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  • Nigeria: Attacks Cast Doubt on Ceasefire

    Deutsche Welle

    Suspected attacks by militant group Boko Haram have reportedly killed dozens in northeastern Nigeria. The violence may complicate already difficult negotiations to release 200... Read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa: UN Calls for Decisive Joint Military Action

    UN News

    In the wake of an overnight attack by suspected Ugandan-based rebels near the eastern Democratic Repulic of the Congo town Beni - the second deadly assault in 48 hours - the United... Read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa: New Massacre in East

    Deutsche Welle

    Several people have been killed in a new attack in the troubled east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, just days after a similar massacre. Victims of the attack reportedly... Read more »

  • Egypt: Three Army Men Killed in Tunnel Collapse in Sinai - Army Spokesman

    Aswat Masriya

    A military officer and two row officers were killed in North Sinai on Saturday when a tunnel collapsed as they were inside, leaving a conscript injured, an obituary on the army... Read more »

  • Egypt: Two Army Men Killed in Tunnel Collapse in Sinai - Source

    Aswat Masriya

    A military officer and a row officer were killed in North Sinai on Saturday when a tunnel collapsed as they were inside, leaving a conscript injured and two more soldiers missing,... Read more »

  • Nigeria: I Almost Lost My Life in the 1990 Coup [interview]

    This Day

    Maj.-Gen. Leo Segun Ajiborisha was the Military Administrator of Osun State. He also served as the Chief of Staff to former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar. Ajiborisha... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Of Badeh's Alleged Fifth Columnists and a Certain Borno General [opinion]

    This Day

    When the Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, raised the alerted on the presence of those he called fifth columnists in the Armed Forces, not a few Nigerians... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Army Releases Kaduna Teen Arrested Over Buhari Convoy Blast

    Daily Trust

    Mansir Yusuf, 16, who was arrested by military authorities in connection to the bomb blast which targeted former Head of State General Muhammadu Buhari has been released. When he... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Soldiers Facing Court Martial Placed on Half Salaries


    The 97 soldiers currently facing trial before the Army court martial for mutiny and other offences have been placed on half salary by military authorities. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Aftermath of Soldiers' Night Raid On Abuja Village

    Daily Trust

    For over 2,000 residents of Church Village in Durumi, a village in the heart of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), last Saturday was nightmarish. Located two kilometers away from... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Military Ethics [opinion]


    Among the names that came out of the Nigerian Civil War is one that streaked out as the fiercest, or the finest--depending on your perception of military discipline. Some even... Read more »

October 17

  • Nigeria: Anxiety Over Chibok Girls Amid Ceasefire Reports

    Premium Times

    A ceasefire reportedly agreed by the Nigerian government and the extremist Boko Haram sect, stirred anxiety across the country Friday amid hopes it would help restore peace to... Read more »

  • Central African Republic: Militia Target Hospitals

    UN News

    Armed groups must respect medical facilities and allow patients and medical staff unhindered and safe access to hospitals, two United Nations officials in the Central African... Read more »

  • Sudan: '21 Sudan Troops Killed' - Rebels

    Radio Dabanga

    Rebel forces in Rokoro, Central Darfur, announced the killing of several government troops and pro-government militiamen during their attack on Thursday evening. On Friday, the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Army, Boko Haram Reach Ceasefire

    Premium Times

    The Nigerian military and the Boko Haram sect, have reached an immediate ceasefire, the Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh, said Friday. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Refugee Exodus Grows

    UN News

    Amid an intensifying campaign of violence committed by insurgent groups in north-eastern Nigeria, the number of refugees fleeing the conflict into the West African country's... Read more »

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