Four civilians were killed in the remote north of Cameroon in a cross-border attack by Boko Haram militants, according to state radio.

Former Head of State, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), has expressed concern over the deteriorating security situation in the North, saying over one million people had been killed in the region from 1966 till date.

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Friday derided Goodluck Jonathan's record on security, vowing that Boko Haram could be crushed easily if politicians chose to do so.

The deadly Ebola outbreak in west Africa has forced India to postpone plans for a December summit in New Delhi attended by representatives of more than 50 African nations, officials said on Saturday.

One Egyptian policeman was killed in a bombing outside the foreign ministry in Cairo , the interior and health ministries said , revising an earlier toll.

Afghanistan ' s rival presidential candidates signed a deal to share power in a unity government, capping months of turmoil over a disputed election that destabilised the nation at a crucial time as foreign troops prepare to leave.

Strange fire gutted a part of the Herbert Macauley Street residence of Justice Daisy Okocha in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

The Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Dan Bature, has described the State governor, Chibuike Amaechi’s reaction over allegation that he was posted to the state to do the bidding of the wife of president, as embarrassing and aimed at provoking him.

As part of this year’s global celebration of peace with the theme, ‘Rights of People to Peace,’ which is observed annually on September 21 as an international Day of Peace, Her Excellency, the First Lady and President of African First Ladies Peace Mission, Dame Patience Jonathan, has called for concerted efforts on peace.