Troops kill cattle rustlers in Zamfara

Soldiers from 1 Division, Nigerian Army, have killed two notorious cattle rustlers suspected to have killed seven persons in Bungundu local government area of Zamfara State.


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Troops kill four suspected pirates in Niger Delta

The Joint military force in the Niger Delta, Operation Pulo Shield, said on Tuesday that its personnel killed four suspected pirates during a surveillance patrol along the…


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Piracy, Kidnapping Increase in West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea

  Pirates have been active in the waters of West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea for many years. West Africa has some of the world’s most dangerous waterways.  Navies in the area have…


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Enugu CP not sacked, but redeployed – Police

The Nigeria Police Force on Tuesday dismissed reports that the Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Nwodibo Ekechukwu, has been sacked. In a brief telephone conversation with…


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Lagos shooting: NAF defends rating

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has said its rating, who allegedly shot four people on Tuesday was not trigger-happy, but was mobbed  by touts before he released a bullet to free…


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Niger extradites alleged Boko Haram fighter to Senegal

The Senegalese authorities had requested Niamey to extradite the terror suspect upon arrest in Niger in November 2015.


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Pirates ‘paid $400,000 ransoms’ in West Africa

Ransoms of up to $400,000 (£273,000) have been paid to gangs which hijacked ships in the Gulf of Guinea in 2015, a maritime report has said. The region was the most dangerous in…


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West Africa pirates switch to kidnapping crew as oil fetches less

LONDON, May 3 (Reuters) - Pirate gangs in West Africa are switching to kidnapping sailors and demanding ransom rather than stealing oil cargoes as low oil prices have made crude…


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IS Threatens to Publish British Military Secrets

“Islamic State has claimed to have hacked Britain’s Ministry of Defense and threatened to publish details of British military personnel.” Source: IS Threatens to Publish British…


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