The police officers and soldiers had been sent to reinforce the town of Pama after a police station there was recently attacked.
It regretted that a woman and a teenager had also been killed in the strike that took place overnight on Sunday into Monday.
The Nigerian military’s dismissive response to this report is typical of its default stance of downplaying or denying losses.
President Roch Kabore urged the public Saturday to cooperate more closely with the country’s military, following a coordinated attacks on France's embassy.
About 30 people were killed and 85 wounded in terrorist attacks on the French embassy and cultural centre in Burkina Faso.
South Sudan's elite is using the country's oil wealth to get rich and terrorize civilians, according to documents reviewed in an ongoing investigation.
Dozens of girls abducted from their school by fighters from the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram may still be unaccounted for, in a chilling repetition of the notorious 2014 kidnapping of the Chibok girls.
At least 35 villagers have been killed this week by suspected armed bandits in north-western Nigeria.
The rights watchdog said an aggressive campaign to recruit children had begun in mid-2017, with the jihadists taking reprisals against communities who refuse to cooperate.
Shekau, who is currently being searched for by troops, mostly spoke in Arabic language in the video.
The DSS said that the plan by the suspected terrorists was to attack Kano, Sokoto, Kaduna and Maiduguri.
This year Boko Haram militants have used at least 27 children to carry out suicide bombing attacks in the first three months in Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon
This is the first time a MOAB has been used in the battlefield, according to the US officials
An explosive device believed to have been planted in the church detonated killing worshipers who were marking Palm Sunday
A suspected Boko Haram kingpin, Adenoyi Abdulsalam, has been arrested by a joint team of the Department of State Services and the military in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti state. A statement issued […]
Customs intercepts arms shipped to Nigeria through a container meant to be offloaded in Tin-can, Lagos