Tag: Terrorism

Army Chief, Lt. Gen. Buratai Moves to Northeast

Tanimu- April 11, 2020

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt Gen TY Buratai has relocated fully to the North East where he is overseeing and directing the overall ... Read More

Buhari Commends Renewed Vigour by ECOWAS to Combat Terrorism

Henry Solomon- February 9, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, commended the renewed vigour by ECOWAS member countries to mobilise their own resources to combat terrorism. ... Read More

Combating Terrorism Tops Agenda as ECOWAS Ministers meet

Henry Solomon- December 18, 2019

Financing action plans to combat terrorism ravaging ECOWAS Member States has been listed as top agenda among other matters to be discussed during the 83rd Ordinary ... Read More

UK Provides Funds for Nigerian Youth empowerment to Reduce vulnerability to Terrorism

Henry Solomon- December 17, 2019

The United Kingdom says it is currently supporting initiatives to increase economic opportunities for marginalised youth in northern Nigeria with development funding worth nearly 50 ... Read More

Terror Threat Still High In EU Countries — Police Report

Abdul Jimoh- June 27, 2019

The threat from terrorism, especially from radical Islamists, is still high in countries of the European Union (EU), a report from the police agency, Europol ... Read More

Nigeria, Russia Sign Treaty on Criminal Matters

Henry Solomon- December 4, 2018

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says Nigeria and Federation of Russia have signed a treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters. The Ministry’s Spokesperson ... Read More

IDPs Laud UNHCR’s livelihood Support Programme

Henry Solomon- October 22, 2018

Some displaced persons in Bama town of Borno have commended the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), over the implementation of livelihood support programme ... Read More

War Against Terrorism Requires Collective Support Of Nigerians – Buratai

Abdul Jimoh- September 25, 2018

Tukur Yusuf BurataiNigeria's Chief of Army Staff The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen.Tukur Buratai has said that the war against terrorism required the collective ... Read More

World, One Error Away from Nuclear Destruction – UN Chief

Henry Solomon- May 25, 2018

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has warned that the world is “one mechanical, electronic or human error away from a catastrophe that could eradicate entire cities ... Read More

EYN Commences Reconstruction of Affected Churches in The North East

Henry Solomon- April 12, 2018

The Church of Brethren in Nigeria (CoB), known as Ekklesiyar Yan'uwa a Nigeria (EYN) has commenced the reconstruction/rehabilitation of its branches affected by insurgency in Adamawa, ... Read More

Wounded Soldiers to Get Overseas Treatment – Army

Henry Solomon- April 9, 2018

The Nigerian Army in Lagos on Monday said seven of its troops wounded-in-action in the North East would be flown abroad for advanced medical treatment. ... Read More

Terror Attack Alert: FG says No Cause for Alarm

inno.korie- December 3, 2017

The Federal Government on Sunday assured that adequate security measures have been adopted to thwart any terror attack on the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and ... Read More

President Buhari Participates In Counter-Terrorism Meeting In Jordan

Abdul Jimoh- November 30, 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari will December 2-3, 2017, join other Heads of State in Aqaba, Jordan, to review strategies in fighting terrorism, and reinforce joint security ... Read More

Egypt Attack: Over 230 People Killed at Sinai Mosque

Henry Solomon- November 25, 2017

Militants killed more than 230 people at a mosque in North Sinai on Friday, detonating a bomb and gunning down worshippers in the deadliest such ... Read More

Nigerian Air Force Graduates Another Set of Fighter Pilots in Kano

Tanimu- November 16, 2017

Olatukunbo Adesanya, Kano: The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) yesterday, 15 November 2017, graduated four fighter pilots from its 403 Flying Training School (403 FTS) Kano, ... Read More

Insurgency: Buratai Lauds Troops’ Commitment, Promises Prompt Payment Of Operational Allowances

Abdul Jimoh- November 6, 2017

  The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has assured troops of Operation Lafiya Dole that their operational allowances owed them for the last ... Read More

Giant Tech Firms Will be Forced To More on Extremism Says World Economic Forum

Henry Solomon- October 30, 2017

United States tech firms such as Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc. should be more aggressive in tackling extremism and political misinformation if they want to ... Read More

Nigeria, Turkey Agree To Strengthen Security Cooperation To Counter Terrorism

Abdul Jimoh- October 19, 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have agreed, after talks, on Thursday in Ankara to strengthen cooperation between the security agencies of both ... Read More

International Community Condemns Somalia’s Worst-Ever Bomb Attacks

Henry Solomon- October 16, 2017

The UN and the U.S. have strongly condemned the Saturday bomb attacks in Mogadishu which is described as Somalia’s worst-ever bomb attack. UN Secretary-General Antonio ... Read More

President Buhari Calls For Stronger Global Ties To Edge Out Terrorism

Tanimu- October 12, 2017

Femi Adesina, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja called on world leaders to strengthen relationships across borders, and be more forthright in intelligence sharing ... Read More