Friday, 16 November 2018
No fewer than nine women were reportedly abducted by suspected Boko Haram gunmen in attacks on farmlands around Bama within the last two days.
The United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) today released precautionary security tips for its field officers operating in Yobe State following a report of impending Boko Haram attack on Damaturu metropolis.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) Camp at Buk along the Ajigin-Talala-Buk axis near Alagarno forest in Borno.
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
Thursday, 8 November 2018
Wednesday, 7 November 2018
Social media giant, Twitter suspended 1,210,357 accounts for promoting terrorism between August 2015 and the end of 2017.
Tuesday, 30 October 2018
Friday, 26 October 2018
Nigeria Bans Unauthorised Use of Drones, Broadcast Equipment; Blames Social Media For Crises in Benue, Plateau, Zamfara and Kaduna
The federal government has, as part of broad measures to stem the tide of insecurity in the country, banned the unauthorised acquisition of firearms, drones and broadcast equipment.
Thursday, 25 October 2018
Wednesday, 24 October 2018
Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates have reached an accord to cooperate in the area of solar energy and Artificial Intelligence for the mutual benefits of both countries. The agreement was reached during a meeting between the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu and the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Nigeria, Fahad Al Taffaq Obeid Mohammed in Abuja.
The 2018 average life expectancy for Nigerians is now 55 years, a global data shows. According to the latest World Health Organisation data published for 2018 life expectancy in Nigeria, a male given birth to in Nigeria in 2018 is expected to live approximately 54.7 years while a female is expected to live approximately 55.7 years in good health. The data shows Nigeria has a World life expectancy ranking of 178 out of 192 ranked countries.
Tuesday, 23 October 2018
Boko Haram jihadists have killed two people in an attack on a village in northeast Nigeria near the town of Chibok, residents and a militia official told AFP Tuesday.