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We’re winning war against terrorism, banditry – Nigerian Military

The military says it is achieving better results  in the fight against banditry, terrorism and other forms of criminality in recent times across the country.

Insurgency: Nigeria’s deradicalisation program must go beyond mere military campaign – Kukah

Bishop Mathew Kukah, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, has called on authorities to consider deradicalisation campaign beyond military affairs as a way to achieve maximum success in fight against terrorism.

Nigeria 3rd most terrorised nation – Security expert

Chief Edinen Usoroh, Chairman, Association of Licensed Private Security Practitioners of Nigeria, ALPSPN, Plateau chapter, says Nigeria currently ranks third on the world’s terrorism index.

Saudi Arabia executes 37 people for terrorism

Saudi Arabia has executed 37 people who were convicted in terrorism-related cases, the Ministry of Interior said on Tuesday. The 37 people were all Saudi...

Terrorism agenda as G7 interior ministers meet in Paris

Combating terrorism was set to be top of the agenda on Thursday and Friday as interior ministers from the G7 group of major Western...

Terrorism: Nigeria, China sign MoU

Nigeria and China on Thursday in Abuja signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, on assistance to the Armed Forces of Nigeria to strengthen the...

Taliban kills 17 Afghan Security Forces during attack

At least 17 Security Force members have been killed in two Afghan Provinces over the past 48 hours, Officials said on Thursday. At least 11 security...

Islam in the shade of ISIS violence, by Prof. Abubakar Liman

Postmodern sensibility is in a sense distinguished by the resurgence of that primeval soup of metaphysics we elsewhere designated as religion, which normatively nourishes...

50 percent of Africans under 19, vulnerable to terrorism — Security expert

A security expert, Ona Ekhomu says 50 per cent of Africans under the age of 19 remain vulnerable to terrorism.

France bans ‘big screen’ zones for World Cup over terror fears

The threat of terrorist attacks in France has put paid to fans' hopes of watching the World Cup on big screens in public spaces,...

Saudi vows new Islamic alliance ‘will wipe terrorists from the earth’

Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince vowed to "pursue terrorists until they are wiped from the face of the earth" as officials from 40 Muslim...

New York attack suspect faces expanded 22-count indictment

The Uzbek immigrant accused of killing eight people in New York in the name of the Islamic State group has been slapped with murder...

Gunfire, explosions during Georgia ‘terror’ raid

Explosions and gunfire were heard in the Georgian capital Tbilisi on Wednesday as armed counter-terrorist units raided an apartment block on the outskirts of...

Iran declares ‘victory’ over IS

ISIS PHOTO:AFPIranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday declared "victory" over the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria as the jihadists cling to just...

Trump declares North Korea state sponsor of terror

President Donald Trump on Monday declared North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism, returning Kim Jong-Un's nuclear-armed pariah regime to a short blacklist of...

Saraki urges global efforts against terrorism

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said it is the collective responsibility of  world leaders to combat terrorism, reaffirming Nigeria’s  commitment to the fight. Mr Saraki...

Two dead as van rams Barcelona crowd

A driver deliberately rammed a van into a crowd on Barcelona's most popular street on Thursday, killing at least two people before fleeing to...

Hate speech promoters to be treated as terrorists – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday said that the Federal Government had drawn a line on hate speech and would treat it as an...

Army: We need to do more to counter terrorism

The Director-General of the Nigerian Army Resource Centre, Johnny Hammakim, on Monday said more still need to be done to check violent extremism in...

Nigerian Army arrests 126 Boko Haram terrorists in IDPs camp

The Nigeria Army on Wednesday said it had arrested about 126 suspected Boko Haram terrorists at the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camp in Damboa,...

‘Nigerian Air Force strikes Boko Haram location in Gwoza’

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, said it struck a Boko Haram terrorists' location at Tagoshe/Mandara Mountain general area about 10km Southwest of Gwoza in...

Trump to Buhari: I’ll support Nigeria acquire aircraft to fight Boko Haram

The US president, Donald Trump, has expressed his readiness to support Nigeria acquire aircraft to fight Boko Haram terrorists. According to the readout of Mr...

Trump invites Buhari to America, commends rescue of 24 Chibok girls

The United States President Donald Trump has invited President Muhammadu Buhari to Washington and also assured him of support towards fighting Boko Haram terrorism. A...

Self-censorship and security reports, by Yushau A. Shuaib

Self-censorship by the media is a moral act of repressing, limiting, holding back or classifying information from public disclosure through mutual understanding. In most...

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