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Final Nigerian Super Tucanos arrive home

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The final six of 12 A-29 Super Tucano aircraft destined for the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) arrived in Kano on 29 September, marking the...

Nigerian state shuts down phones, bans motorbikes in bandit crackdown

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Authorities in Nigeria’s Kaduna State shut down telecoms networks and banned the use of motorcycles on Wednesday as part of a raft of measures...

Nigerian Air Force kills dozens of civilians in northeast – sources

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fired upon and killed dozens of civilians at a village in the northeast, a victim and a resident said...

Nigerian Navy disowns officer’s allegations against Chadian soldiers

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The Nigerian Navy (NN) on Tuesday disowned allegations made in parliament by one of its senior officers that soldiers from neighbouring Chad were selling...

Nigerian police deny killing Shi’ites in Abuja procession

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Nigerian police denied killing members of a banned Shi'ite Muslim group who had gathered in the capital Abuja on Tuesday, saying they had arrested...

Nigerian Army may have acquired more CS/VP3 APCs and Type 89...

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The Nigerian Army may have acquired 100 additional CS/VP3 armoured personnel carriers (APCs) from China’s Poly Technologies and Type 89 tracked infantry fighting vehicles...

Armed men kill at least 30 in northern Nigerian villages

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Armed men killed at least 34 people in two villages in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna in the early hours of Monday, the...

Gunmen kill 22 Nigerian security personnel, says state lawmaker

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Gunmen killed at least 22 security personnel at a remote army base in a northwestern Nigerian state plagued by bandits and kidnappers, a lawmaker...

Ten Nigerian students kidnapped by bandits freed after ransom paid

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Ten more students who were kidnapped by gunmen from a school in Nigeria two months ago have been released after ransom was paid, the...

Nigerian Chief of Army Staff visits Proforce as company highlights growth

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Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya, the Nigerian Army’s Chief of Staff, has paid a visit to Proforce’s facilities as part of growing collaboration between the...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...