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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
The current report have it that Nigeria and Djibouti have resolved to intensify efforts at strengthening existing bilateral relations.
Nigerian Non-residence Ambassador to Djibouti, Mr. Bankole Adeoye, and President of the Republic of Djibouti, Mr. Ismail Guelleh, made the commitment during a diplomatic talk. Continuer à lire … « Nigeria, Djibouti to strengthen bilateral relations »
Abuja 22/11/17 – President Muhammadu Buhari said Nigeria has not done well in the area of aviation infrastructure despite the huge potentials in air transport sector.
The President stated this yesterday at the opening of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) World Aviation Forum in Abuja. Continuer à lire … « Nigeria has failed in providing aviation infrastructure – Buhari »