• You will return home this year, Army chief assures Borno border communities

    You will return home this year, Army chief assures Borno border communities

    Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff, on Monday assured Borno border communities of Damasak and Kashigar of their return home following successes recorded against the Boko Haram terrorists.

    Buratai gave the assurance at the launch of the third batch of the Most Wanted Boko Haram Terrorists Album in Maiduguri.

    He said the military was making effort to ensure the return of the communities before end of the year. “The fight against the Boko Haram terrorists has been tremendously successful.

    Buratai said: […]

  • Nigerian soldiers withdraw from border town after Boko Haram attack

    Nigerian soldiers withdraw from border town after Boko Haram attack

    Nigerian Army troops stationed at a border town in Borno State have withdrawn from their location after a Boko Haram attack on Monday evening, the army spokesman said in a statement.

    Monday’s attack on Gashigar, on the border with Niger left thirteen soldiers wounded and an unknown number missing.

    Army spokesman Col. Sani Usman said the attack was a “temporary setback” carried out by “remnants of Boko Haram” that forced the soldiers to ‘withdraw from the location’.

    Usman said an operation was in […]

  • Islamic State ‘ousted from Turkey-Syria border’

    Islamic State ‘ousted from Turkey-Syria border’

    The Islamic State jihadist group has reportedly lost control of its last strip of territory along the Syrian-Turkish border.

    The militants were driven from the area between the northern Syrian towns of Azaz and Jarablus by Turkish troops and allied Syrian rebels, a news agency claimed.

    Turkey’s state-run Anadolu agency reported the advance “has removed terror organisation Daesh’s (IS) physical contact with the Turkish border in northern Syria”.

    The apparent major setback for IS means key supply lines used to bring in foreign […]

  • Buhari reiterates pledge to respect ICJ’s judgment on Nigeria-Cameroun border

    Buhari reiterates pledge to respect ICJ’s judgment on Nigeria-Cameroun border

    President Muhammadu Buhari has restated that his administration will abide by the decision of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the Nigeria–Cameroun border.

    A statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Garba Shehu, said Buhari made the promise while speaking yesterday in Abuja when he received a United Nations Mission led by a Special Representative of the Secretary General, Mohammed Ibn Chambers.

    Buhari said Nigeria would not do anything to hamper the work […]

  • Shocking! Man Bursts Out of a Traveling Bag at a South African Border…View Details (Photos)

    Shocking! Man Bursts Out of a Traveling Bag at a South African Border…View Details (Photos)

    An illegal immigrant from Zimbabwe who squeezed himself into his friend’s luggage shocked people at the South African border when he emerged from the traveling box after he couldn’t endure the pains on his limbs.

    After 45 minutes of squeezing himself in the box, passengers were shocked at the BeitBridge Border post when they heard moans coming from the bag.

    “The tall man in his early 20’s had squeezed himself into the case and was wheeled onto a Mercedes Benz Sprinter, disguised […]