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Nigeria:Presidency dispels death rumour, says Buhari alive

There was consternation in several quarters in Abuja and beyond over the weekend as rumours circulated that President Muhammadu Buhari had passed on at a London hospital where he was said to be receiving treatment. As the day wore on, the rumours gained ground Read on » » »

Nigerian President Notifies National Assembly About His Vacation

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the National Assembly to notify the lawmakers about his 10-day vacation. In the letter sent to the legislators on Thursday, the President stated that he would be away from Monday January 23 to February 6, 2017. He informed Read on » » »

Humanitarian & Health Staff of W. Cameroon Origin in N. America & Europe heading to The Hague

Press Release Dated: 01/19/2017 Mindful of the need for every West Cameroonian to contribute towards this struggle in Cameroon especially after the arrest of the West Cameroon Consortium President and Secretary Dr. Agbor Balla Nkongho and Dr. Neba Fontem, couple with todays arrest of Read on » » »

Nigeria-Rann Bombing: Buhari Warns Against Re-occurrence

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has warned the Army to ensure that an air strike which killed many civilians in Borno state on Tuesday does not happen again. The Chief of Staff to the president, Abba Kyari, conveyed the president’s message when he led a Federal Government Read on » » »

Nigeria:Air Force Strikes ‘Boko Haram New Hideout’ In Northern Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has struck a location it described as Boko Haram’s new hideout about one nautical mile south of Tumbum Rego in northern Borno. Fighter jets and helicopter gunship of the Air Force assaulted the location in a coordinated day and night Read on » » »

Nigeria:Army Discovers Boko Haram Graves, Grenade In Borno

Troops of the 119 Task Force Battalion of 7 Brigade Nigerian Army, on Operation Lafiya Dole, have discovered graves of some Boko Haram terrorists, during mop up operations in Borno state. Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, made the revelation in Read on » » »

Nigeria:Troops Intensify Clearance Operations Of Fleeing Boko Haram Terrorists

As part of clearance operations of remnants and fleeing Boko Haram terrorists in Nigeria’s northeast, troops have continuously been carrying out raids, patrols and cordon operations. Troops of 112 Task Force Battalion, 22 Brigade, Nigerian Army on Operation LAFIYA DOLE, conducted joint operations with Read on » » »

Gambia Talks Fail As President Refuses To Step Down

The Gambia’s President-elect, Adama Barrow, has left the country after talks failed to persuade President Yahya Jammeh to step down.Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, alongside a delegation of West African officials, flew to Banjul to try to broker a deal, but Mr Jammeh would not relinquish Read on » » »

Nigerian troops foiled Attack,Kill 10 Boko Haram Terrorists In Borno

The Nigerian Army (119 Battalion and 133 Special Forces Battalion of 7 Brigade), of the Operation Lafiya Dole in Kangarwa LGA of Borno State, have killed 10 Boko Haram Terrorists who attempted to attack their location on Friday. This was revealed in a statement Read on » » »

Nigerian Army Records Major Successes Against Insurgents

The Nigerian Army says it has recorded major successes against the Boko Haram Terrorists in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa as well as border areas. Theatre Commander of the Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Lucky Irabor, made the revelation at a press briefing in Maiduguri on Wednesday. Read on » » »

Cameroon:Biya’s special envoy Alhadji Garga Haman Adji arrives Bamenda to meet with the Consortium

We can now confirm that Biya’s special emissary to Bamenda Malam Alhadji Garga Haman Adji arrived Bamenda this morning, and is presently meeting with officials of the Cameroon Anglophone Civil Society Consortium. Garga Haman Adji who was present at the Unity Palace on January Read on » » »

Nigeria:Army Warns Citizens Of New Trend By Insurgents

The Nigerian Army has called the attention of the public to what it considers to be a new trend by the Boko Haram Insurgents. In a statement by the Deputy Director Army Public Relations, 7 Division, Colonel Mustapha Anka, the force said: “This is Read on » » »

Maiduguri Residents Remain Alert After Twin Explosion

The northeast is on high alert following warnings by the military and traditional rulers notifying residents of likely attacks by remnants of the Boko Haram terrorists group. Reports say people are now more cautious, as they carry on their daily activities watching out for Read on » » »

Nigeria-1,000 Days After: Buhari Recommits To Return Of Chibok School Girls

As the world commemorates the 1,000th day of the abduction of schoolgirls from Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, President Muhammadu Buhari has restated the commitment of the federal government in securing the release of the remaining youngsters kidnapped by Boko Haram insurgents. In Read on » » »

Nigeria:Army Repels Boko Haram Attack On Yobe’s Buni Yadi

Troops of the Nigerian Army have repelled an attack on Buni Yadi in Yobe State launched by members of the Boko Haram sect. The attackers arrived the community at about 06:15 p.m. on Saturday but were countered by troops in the area. However, two Read on » » »

Buhari To Attend Inauguration Of Ghana’s President Elect

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari will on Saturday attend the inauguration ceremony of Ghana’s President-elect, Nana Akufo-Addo in Accra. The President will join other Heads of State and Government to witness the swearing-in of the President-elect and Vice President–elect, Mahamudu Bawumia.           Read on » » »

Nigerian Troops Recover Another Chibok Girl

The Nigerian Army says it has found another one of the Chibok girls, who were abducted in April 2014 from their hostel. The Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Usman, confirmed this to reporters on Thursday. He stated that troops of Operation Lafiya Read on » » »

Car Bomb Hits Four U.N. Guards In Somalia’s Capital

A car bomb wounded at least four U.N. guards when it exploded near a United Nations compound in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, police said. Al Qaeda-allied al Shabaab insurgents claimed responsibility for the attack. “We can confirm that four guards working for the Read on » » »

Alleged Boko Haram Affiliation: Ministry Says Borno LG Chairman Not Arrested

The Ministry for Local Government and Emirate Affairs in Borno ‎State has debunked reports that the Chairman of Mafa Local Government Area, Shettima Lawan, was arrested by the military in Maiduguri. Reports on Saturday indicated that Lawan was arrested over alleged connection with Boko Read on » » »

Nigeria:Military Veterans Threaten Protest Over Non-Payment of Pension

The Coalition of Concerned Veterans are threatening to embark on a protest to draw attention of President Muhammadu Buhari to the non-payment of their pension. The veterans are from various pressure groups within military retirees. They say the demonstration has become necessary in view Read on » » »