Niger’s interference (Opinion)

2019/10/02 – Niger is not Nigeria. The two countries may be neighbours with ethnic affinity but they are two different countries with two different governments and two different heads of governments. Last week Thursday, two State Governors from Niger Republic, Mr. Issa Moussa of Zinder and Mr. Zakiri Umar of Maradi State came with a multitude into Kano, a town in Nigeria, dressed in the regalia of the APC, Nigeria’s ruling party to campaign for President Muhammadu Buhari, the APC presidential flagbearer. Continuer à lire … « Niger’s interference (Opinion) »

Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, Niger and CAR leaders to meet over Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari has announced his intention to hold a one-day meeting with the Heads of State and Government of Chad, Cameroon, Niger, and the Central African Republic. Continuer à lire … « Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, Niger and CAR leaders to meet over Boko Haram »

Nigeria/UK – Buhari receives UK’s Prince Charles

2018/06/11 – President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with Prince Charles, the new head of the Commonwealth of Nations.

Mr Charles, the heir to the British throne, arrived the forecourt of the office of the president at about 2:20p.m Tuesday.

He was received by Mr Buhari who introduced him to senior government officials at the venue.

After the pleasantries, the two leaders went into a closed-door meeting.

P Times/Sahel-Elite

Nigeria, Niger Sign MoU To Tackle Boko Haram

2018/09/25 – The federal government has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Republic of Niger on how to curtail Boko Haram terrorists. The agreement was reached yesterday when the nation’s minister of defence Mansur Muhammad Dan-Ali visited the President of Niger Muhammadu Issoufou at Presidential Palace Niamey. Continuer à lire … « Nigeria, Niger Sign MoU To Tackle Boko Haram »

Lake Chad region – UN, others discuss ways of ending Boko Haram crisis

2018/09/01 – The UN has said that it would provide assistance to no fewer than 6.1 million people affected by the Boko Haram crisis in North-east Nigeria by the end of 2018.

UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Nigeria, Edward Kallon, stated this at a conference in New York tagged ‘Strengthening the Humanitarian and Development Partnership in the Lake Chad Region’. Continuer à lire … « Lake Chad region – UN, others discuss ways of ending Boko Haram crisis »

UK to train Nigerian army counterterror squads to fight Boko Haram under new security partnership

2018/08/31 – Britain will train Nigerian army counterterror squads to fight against Boko Haram under a new security partnership.

The plans will see UK armed forces training full fighting units for the first time, with the aim of equipping them to also tackle Islamic State West Africa (a splinter group from Boko Haram). Continuer à lire … « UK to train Nigerian army counterterror squads to fight Boko Haram under new security partnership »

Le Nigeria et la Grande-Bretagne signent des accords sur l’économie et un partenariat en matière de sécurité

2018/08/30 – Mercredi, le Nigeria et la Grande-Bretagne ont signé deux accords sur l’économie et un partenariat en matière de sécurité, peu après la rencontre à huis clos entre le président nigérian Muhammadu Buhari et la Première ministre britannique, Theresa May, en visite à Abuja.  Continuer à lire … « Le Nigeria et la Grande-Bretagne signent des accords sur l’économie et un partenariat en matière de sécurité »