Second Nigerian Air Force Mi-171E inducted


Written by Guy Martin


08/01/2021 – The December event was attended by President Muhammadu Buhari, Minister of Defence Major General Bashir Magashi (rtd); the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin; and the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, as well as other dignitaries. Continuer à lire … « Second Nigerian Air Force Mi-171E inducted »

War against Boko Haram has failed —EU

20/01/2020 – The European Parliament which is the legislative branch of the European Union (EU), recently suggested that the Nigerian Army and the government had not been telling citizens the whole truth about the fight against terrorism in Nigeria.

This followed the EU parliament’s claim that progress in the fight against terrorism in Nigeria has been stalled. Continuer à lire … « War against Boko Haram has failed —EU »

Nigeria, Egypt partner on counter-terrorism fight in Africa

27/12/2019 – President Muhammadu Buhari and his Egyptian counterpart, Abdelfattah el-Sisi, have mulled a partnership to eradicate terrorism in parts of Africa.Speaking on the sidelines of the Aswan Forum on Sustainable Peace and Development in Africa held in Egypt, the Nigerian leader said West African nations were already in close collaboration towards combating the menace by setting up a multinational task force. Continuer à lire … « Nigeria, Egypt partner on counter-terrorism fight in Africa »

Buhari proposes pool fund for africa trans-regional gas infrastructure

29/11/2019 – President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said there was a need for African nations to pool resources to put up trans-border and trans-regional energy infrastructure so as to fully leverage the potential of natural gas in the continent. Continuer à lire … « Buhari proposes pool fund for africa trans-regional gas infrastructure »

Boko Haram degraded, we need citizens’ partnership to finish the job – Buhari

16/10/2019 – President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said all hands must be on deck to ensure that Boko Haram insurgents are completely defeated.

Buhari said Nigerians and security agents must team up with his government to stop the degraded Boko Haram insurgents from attacking soft targets in the Northeast. Continuer à lire … « Boko Haram degraded, we need citizens’ partnership to finish the job – Buhari »

Nigeria looks to sign military cooperation deal with Russia this month

13/10/2019 -Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari hopes to sign a military technical cooperation deal with Russia at talks with President Vladimir Putin this month that will help it fight Boko Haram militants, Nigeria’s ambassador in Moscow said on Friday.The Nigerian leader is due to meet Putin on the sidelines of a Russia-Africa summit in the Black Sea city of Sochi amid a push by Moscow to expand its influence in Africa. Continuer à lire … « Nigeria looks to sign military cooperation deal with Russia this month »

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 »