Nigeria fighter jets fly over Gambia

Nigeria’s fighter jets have been flying over The Gambia as West African regional forces continue to flex their muscles ahead of a military intervention...

Gambia crisis: Barrow inauguration in Senegal as Jammeh stays put

The man who won The Gambia's disputed election says he will be sworn in as president at the country's embassy in neighbouring Senegal. The message,...

Gambia’s vice-president ‘quits’

  The Gambia's Vice-President Isatou Njie-Saidy resigned yesterday, hours before his mandate expired, the AFP news agency has quoted family sources as saying. The environment and...

Photos: FG deploys contingent of Nigeria Police officers to Somalia

The Federal government has sent a contingent of  Nigeria Police Officers to Somalia as part of efforts to help in rebuilding the police force...

IPOB to hold solidarity rally for Donald Trump on his inauguration day

A pro-Biafra group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) movement, on Wednesday announced that they would hold a rally in Nigeria on Friday in support of Donald Trump, which...

Watch as flood sweeps vehicle off bridge in Zimbabwe

The video shows a Toyota Land Cruiser Truck being swept away by floods while attempting to cross a bridge in Zimbabwe. Although, it is...

Photos: Nigerian Troops leave for Gambia to ensure incumbent president, Yahya Jammeh, hands over...

Ahead of the presidential inauguration in Gambia today, the Nigerian Air Force Wednesday, airlifted troops to the country as part of efforts by ECOWAS...

Al-Qaeda affiliate claims Mali car bomb attack in Gao

Al-Qaeda's North African affiliate says a group linked to it carried out the suicide attack that killed at least 50 people in northern Mali. A...

Gambia’s President Jammeh refuses to leave office as deadline passes

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh is refusing to step down despite the threat of military intervention by neighbouring states. Adama Barrow, who beat him in elections...

Islamic State group ‘lost quarter of territory’ in 2016

So-called Islamic State (IS) lost almost a quarter of its territory in 2016, according to new analysis. The group gave up almost 18,000 sq km...

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