Thursday 29 November 2018

Trend In Russian Mercenaries Operating in Africa

It has been a year since the UN Security Council in its wisdom decided that it was a benefit to the Central African Republic for the Russian Federation to be granted a waiver on an arms embargo and send arms there[1]. While this idea was being debated in New York the United States, France and the United Kingdom grudgingly gave their approval to this concept. The blowback from this move is radiating through the continent as we speak.

Nigeria Drug Agency Uncovers Illegal Methamphetamine Laboratory in Imo State

Nigeria's National Drug law Enforcement Agency has uncovered an illegal methamphetamine laboratory in Orlu, Imo state, southeast Nigeria. 

Boko Haram Now Uses Drones, Foreign Fighters, Says Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army has said that it has discovered that Boko Haram terrorists have started using drones and foreign fighters.

Wednesday 28 November 2018

Boko Haram Notifies Military Of Imminent Attack on Base in Maiduguri, Borno State

Boko Haram insurgents have threatened another attack on the military base at Jiddari-Polo, Maiduguri.

Nigeria: Yellow Fever Spreads to 7 States, 1,640 Cases Recorded

Nigeria has recoded over 1,640 suspected cases of Yellow fever with 41 confirmed cases according to the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Reference Laboratory in Dakar, Senegall, National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA) has said.

Monday 26 November 2018

How Boko Haram's Blistering Attacks Could Affect Nigeria's 2019 Election

Rampaging attacks by Boko Haram against troops have raised questions about the group’s current strength, capability and support, as Nigeria’s main opposition seized on mounting casualties to criticize the government’s record on security before next year’s election.

REVEALED: How The Islamic State is Expanding in Nigeria

Sequel to the splitting of Boko Haram in 2015 into two now rival factions, the ISIS-backed branch has been gaining momentum.

Friday 16 November 2018

Breaking: Boko Haram Abducts 9 Women, Kills Man in Borno, NE Nigeria

No fewer than nine women were reportedly abducted by suspected Boko Haram gunmen in attacks on farmlands around Bama within the last two days.

United Nations Issues Advisory Over Boko Haram's Planned on Yobe State

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.

Operation Green Sweep: Nigerian Air Force Destroys Boko Haram Camp in Borno

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

1,110 Dead As Cholera Ravages 29 States in Nigeria – Centre For Disease Control

Nigeria has recorded 1,110 deaths this year from cholera outbreaks in 29 states across Nigeria as the disease claims more lives in more parts of the country.

Customs Intercept Truckload of Weapons, Codeine, Tramadol in Owerri, Imo State

The Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Zone ‘C’ Owerri, Imo State, says it has intercepted, arrested and seized a registration numberless truck bearing the inscription Gini Ka Chukwu and allegedly carrying illegal and dangerous items worth Duty Paid Value of N9,620,00.

Nigeria Aviation Security Officers Now To Bear Arms

The Federal Government has approval the bearing of arms by personnel of Aviation Security (AVSEC) to enhance the National Civil Aviation Security Programme (NCASP).

Thursday 8 November 2018

Nigeria: Suspected Herdsmen Kidnap 4 Catholic Priests In Delta State

Suspected herdsmen have reportedly kidnapped four Catholic priests in Abraka axis, Ethiope East local government area of Delta State, South-South Nigeria. 

Wednesday 7 November 2018

Social Media Giant, Twitter Suspends 1.2 million Accounts For Terrorism

Social media giant, Twitter suspended 1,210,357 accounts for promoting terrorism between August 2015 and the end of 2017.