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ICRC Condemns Killing Of Abducted Aid Worker In Nigeria

ICRC Condemns Killing Of Abducted Aid Worker In Nigeria

  The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has condemned the killing of abducted member of the Action Against Hunger team in Nigeria, saying violence against humanitarian workers only jeopardizes access to much needed assistance for people affected by armed conflicts. Six members (one woman and five men) of the humanitarian organisation working in […]

Blind Female Suicide Bomber Kills Mogadishu Mayor – Official

  The suicide bomber who killed the mayor of Mogadishu and six other people in July was a blind, female employee of the municipal government, Somalia’s internal security ministry on Friday said. The suicide bomber was assisted by a fellow worker to carry out the act, ministry added. The al Qaeda-linked Islamist militant group al […]

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Boko Haram Insurgents Kill 12 Farmers, Displace 1,300 In Borno – NEMA

  The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Sunday said 12 farmers were killed and 1,300 others displaced in separate attacks coordinated by the Boko Haram insurgents in Borno, Northeast Nigeria. Mr Bashir Garga, NEMA’s Northeast Zonal Coordinator, made the disclosure in a statement in Maiduguri. Garba said the insurgents hacked 12 farmers to death while […]

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Germany Deports Associate Of September 11 Hijackers To Morocco

  Germany has deported a Moroccan associate of the Sept. 11 hijackers after he served most of a 15-year jail term for helping to organise the 2001 attacks on U.S. targets, authorities said on Monday. El-Motassadeq, 44, was a member of a group of radical Islamists based in the northern German city of Hamburg, who […]

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ICRC Calls For Urgent Release Of Medical Workers Abducted By Boko Haram

  The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), has expressed concern over the 24 hours deadline given by Boko Haram to eliminate another female staff held captive by the insurgents. Head of ICRC’s Operations in the Lake Chad Basin, Mamadou Sow, in a statement on Sunday appealed to Nigerian Government, communities and individuals to […]

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Egypt Police Kills 10 Terrorists In North Sinai

  The Egyptian Police on Tuesday killed at least 10 terrorists in a security raid in Arish city of restive North Sinai province northeast of the capital Cairo, official news agency MENA reported. After receiving a tip-off, the National Security Sector struck the hideout of some terrorist elements in a deserted farmland in El-Obour area […]

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Nigerian Air Force Neutralises Boko Haram Vehicle, Fighters In Tumbun Rego, Borno

  The Nigerian Air Force says the the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has destroyed a Boko Haram vehicle and neutralised scores of the insurgents at Tumbun Rego on the fringes of Lake Chad in Borno. Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, who disclosed this in a […]

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Nigeria: Force Commander Seeks Media Partnership To Dislodge Bandits

  By Mohammed Munirat Nasir Newly appointed Force Commander, Operation Sharan Daji, the joint military operation set up to fight banditry in Zamfara state, Major Gen. Stevenson Olabanji has solicited the support and partnership with the media for the success of the operation. Gen. Olabanji who is also the General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the […]

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