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Is Nigeria winning war on terror?

Business Day Online 24 Oct 2021
“I was in Nigeria when Olusegun Obasanjo, former president, sent soldiers to Odi, Bayelsa State, in Niger Delta and they razed a whole village and nothing happened ... The retired Niger Delta-born naval officer further explained that the war on terrorism can be with fewer weapons if government plays its part and allows soldiers to play theirs.

Security Council Visiting Mission to Mali and Niger

Reliefweb 23 Oct 2021
Yesterday evening (22 October), Security Council members departed for a visiting mission to Mali and Niger. France and Niger are co-leading the mission, which will take place from today (23 October) to Monday (25 October) ... Niger Visit ... France and Niger are strong advocates for establishing a UN office that provides logistical support.

APC Chair, Buhari’s legacies and matters arising

Business Day Online 23 Oct 2021
Even while he didn’t hold a major public office ... In the buildup to the 2015 general elections, Musa furnished and maintained the biggest campaign office in the country in Niger State which served as the campaign headquarters of Presidential and other elections in the state.

UN Security Council Representatives to Visit Mali, Niger October 22-26 - Statement

Urdu Point 20 Oct 2021
The members of the UN Security Council will travel to Mali and Niger later at the end of October to meet with the leaders of the two countries, the United Nations spokesperson's office said in a statement on Wednesday ... spokesperson's office said in a statement on Wednesday.

New Australian HC to Seychelles accredited |20 October 2021

Nation 20 Oct 2021
She has served overseas in Ghana (2009-2012, 2014), Lebanon (2016), and Nigeria, Niger and France (2017). From 2013-2015, she was lead Africa analyst at the then Office of National Assessments (now Office of National Intelligence) ... Trade’s Western Australia State Office in Perth.

West and Central Africa: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (12 - 18 October 2021)

Reliefweb 20 Oct 2021
Through the COVAX initiative and other channels, vaccination campaigns intensified across the region, but vaccination rates remain low at 1 per cent in Burkina Faso, 0.9 per cent in Niger and 0.2 in Chad, as opposed to close to 30 per cent in Cabo Verde. UN Office for the ...

Sudan and Niger – an Exchange of Voluntary Returnees

Reliefweb 19 Oct 2021
In October 2021, 48 Sudanese nationals received assistance to return from Niger. A few weeks before, 50 migrants were supported to leave Sudan - in two separate movements – to their communities of origin in Niger ... The 48 Sudanese returnees were all men who had been in Niger for varying lengths of time.

JOE LAURIA: Powell & Iraq—How One Resignation May Have Stopped the Disastrous Invasion

Consortium News 18 Oct 2021
5, 2003 I was in my office, an old radio booth overlooking the Trusteeship Council at UN Headquarters in New York, when I decided to walk over one chamber towards the Security Council ... I then went back to my office to watch the UN feed as the proceedings commenced.

Nigeria Air Force deny say dem pay N20 million ransom to bandits to protect Prez Buhari

Ghana Web 18 Oct 2021
According to WSJ, one Air Force officer na im carry di money go deliver for di bandits' camp ... One hour later, di officer, wey no no gree reveal im ... Dem say di officer reportedly enta di town of Jibia on the border wit Niger, wia plenty armed men come out from di forest to meet am.

NDDC’s cruise – Head office, police flats, forensic audit

Business Day Online 16 Oct 2021
EVEN if you know nothing about the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, its commitment to glorifying littleness, mystifying its roles when it is not flying from one scandal to the other, will not escape you ... NDDC has again funded the welfare of others at the expense of its mandate, the Niger Delta.

Sahel: Niger opens first military school in Niamey

The North Africa Journal 15 Oct 2021
Facing a spate of jihadist attacks, Niger on Friday opened its first military school in the capital Niamey to train future officers.�� “We have set in place with this school the final link in the chain for training our military,” President Mohamed Bazoum said at the� ...

Regional safety & security adviser for West Africa - Dakar - SENEGAL

Reliefweb 15 Oct 2021
is active in 16 countries in West Africa / Lake Chad with delegations in Chad, Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Guinea and maintains historical and dynamic relations with its partners in Ivory Coast, Togo, Benin and Burkina Faso ... The FRC has a regional office in Dakar.

NATO Studying 'Options' to Bolster Africa Anti-Jihadi Force, UN Says

Voa News 08 Oct 2021
support office for the G5 Sahel force, which comprises around 5,000 soldiers from Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Chad and Burkina Faso, which would be funded by contributions from the United Nations ... for a visit to Mali and Niger at the end of the month, to study the security situation.

Nato studying 'options' to bolster Africa anti-jihadist force: UN

Eye Witness News 08 Oct 2021
Guterres said he is 'convinced' of the need to ...

New European taskforce takes on Mali’s elusive militants

Metro USA 06 Oct 2021
Remain vigilant,” said a senior officer as a herd of cows slowed the convoy’s progress ... “The terrorists are watching us right now,” the officer said ... An officer from the new Takuba force talks with a Malian officer during a patrol near Niger border in Dansongo Circle.