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13 Nov
At least three Nigerian troops died when scores of jihadists ambushed a military convoy in northeastern Yobe state, two security sources said on Saturday. Convoys have come under increasing attack from Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) rebels in Nigeria's northeast where soldiers are battling to end a 12-year nsurgency that has killed more than…
26 Oct
At least three Burkina Faso soldiers were killed and seven others wounded in an attack near the southern border with the Ivory Coast, security sources said on Tuesday.
6 Sep
Britain's former prime minister Tony Blair warned on Monday that "radical Islam" remained a "first-order security threat" to the world despite two decades confronting the issue across the globe.
5 Jun
Around 100 civilians were killed overnight in the deadliest attack in Burkina Faso since jihadist violence erupted in the country in 2015, security and local sources said Saturday.
28 Mar
Dozens of people were killed during coordinated jihadist attacks staged in northern Mozambique's Palma town, the defence ministry said Sunday, four days after the raids were launched.
28 Mar
The leader of jihadist group Al-Shabaab has called for attacks on "American and French interests" in Djibouti, less than two weeks before the country's presidential election.
27 Mar
The death toll in a suspected jihadist attack in Niger last week -- the deadliest ever to hit the country -- has now risen to 141, the government said on Saturday.
13 Nov 2020
A court in Mali's capital Bamako sentenced an Islamist militant leader and 14 other people to death on Friday for jihadist activity in the south of the war-torn Sahel state. "I don't regret anything because our fight is against the secularism of the Malian state. If I had the opportunity, I would do it again,"…
6 Sep 2020
Mali's army, which staged last month's coup in the war-torn nation, is taking on a role in politics despite being hamstrung...
9 Jul 2020
The death toll from a jihadist attack on a military convoy in northeast Nigeria has risen from 23 to 35, while 30 troops are still missing, security sources said Thursday.
4 Jul 2020
The United Nations on Saturday said two civilians including a five-year-old child were killed and an aid helicopter damaged in a jihadist attack in restive northeast Nigeria.
6 Jun 2020
At least 13 people died after a sailboat sank in bad weather off the coast of Cabo Delgado province, northern Mozambique, local police said

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The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Mr Olukayode Popoola, on Sunday said that massive rehabilitation of roads had begun in the state, ahead of the Yuletide.
17 mins ago
A Russian airliner had to change course to avoid a NATO spy plane that was crossing its path above the Black Sea, Moscow authorities have said.
31 mins ago
The Agbara-Seme border section of Lagos-Badagry expressway project will receive N15 billion of NNPC tax credit fund, Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Olukayode Popoola, has said.
44 mins ago
Nigeria did not record a single COVID-19 death on Saturday.
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