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Bandits kill at least 20 in northwest Nigeria’s Katsina state, say...

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Gunmen killed at least 20 people in attacks in the northwestern Nigerian state of Katsina, police and residents said on Wednesday. Hundreds of people have...

Boko Haram kills 69, razes village in northern Nigeria

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Boko Haram gunman killed at least 69 people and razed a village to the ground in northern Nigeria’s Borno state on Tuesday afternoon, three...

Armed bandits kill at least 18 in Nigeria’s Katsina state

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Armed bandits in Nigeria’s northwestern state of Katsina killed at least 18 people, including a local official, and stole thousands of livestock on Sunday,...

Niger lost $120 million in arms deals over three years –...

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Almost 40% of the $312 million Niger spent on defence procurement contracts over the last three years was lost through inflated costs or materiel...

Nigerian Navy receives AW139 helicopter

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The Nigerian Navy has taken delivery of a new AW139 from Italy’s Leonardo Helicopters, after the aircraft was ordered in 2016. The arrival of the...

ISS: Mass terror trials test Nigeria’s criminal justice system

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Nigeria must fix the mistakes of its first three rounds of terrorism cases before starting its fourth. Nigeria is expected to conduct a fourth phase...

Nigerian Air Force continues the fight against insurgents

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has flown 1 700 combat hours over the last four months against Boko Haram insurgents, attacking more than three...

Nigerian Navy action nets 10 pirates

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Quick reaction by the Nigerian Navy saw a hijacked fishing vessel recovered within hours of being hijacked at the weekend. Praesidium International reports the Chinese...

Nigeria impounds British plane for breaking coronavirus flight ban rules –...

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Nigeria impounded a plane operated by a British company for allegedly contravening a flight ban imposed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the...

Nigeria, Uganda to receive Aerosonde UAVs

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Nigeria and Uganda will be receiving Aerosonde Mk 4.7 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from the United States after contracts were placed with Textron Systems. The...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...