Friday, 24th March 2023
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4 Dec
Mines and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) killed nine Mali soldiers during November in central and southern areas in thrall to a decade-long jihadist insurgency, the military said Sunday. The armed forces "were in November 2022 the object of three IED attacks leaving nine FAMa (armed forces) troops dead in combat, eight injured and three vehicles…
23 Jan 2021
Troops of 402 Special Forces Task Brigade of Operation Tura Takaibango (OTTB) have killed five Boko Haram terrorists in the Abbagajiri and Dusula hideouts of Damboa local council of Borno State.
1 Jun 2018
Nigerian Army authorities on Thursday said five soldiers had died along the Pridang-Bita road in Borno after their vehicle stepped on Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). Army Spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, said in a statement that the incident, which occurred in Gworza Local Government Area, happened when troops of 271 Task Force Battalion fought through an…
11 Mar 2018
The Nigerian Army has said that detonating Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) was one of its major challenges in the fight against insurgency in the North East.
19 Nov 2016
In what appears to be a recurring incident of late, suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers yesterday caused the death of six persons, injuring many more in multiple bomb blasts within Maiduguri metropolis.
13 Aug 2016
But for the revelation of a suspected Boko Haram member, Nigerian soldiers would have run into mines and Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) laid on their pathway used by the insurgents in Borno State.


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Human rights are the fundamental rights and freedoms that every person is entitled to by virtue of being human. These rights include the right to life, liberty, and security of person; the right to education, work, the right to a fair trial and health; the right to freedom of thought, conscience, and expression; and the…
2 hours ago
Minister of State, Labour and Employment and spokesperson of All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council, Festus Keyamo (SAN) has petitioned the State Security Services (SSS), demanding the arrest and prosecution of Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate...
2 hours ago
On the occasion of World TB Day (WTD), today, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that plans to end tuberculosis by 2030 are under threat, as disease remains one of the world’s deadliest infectious killers.
2 hours ago
“This life is not fair,” said a wailing woman, as victims of the recent tragic Lagos train-bus accident at the Public Works Department (PWD) Busstop along Agege Motor Road, Lagos, were moved to a triage at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja on Thursday, March 9, 2023.
2 hours ago
About N3.62 billion fraud have been perpetrated through the Automated Teller Machines (ATMs); Point of Sales (PoS) machines, mobile and other electronic channels and cash as of third quarter of 2022.