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The mutilated bodies of soldiers killed in last Friday’s attack by suspected bandits have been found in Niger State. The soldiers were killed during a clash with bandits in the Roro, Karaga, and Rumace communities, Bassa Ward, Shiroro Local Government Area of the State.

The Defence Headquarters, on Thursday released the names of terrorist kingpins killed during different operations in the northern part of the country. The DHQ noted that the terrorist commanders were killed in separate operations between January and March 2024. The names of the terrorist kingpins are Abu Bilal Minuki (aka Abubakar Mainok) – Head of […]

The Federal High Court in Borno has commanded the freedom of at least 313 suspected terrorists captured by the military. The court instructed their release because there wasn't enough proof to prove their guilt. At the same time, the Defence Headquarters announced on Thursday that soldiers defeated 121 terrorists, captured 253, and saved 244 kidnapped hostages in […]

The Defence Headquarters reports that soldiers have killed 106 terrorists and captured 103 in various missions across the country in the past week. The Director, Defence Media Operations, Maj. Gen. Edward Buba, shared this information while providing an update on the operations in a statement on Friday in Abuja. Buba mentioned that the troops also arrested 22 perpetrators in the process.

British soldiers in a WWI trenchAustralian War Memorial Just over 100 years ago, on the 28th of June, 1914, the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary was assassinated in Sarajevo. That set into motion a chain of events that, within several weeks, culminated in the European great powers declaring war on each other. The resulting conflict […]

Sarah Horrigan via Flickr Keeping a secret can be hard work. It may seem relatively easy to avoid mentioning your friend’s surprise birthday party or your co-worker’s recent breakup, but concealing even trivial information, let alone important things, can be exhausting. When keeping a secret, we have to constantly monitor what we say to make […]