Some suspected gunmen and kidnappers have abducted seven officers of the Nigerian Navy in Edo State.
The state police public relations officer, Sp Kotongs Bello confirmed the incident but noted that the command had rescued five of the officers.
Bello said the officers were ambushed and kidnapped along Sapele-Warri road while travelling to delta from Kaduna state but unable to give details of the incident, saying the command is working hard to ensure the remaining officers were also rescued unhurt.
Tunisia’s Foreign Minister, Othman Jerandi has assured his counterparts in European Union, as well as turkey and the high commissioner for human rights of better days in the country after the president suspended parliament and dismissed the government.
The minister made the assurance following aggressive attack from opposition calling for elections.
Meanwhile, the country had plunged into crisis after President Kais Saied removed the government with help from the army, a move denounced as a coup by Tunisia’s main parties including the largest political bloc, Ennahdha.
Earlier, Saudi Arabia had affirmed its confidence in Tunisia’s leadership to overcome the current challenges in the country and to achieve a decent life and prosperity for the brotherly Tunisian people.
U.S./CONCERN ON CHINA
The Pentagon and Republican Congressmen have aired fresh concerns about china’s build-up of its nuclear forces after a new report saying Beijing was building 110 more missile silos.
An American federation of scientists report on July 26 said satellite images showed china was building a new field of silos near Hami in the eastern part of its Xinjiang region.
The report came weeks after another on the construction of about 120 missile silos in Yumen, a desert area about 240 miles to the southeast.
Reacting, the U.S. strategic command said in tweet that it was the second time in two months the public discovered what had been said all along about the growing threat the world faces and the veil of secrecy that surrounds it.