News - Security

C.A.R Crisis: African leaders to ask Leader to step down

3 years ago /

Central African Republic (CAR) interim leader Michel Djotodia is expected to face pressure to step down as a regional summit begins on Thursday to address the growing genocide in the country.

Police officers declare readiness to lay down their lives to protect Nigeria

3 years ago /

The Nigerian Police has raised concern over rising violent crimes in the country which is attributing to the proliferation of small arms.

APO 8: NHRC VISITS SCENE OF THE KILLINGS

3 years ago /

On the 20th of September 2013, a joint security raid following a tip-off that squatters in an uncompleted building in Apo were Boko Haram members led to the fatal shooting of 8 persons.

Gunmen invade Governor Kwakwanso's house

3 years ago /

The Governor of Kano state was, yesterday, rattled when news of an attack on his country home reached his ears.

Ethiopia resumes talks with south Sudan to end fighting

3 years ago /

South Sudan's government and rebel negotiators began talks on Tuesday to end three weeks of fighting.

Nigerians urge Jonathan to redeem promise to end terrorism

3 years ago /

The President’s promise to end the Boko Haram menace very soon will not be the first of such promises. It may, in fact be the third

"There was no bomb blast in Okehi" - Rivers state government

3 years ago /

Pandemonium erupted in Rivers state yesterday when reports of two explosions filled the airwaves. 

Security in Plateau state

3 years ago /

Plateau state has had its own fair share of civil unrest which in recent years kept its people in fear of the unknown. However, various measures put in place at all levels has seen the gradual return of peace to the state.

South Sudan forces advance on rebel-held town before peace talks

3 years ago /

South Sudan's army (SPLA) advanced towards the rebel-controlled town of Bor on Thursday, its spokesman said, as both sides gathered in Ethiopia for peace talks to end three weeks of violence that has pushed the country towards civil war.

Two Americans to be sentenced for at least a decade for terrorism

3 years ago /

The Pennsylvania woman who called herself Jihad Jane and a teenage accomplice from Maryland provided "very significant" assistance to U.S. authorities in several terrorism investigations but still remains a threat to the public, prosecutors say in new court filings.

Clash between Muslims and Christians in C.A.R leaves a 12 year-old, 2 others dead

3 years ago /

Clashes between Muslims and Christians in Central African Republic's capital killed at least three on Wednesday as angry residents threw grenades and torched homes, witnesses said.

Bombing kills at least a dozen

3 years ago /

Islamist militants in Somalia have accepted responsibility for the Wednesday bombing that killed no less than 11 people. 

Church attacked during New year vigil; at least 3 people killed

3 years ago /

Many people across the nation felt a sense of duty to go to church to thank God for witnessing the end of another year. Not all of those people however lived beyond the first few hours of the new year.

Tunisian police arrest Islamists threatening New Year celebrations

3 years ago /

Tunisian police arrested seven Salafists, or ultra-conservative Islamists, in the western town of Kasserine on Sunday, local radio reported, as authorities feared radical Islamists may be planning attacks during New Year celebrations.

Gunmen attack state TV, airport in Democratic Republic of Congo

3 years ago /

Gunmen attacked the airport and seized control of the state television headquarters in the capital of Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday in what appeared to be an attempt to seize power by supporters of religious leader Paul Joseph Mukungubila.

Hundreds flee as South Sudan forces brace for 'White Army' assault

3 years ago /

Hundreds of people fled South Sudan's flashpoint town of Bor as the army warned of an imminent attack by the "White Army" militia on Monday, two weeks into ethnic fighting that has ravaged the world's newest state, officials said.

Boko Haram members open fire on guests at Bachelor party

3 years ago /

Suspected fighters from Islamist group Boko Haram opened fire on a bachelor party in northeast Nigeria, killing eight people and wounding several others, witnesses said on Sunday.

Nigerain military announces the death of 70 people in North east Nigeria

3 years ago /

Nigeria's military said on Tuesday it had killed 50 Islamist rebels as they tried to cross the border into Cameroon, engaging them in a fierce gun battle on Monday in which 15 of their own troops and five civilians also died.

APO KILLINGS: ARMY SAYS THEY CANNOT TELL IF VICTIMS WERE CRIMINALS OR NOT

3 years ago /

The Nigerian army says it is not certain if Boko Haram members were among those killed in the September raid on an uncompleted building in Apo district of Abuja.

 

Lebanese International kidnapped in Kano

3 years ago /

Kano, Monday morning was once again associated with violence when gunmen seized a Lebanese expatriate at his company in the Sharada Industrial zone of the city.