- The French government is supposedly seeking an alliance with Nigeria in its new ‘Global African Policy’ towards building strategic partnership and alliances against terrorism globally.
- Fears rise as a Nigerian student in Cyprus cries out that young Nigerians are allegedly being recruited for radicalisation in Iran under the guise of going to Iran to study.
- The Federal government of Nigeria plans to a create a special court for trying Terrorism and financial criminal cases.
- Eight men alleged to be part of the Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) have been killed in an encounter with Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) in Eintkhedi village, outskirts of Bhopal, hours after escape from central jail.
- Two American brothers arrested in Tunisia on suspicion of belonging to a terrorist organisation have been released without charge.
- 61 people have supposedly been killed in police training college in Quetta, Pakistan, following twin suicide attacks by terrorists.
- One man believed to be a terrorism financier has been arrested by officers at Birmingham Airport.
- The UK’s security forces have supposedly foiled 10 terrorist attacks in two years.
- 21 suspected Boko Haram terrorists have been arrested in Borno State, North-East Nigeria as a result of the joint efforts between troops from Operation Lafiya Dole and other security agencies.
- 21 of the 276 kidnapped Chibok girls have been released to the Nigerian authorities by terrorist group, Boko Haram while 83 are supposedly still being bargained for. However, another 100 are unwilling to leave the terrorist group.
83 Nigerian soldiers are purported to still be missing in action following days after an attack from Boko Haram.
- Boko Haram allegedly attacked Goptari, a village 10 kilometers away from Chibok community, razing houses and carting away foodstuff and livestock belonging to residents.
- Cyber security has been alleged to soon be the greatest threat to Nigeria’s security after terrorism following a non-existent National policy on information security or guidelines on the use of the internet.
- The Federal Government of Nigeria has supposedly put in place structures for the implementation of the National Counter Terrorism Strategy (NACTEST) to tackle terrorism in the country.
The UN Development Program (UNDP) has described Nigeria, Mali and Somalia as “epicenters” of violent extremism in Africa.
- A 34-year-old man has been charged in relation to significant and serious terrorist offences in Newry following a raid by police which resulted in the arrest of 12 individuals.
- A 19-year-old man was supposedly arrested following the discovery of a suspicious device at North Greenwich station, which was blown up in a controlled explosion by the police.
- Europe is said to be on terrorism high-alert following the defeat of the ISIS (Daesh) in Mosul and Raqqa.