such major attack this...

Nigerian state to shut camps for people displaced by insurgency

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Nigeria's Borno state, the epicentre of an ongoing Islamist insurgency, will shut all camps that are holding thousands of internally displaced persons by the...

Nigerian separatist leader Kanu denies terrorism charges in court hearing

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Nigerian separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu pleaded not guilty to charges including terrorism in an Abuja court on Thursday, three months after his trial was...

Nigeria seizes $11 million worth of amphetamine pills in shipment from...

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Nigerian authorities intercepted nearly half a million amphetamine pills hidden in machinery coming into a Lagos port, an official said on Thursday. The 451 807...

Police reform not happening in Nigeria

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A year ago, Adebanjo Akinwunmi waved a Nigerian flag at Lekki Toll Gate, a stretch of tarmac at toll booths on a highway outside...

Nigerian army says 24 Islamist insurgents killed

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Nigerian troops killed 24 suspected Islamist insurgents in two attacks in the northeast and recovered some weapons, the army said on Tuesday. Boko Haram and...

Gunmen kill at least 43 in northern Nigeria – state governor

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Gunmen killed at least 43 people in an attack in northern Nigeria's Sokoto state, the governor's office said on Monday. The assault began at a...

Nigerian general says leader of Islamic State West Africa is dead

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Nigeria's top general said on Thursday that Abu Musab al-Barnawi, leader of the insurgent group Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), was dead. ISWAP is...

Nigerian Navy orders new survey vessel from Ocea

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After receiving the 60 metre NNS Lana hydrographic survey vessel from Ocea earlier this year, the Nigerian Navy has ordered a 35 metre hydrographic...

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