Two dead in suspected IS suicide bomb attack on Libya oil company
Suicide bombers suspected of being from the Islamic State group stormed the headquarters of Libya's National Oil Company on Monday and killed at least two people, officials said.
Drought puts Iraq at risk of jihadist resurgence
Iraq risks a jihadist resurgence if it fails to tackle a critical drought and other climate-related security issues, according to a study presented to the UN Security Council and made public Saturday. "The combination of its hydrological limitations, increasing temperatures and extreme weather events puts pressure on basic resources and undermines livelihood security for Iraq's…
Counting Islamic State members, an impossible task
Dramatically weakened on the ground, the Islamic State group faces military defeat in its one-time "caliphate" -- but experts say it is almost impossible to know how many members it still has.
Airlines, police to enhance security at Lagos airport
In lieu of the recent threat to aviation security, the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has sought to partner airlines to boost safety of lives and properties around the busy Lagos airport.
Nigeria’s territorial integrity not under threat, says Defence Headquarters
The Defence Headquarters has dismissed reports making the rounds that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) had been sending its members to Nigeria to train members of the Boko Haram sect. In a statement yesterday in Abuja, the Acting Director, Defence Information, Brigadier-General John Agim, said there was a concrete evidence to back their…
ISIS sneaking jihadists into Nigeria from Syria, says report
According to a report by the UK SUN yesterday, fanatics, including Boko Haram insurgents, were also being sent to the Middle East for training in what it described as exchange programme.
IS claims assassination of Iraq election candidate
The Islamic State jihadist group claimed responsibility for the assassination on Monday of a candidate in Iraq's parliamentary election just days ahead of the polls.
IS suicide attack on Libya election commission kills 12
Suicide bombers stormed Libya's electoral commission in Tripoli on Wednesday, killing at least a dozen people in an attack claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group.