Army Explains Why Texas Chukwu Was Removed as Spokesman

Contrary to reports that the Nigerian Army removed its spokesman, Brigadier-General Texas Chukwu, over alleged management of information on the counter-insurgency campaign, the force...

FG deploys drones to fight Boko Haram – Report

The Federal government has deployed drones in the fight against insurgency in the Northeast. The deployment followed the recent killing of some soldiers fighting insurgency...

Scores of women raped in South Sudanese town, says aid agency

Local officials dispute report of 10-day spree of violence in northern town of Bentiu Gunmen raped 125 women during a 10-day spree of violence in...

President Buhari convenes Heads of State Meeting over Boko Haram Attacks

President Muhammadu Buhari, in his capacity as Chairman of the Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC),...

Navy begins `Operation Ex Toru-Gbown’ in Bayelsa, Delta

The Central Naval Command (CNC) has begun a riverine and sea exercise tagged “Ex Toru-Gbown”. The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) CNC, Rear Adm. Saidu Garba,...

Metele attack: Army pay condolence visit to late Lieutenant Colonel’s wife

Ten days after the deadly attack on Nigerian soldiers by Boko Haram insurgents at Metele, Borno state, the Nigerian Army, led by Brig Gen...

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe no longer able to walk, president says

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe is no longer able to walk as his health declines, his successor says. President Emmerson Mnangagwa told...

Armed men kidnap 15 girls in southeastern Niger: mayor

Armed men kidnapped 15 girls overnight in southeastern Niger, the local mayor said on Saturday. Boukar Mani Orthe, the mayor of Toumour in Niger’s Diffa...

Scientists find remains of huge ancient herbivore

BERLIN — A giant, plant-eating creature with a beak-like mouth and reptilian features may have roamed the Earth during the late Triassic period more...

Jonathan Knocks Buhari, Urges Him To Understudy PDP Ex-Presidents’ Success Stories

“Rather than continue to raise a false banner of piety which apparently is no longer working, this administration would have served itself and the...