According to a government statement on Thursday, 65 civilians and 58 jihadists are known to have been killed.
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Armed assailants raided the village of Solhan on the evening of June 4, opened fire on residents and burnt homes.
At least 100 people were killed in a “barbaric attack” by gunmen targeting a village in north-eastern Burkina Faso, said…
The finals will be hosted by Cameroon in 2022.
The two teams will on Wednesday face each other in a WAFU Zone B Cup of Nations Group B encounter in Benin.
Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, confirmed this in a statement in Abuja on Thursday.
Eze has been on the radar of Nigeria for at least three years, without getting capped, and he was among a posse of players of Nigerian descent who were invited to train with the Super Eagles in March 2017 following a cancelled friendly with Burkina Faso.
An international counter-terrorism expert, David Otto, has advised the Government of Burkina Faso to learn from the successes recorded by the Nigerian Army under the leadership of Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, if they hope to end the menace of jihadists/terrorists in the country.
Gunmen killed 24 people, including a pastor, in an attack on a church during Sunday mass in northwestern Burkina Faso, four security sources said on Monday.
“The gunmen attacked two villages, Alamou and Nagraogo, in the country’s north, near the border with Mali on Monday,” the government said in a statement.
Kimar Akoliya, whose father Akoliya Patel, owns the Ghana-based Balaji mining group, had set off for Burkina Faso’s capital, Ouagadougou, from the remote Inata mine with two colleagues when they disappeared in September 2018.
Fourteen students died on Saturday morning in Toeni, Sourou province in northwestern Burkina Faso when the bus transporting them jumped on a mine, Xinhua learned from a security source.
Governor Salfo Kabore said in a statement on Wednesday that the extremists attacked the village of Pobe Mengao in Soum province near the border with Niger on Saturday and Sunday.
The President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, in a statement in Abuja said the Nigerian leader made the call at the Extraordinary Summit of the Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government on Counter-Terrorism in Ouagadougou.
A statement from the Media office of the State House, Abuja, said the President was received on arrival at the Ouagadougou International Airport by President Roch Kabore of Burkina Faso, on Saturday.
Nigeria’s Flying Eagles on Friday succumbed to a 0-2 defeat in the hands of Burkina Faso in the final of the men’s football event at the 12th African Games in Rabat, Morocco.
1973 champions Nigeria will look to win their first gold in men’s football tournament of the African Games when they take on Burkina Faso in the final of the event in Rabat on Friday.
Comfort Ekaro, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, made this known in her office when a delegation from Burkina Faso visited to understudy Nigeria on Community Water Safety Plan, on Monday.
Nigeria’s Flying Eagles were held to a 1-1 draw by Burkina Faso U20 in their 12th African Games men’s football first Group A encounter at the Stade Hassan Moulay, Rabat on Friday.
The National Emergency Management Agency on Friday said a total of 14,036 Nigerians have voluntarily returned home under the Assisted Voluntary Returnees Programme which began in April 2017.