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Dozens Die in ‘Terrorist’ Attack In Restive Niger-Mali Border Zone

Dozens Die in ‘Terrorist’ Attack In Restive Niger-Mali Border Zone

Five civilians, four soldiers and 40 armed attackers were killed on Sunday in a clash in Niger’s southwest region near the border with Mali, according to a statement from the authorities in Niger’s capital, Niamey. An estimated 100 heavily armed “terrorists” riding motorcycles attacked the Tchoma Bangou village on Sunday afternoon, Niger’s Ministry of Defence […]

Over 4000 Displaced After Weekend Attacks in Taraba

Over 4000 Displaced After Weekend Attacks in Taraba

A weekend attack on some communities in the Bali local government area of Taraba state by suspected herdsmen has displaced over 4000 persons. The displaced persons are currently taking refuge at Tiv traditional council hall, NKST church, and legislative quarters in Bali town. However, 13 recovered bodies have also reportedly been buried as of Sunday. […]

Hundreds of Schoolgirls Abducted in Raid

Hundreds of Schoolgirls Abducted in Raid

Gunmen have abducted hundreds of children in an attack on a boarding school. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said his government would not “succumb to blackmail by bandits.” An armed gang abducted over 300 schoolgirls in an attack on a boarding school in northwestern Nigeria, authorities said on Friday. “There’s information that they were moved to […]

10 Killed, 60 Injured in Boko Haram Attack On Maiduguri

10 Killed, 60 Injured in Boko Haram Attack On Maiduguri

Nine of the dead were young boys hit by a bomb while playing football at Gwange ward. At least 10 persons have now been confirmed killed and about 60 injured when Boko Haram insurgents attacked Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, Tuesday evening. The governor of the state, Babagana Zulum, confirmed the attack. The military had, in a […]

International Day of Remembrance Of And Tribute To The Victims Of Terrorism

International Day of Remembrance Of And Tribute To The Victims Of Terrorism

While more countries are affected by terrorism today, the number of victims has largely been concentrated in a small number of Member States. Victims of terrorism continue to struggle to have their voices heard, have their needs supported and their rights upheld. Victims often feel forgotten and neglected once the immediate aftermath of a terrorist […]

Boko Haram Kills 69 People In Borno Village

Boko Haram Kills 69 People In Borno Village

Boko Haram insurgents reportedly killed 69 persons at Foduma Kolomaiya village, 11 kilometres away from Gazaure town of Gubio Local Government Area of Borno State yesterday. Gubio, 96 kilometres away from Maiduguri is in the northern part of Borno State. Credible sources and residents told the Daily Trust that the attack, which was launched around […]

129 Insurgents Killed In Mozambique

129 Insurgents Killed In Mozambique

Government forces killed 129 insurgents in four operations in April, Interior Minister Amad Miquidade reported, in a joint press conference with Defence Minister Jaime Neto. + 39 killed in Muidumbe on 7 April. + 59 killed on Quirimba island on 10 April. + 30 killed on Ibo Island on 11-12 April. + 1 Killed on […]

Jihadist Violence Putting “Generation At Risk” In Africa’s Sahel-WFP

Jihadist Violence Putting “Generation At Risk” In Africa’s Sahel-WFP

Jihadist violence in Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso has forced nearly 1 million people to flee their homes, destroyed fragile agricultural economies and hobbled humanitarian aid efforts, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday. Groups with links to al Qaeda and Islamic State, once confined to lawless areas of northern Mali, have in recent […]

ISWAP Attacks 3 Borno Towns, 6 Soldiers, CJTF Commander Killed

ISWAP Attacks 3 Borno Towns, 6 Soldiers, CJTF Commander Killed

Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters on Thursday, carried out deadly attacks on military formations and civilians in three towns in Borno State – Gubio, Gajiganna and Gajiram, killing six soldiers and a civilian militia leader, security sources and residents told AFP. This is coming just three days after ISWAP ambushed Nigerian soldiers in […]

Suspected Bandits Kill 16, Injure Many In Zamfara

Suspected Bandits Kill 16, Injure Many In Zamfara

Suspected armed bandits at the weekend killed 16 people and injured 18 others at Dumama community in Zurmi Local Government Area (LGA) of Zamfara State. The lawmaker representing Zurmi/Shinkafi in the House of Representatives, Husseini Moroki, confirmed the report to journalists. “Just yesterday (Friday) by the time election materials were being distributed, I was at […]

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