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17 Jun
A bomb blast at a mosque in northern Afghanistan killed at least one worshipper and wounded seven others during Friday midday prayers, police said. The explosion occurred in the northern province of Kunduz in a district where dozens of worshippers had been killed in April in a similar bomb attack. Provincial police spokesman Qari Obaidullah…
11 May
The Islamic State (IS) group has published a video that shows the execution of about 20 Christian civilians in northeast Nigeria's Borno State, BBC reported. One of the masked militants who spoke in Hausa language during the execution said it was to avenge the killing of the group's leaders in the Middle East earlier in…
29 Mar
Four people including a child were killed in clashes between Islamic State group fighters and Kurdish forces in a northeast Syria camp housing relatives of jihadists, a war monitor said Tuesday.
20 Mar
Iraqi authorities said Sunday that they had exhumed the remains of 85 Islamic State group fighters and their relatives from a mass grave in the northern city of Mosul.
3 Feb
US special forces carried out a brazen nighttime airborne raid in northwestern Syria during which the head of the Islamic State group was "taken off the battlefield", US President Joe Biden said on Thursday. The operation, in which Kurdish forces also took part, was conducted in the Idlib region where his better-known predecessor Abu Bakr…
2 Jan
Eleven soldiers were wounded and 29 "terrorists" neutralised in a weekend attack on security forces in Burkina Faso's troubled
27 Oct 2021
The last dozen years must go down as our new reality as insecurity has consumed the entire country. Crime is going up, and government seems helpless as almost all forms of criminality are growing on a daily basis.
28 Sep 2021
Troops of Sector 2 Joint Task Force, North East, Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK), neutralised two Islamic State West Africa Province/Boko Haram fighters in Yobe State, on Sunday
29 Aug 2021
French President Emmanuel Macron was to pay a visit Sunday to the Islamic State group's former Iraqi stronghold Mosul, a day after vowing to keep troops in the country.
20 Jul 2021
At least three rockets landed near the Afghan presidential palace on Tuesday as the country's leader Ashraf Ghani held outdoor prayers with top officials to mark the start of the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday. The Islamic State (IS) group claimed responsibility for the attack, which comes as the Taliban continue a series of offensives to…
25 Jun 2021
Several people were killed and others injured on Friday in an attack in the southern German city of Wuerzburg, police said, with media reporting a knife assault.
1 Jun 2021
While the schools in Nigeria are obviously sub-standard in facilities, with a negative expression of what constitute success dominating our mental psyche, the students themselves have imbibed...

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22 mins ago
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Katsina State has expressed concern over the poor turnout of residents registering for the Permanent Voter Card (PVC) in the newly established 1,750 polling units. Alhaji Jibril Zarewa, INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)…
23 mins ago
As the world marks 2022 International Cooperative Day today (Saturday), the President of Cooperative Federation of Nigeria (CFN) and International Cooperative Alliance-Africa, Chief Oriyomi Ayeola has called on Federal and state governments to support efforts by the cooperative movement to revamp and boost economies, among other functions.
33 mins ago
Another storm is brewing in Paul Okoye's marriage to Anita, the other half of the pop duo P-Square. Anita started divorce procedures in an Abuja High Court, according to court documents that are making the rounds online. Some exchanges between Paul and other women he reportedly had affairs with are among the documents that Anita…
52 mins ago
The Police Command in Ebonyi says it has raided the Indigenous People of Biafra/ Eastern Security Network (IPOB/ESN) suspected camp, killed one and arrested another. The command’s Spokesman, SP Chris Anyanwu, disclosed this in a statement issued in Abakiliki and made available to newsmen on Friday. Anyanwu stated that the operation was carried out by…
4 hours ago
Nigerians from across the country are lamenting the hardships in the land, crying out for urgent measures by the government at all levels to mitigate their suffering which they said was becoming intolerable