Tag "Terrorism"

KOFI ANNAN’S WIFE IN TEARS; FLAGS FLY HALF MAST FOR BURIAL

The former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Atta Annan has been laid to rest today (September 13) in his native Ghana, after a state funeral that will be attended by people

UNLOCKING AFRICA’S INDUSTRIAL CORRIDORS AND THE ROLE OF STATE OWNED COMPANIES / ENTERPRISES

ABOUT THIS PANEL DISCUSSION: The economic development challenges facing Africa include the highest population growth globally, low growth in infrastructure stock, low levels of intra-regional economic exchange, and remains the

THERESA MAY FLIES INTO NIGERIA FOR TALKS ON HOW TO TACKLING MODERN SLAVERY AND ILLEGAL MIGRATION

The prime minister already announced £4bn of extra British support for African economies during the first leg of her trip on Tuesday. She also insisted her “sensible” Brexit plans will

30 PERSONS KILLED, LIVESTOCK STOLEN BY ARMED BANDITS ACROSS 5 VILLAGES IN ZAMFARA, NIGERIA

Kano (Nigeria): At least 30 people were killed during raids on villages in northwest Nigeria in the latest deadly attacks by cattle rustling and kidnapping gangs in the restive region,

NIGERIA CAPTURES BOKO HARAM FIGHTERS WHO ABDUCTED CHIBOK GIRLS

Nigerian police have arrested eight members of the armed group Boko Haram who were involved in the 2014 abduction of more than 276 schoolgirls from the town of Chibok, an

BOKO HARAM CONTINUES TO DRIVE TERRORISM THREAT IN NORTHERN NIGERIA

Despite all efforts from the Nigerian government, and support by surrounding states, Boko Haram in northern Nigeria is far from defeated. This was proven once more on June 17, when

‘DEEPLY UNFORTUNATE KILLINGS’ HAVE LEFT DOZENS OF FARMERS AND HERDERS DEAD IN NIGERIA

(LAGOS) — Nigeria’s presidency late Sunday announced a “deeply unfortunate killings across a number of communities” in central Plateau State as one report cited police as saying 86 people were

DOZENS KILLED BY CATTLE THIEVES IN ZAMFARA STATE

Cattle thieves have killed more than 20 people in Nigeria’s northern state of Zamfara, officials say. The thieves arrived in the village of Zanoka on motorbikes, shooting at people and

AT LEAST 45 DEAD IN ATTACK ON NIGERIAN VILLAGE, POLICE SAY

ABUJA – At least 45 people died in an attack on a village in northern Nigeria, a police official told Reuters on Sunday, the latest in a string of incidents

NIGERIA MOSQUE ATTACK DEATH TOLL RISES TO 86

Gravediggers say dozens more than official number were killed in Tuesday’s double suicide attack in northeast Nigeria. Eighty-six people were killed in a double suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, gravediggers

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