Boko Haram militants kill U.N. contractor, four others

An armed group, suspected to be Boko Haram militants, attacked a U.N. technical team working along the border between Nigeria and Cameroon, killing five persons and wounding several. According to the United Nations Office for West Africa, the attack occurred on Tuesday at around 1400 local time near the Cameroonian border town of Kontcha. “The… Read More Boko Haram militants kill U.N. contractor, four others

Customs intercept container carrying hundreds of pump action rifles in Lagos

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has seized a truck carrying a container loaded with 661 pieces of pump action rifles. The truck with registration number BDG 265 XG conveying the 1x40ft container with Number: PONU/825914/3 was intercepted along Mile 2 on the Apapa-Oshodi expressway in Lagos. Briefing newsmen in Lagos, on Monday, the Comptroller-General of… Read More Customs intercept container carrying hundreds of pump action rifles in Lagos