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Nigeria has deployed no fewer than 640 soldiers to different peacekeeping missions in other countries despite the rising cases of insecurity across the country. The figure was based on media reports on deployment between July 2021 and May 2022. On July 21, 2021 the Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi retired said over 200 […]

Nepali rescuers have retrieved the bodies of all 22 people from a plane that crashed in the Himalayas, authorities said Tuesday as they began identifying the victims. Civil Aviation Authority spokesman Deo Chandra Lal Karn told the media that all the bodies have now been found. The cause of the crash has yet to be […]

The kidnapped Prelate of the Methodist Church, His Eminence Samuel Uche, on Tuesday said 100 million naira was paid as ransom before he was released. At a press conference in Lagos, the cleric said the monies were arranged in five sacks of 20 million naira. The funds, he noted, were raised by the Methodist church […]

The Terrorists who attacked the Abuja-Kaduna train on March 28 have issued a two-week ultimatum to the federal government to release their children before negotiation for the release of the abducted passengers can begin. In another development, the terrorists have released yet another video of the victims in which eight of the captives – five […]

Namibia on Monday took delivery of 23 ancient pieces of jewelry, tools and other objects pillaged during colonial rule, and returned as an indefinite loan from Germany. According to reports, the return of the artefacts is part of a project to encourage rapprochement between the two nations. The Museum Association of Namibia chairwoman, Hilma Kautondokwa, […]

President Muhammadu Buhari commended the Nigeria Navy for improving maritime security in the nation’s waters, prompting the delisting of Nigeria from countries affected by sea pirates. Buhari, represented by the Minister of Defence, Major-General Bashir Magashi (rtd.) expressed delight with the development while addressing participants at the International Maritime Conference held in Onne, Rivers. The […]

A statement from the Zamfara Police Command on Monday gave the suspect’s name as Jabiru Ibrahim from Dauran district in the Zarmi council area of the state. The police command spokesman, Mohammed Shehu, said in the statement that the suspect was arrested by the joint police and military operatives on anti-banditry operation along Dauran-Zurmi axis […]

The kidnapped Bishop of the Methodist Church Owerri, His Eminence Samuel Uche, and two other abducted clerics have regained freedom. According to reports, they were released at 6.30 pm on Monday. It is also unclear if any ransom was paid before they were released. The police spokesman in the state Geoffrey Ogbonna had told newsmen […]

Son of the Chairman of Northern Elders Forum, Professor Ango Abdullahi, one of the victims of the March 28 Kaduna train attack, Sadiq Ango Abdullahi, has appealed to the Federal Government to come to their rescue by yielding to the demands of their abductors. In a fresh video released by terrorists, Sadiq Abdullahi, flanked by […]

Over 100 motorcyclists have reportedly attacked Same Global Estate in the Lokogoma area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja over the death of their two colleagues. It was gathered that trouble began in the area on Sunday, when a motorist hit the Okda riders and ran into the estate for safety. The attack, according to […]

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