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 »

Niger-Nigeria : Buhari, Issoufou to sign MoU on Nigeria/Niger refinery in July

2018/06/24 – Barring unforeseen circumstances, President Muhammadu Buhari, and his Nigerien counterpart, Mahamadou Issoufou will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the planned 100,000 barrels per day (bpd) refinery to be located on Katsina border with Niger. Continuer à lire … « Niger-Nigeria : Buhari, Issoufou to sign MoU on Nigeria/Niger refinery in July »

U.S. may lift travel ban on ‘important partner’ Chad, Tillerson says

2018/03/12 – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Monday Washington was considering lifting a travel ban on Chad, offering an olive branch to a key ally in the fight against Islamist militant groups in West Africa.

The top U.S. diplomat flew into the Chadian capital, N’Djamena, on the last day of a truncated tour of Africa with stop-offs in Kenya, Ethiopia, Djibouti and Nigeria – all frontline partners against Islamic State and al Qaeda off-shoots. Continuer à lire … « U.S. may lift travel ban on ‘important partner’ Chad, Tillerson says »