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U.N. report says U.S. air strikes on Afghan drug labs unlawful,...

U.S. air strikes on alleged Taliban drug labs in Afghanistan in May killed or wounded at least 39 civilians, including 14 children, and...

Roadside bomb blast kills 2 children in southern Yemen

(Xinhua/NAN) Two children were on Monday killed and three others injured in a roadside bomb blast in Yemen’s southern province of Lahj, according to...

More than 29 killed in twin attacks in northern Burkina Faso

(Xinhua/NAN) More than 29 people were killed in twin militant attacks in northern Burkina Faso on Sunday, local media reported Monday. Both attacks occurred in...

UN: At least 11 civilians killed in operation by Afghan forces

The UN on Wednesday said it was deeply concerned by reports of an operation by pro-government forces in Afghanistan’s south-eastern Paktia province that killed...

Pope’s envoy tells Syrian leader of concern for Idlib civilians

Pope Francis has expressed concern for the humanitarian situation in north-western Syria and urged a negotiated end to years of fighting, in a letter...

More civilians killed in bombing of Syria’s rebel enclave – Watchdog

Civilians This raised the number of civilians killed there in less than 24 hours to 19. Since late...

Haftar’s hope of a quick win has been dashed- Libyan deputy...

Momentum “I heard from an ambassador that Haftar told him that he would reach Tripoli and get in Tripoli in three days and people would...

President Buhari meets Borno leaders, pledges to do more to secure...

By Ismaila Chafe
Abuja, Jan. 7, 2019 (NNN) President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja met a delegation from Borno, and restated his administration’s unwavering determination to equip the military to overcome the insurgency in the northeast.

NLC calls on Zimbabwean Govt. to release detained labour leaders, others

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By Emmanuella Anokam/Joan Nwagwu
Abuja, Feb.1, 2019 (NNN) The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on the Zimbabwean Government to release detained leaders of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) and 39 others arrested for participating in protest march over fuel price increase.

Air strikes: NAF neutralises bandits’ hideout in Zamfara

Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.

Military to personnel: Don’t wear uniform on election day except on...

Brig.-Gen. John Agim, the Acting Director Defence Information (DDI), gave the warning on Thursday in Abuja at a news briefing.

NAF neutralises several bandits in Rugu forest, Zamfara

NAF neutralises several bandits in Rugu forest, Zamfara

Book Haram: 10,250 troops deployed by MNJTF

He told some Nigerian journalists in N’djamena, Chad, on Friday that the number of the personnel, drawn from Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon, the four countries involved in the task force operations, rose from 7,600 in 2015.

Navy offers free medical service to 4,000 Calabar residents

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By George Odok
Calabar, Feb. 9, 2019 (NNN) The Nigerian Navy Reference Hospital in Calabar on Saturday offered free medical services to over 4,000 residents of Nasarawa community in Calabar as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility to the host community.

Burkina Faso Army kill146 jihadists

Militants killed 14 people when they attacked the town of Kain near the West African nation’s border with Mali on Sunday, army spokesman Lamoussa Fofana said in a statement released.