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Northeast Nigeria among 2020 most dangerous places in the world

Nigeria has been listed in the 2020 report of the most dangerous countries in the world because of the insurgency in the northeast of...

Baghdadi: Turkey captures dead IS leader’s wife

Turkey has captured a wife of former Islamic State (IS) group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says. On Tuesday Turkey said it...

ISIS leader al-Baghdadi believed to have been killed

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is believed to have been killed in a raid conducted by the US military in northwest Syria on Saturday,...

Israeli troops accidentally fire own civilian aircraft

Israeli troops in the Golan Heights fired at an Israeli civilian aircraft on Wednesday night, having misidentified it as a hostile plane which they...

Nigeria buries soldiers at night in secret cemetery – WSJ

Wall Street Journal has provided some evidence that the Nigerian government has secretly buried many soldiers at a cemetery in Maidguri, Borno state

Lagos among 10 cheapest cities in the world

Lagos, Nigeria's commercial city is one of the 10 cheapest cities in the world, a survey by Economist Intelligence Unit has revealed.

Terrorism Financing: EU blacklists Nigeria

The European Commission has added Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Panama to a blacklist of nations that pose a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing

US Defence Secretary James Mattis resigns over Trump’s Syria decision

US Defence Secretary James Mattis has resigned following President Donald Trump's insistence that American troops will be withdrawn from Syria

N7.4bn: Uche Anyawu, two others docked for impersonating Buhari, his wife

Uche Anyawu Julius, Agu Ifeanyi George and Kenneth Chukwudi Ezeonu have been remanded for impersonating President Buhari and his wife, Aisha

Tony Blair’s proffers strategy for countering Islamist extremism

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair will warn that the threat from Islamist militants is growing and that it must be tackled from the root