[Premium Times]Nigeria's President, Goodluck Jonathan, on the 14th May 2013 declared a state of emergency in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa States. He was responding to the incessant terrorist attacks and other security challenges that have recently plagued Nigeria, The declaration is in accordance with the provisions of section 305(3 (c) (d) (f) Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 as amended.
[IRIN]Garissa-Nairobi -The presence of foreign militias in parts of northeastern Kenya, and their collusion with security officials and business people there, may be to blame for a rise in insecurity in the region, where multiple gun and grenade attacks have been reported over the past two years.
[Premium Times]As Nigerian troops intensify their search for criminals and members of the Boko Haram in Maiduguri, the Joint Task Force on Saturday imposed a 24 hours curfew in places identified as hot spots of Maiduguri,the Borno State capital.
[The Herald]STAR FM DJ Munyaradzi Mlimo - popularly known as DJ Munya a- has been arrested on allegations of kidnapping and killing a man he suspected of engaging in an extra-marital affair with his wife.