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Buhari calls for tighter security around borders in Lake Chad Basin with proliferation of...

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja urged more vigilance and tightening of security around borders, drawing attention to the increased number of arms, ammunition, and other weapons from the Russia and Ukraine war in the Lake Chad Basin. At...

ECOWAS commits $1.5m to boost cross border security

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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) says it will commit 1.5 million U.S. dollars to infrastructure development in cross border areas in the region. ECOWAS’s Director of Agricultural Development, Mr Alain Traore stated this during the validation workshop...

More needs to be done to combat multiplicity of threats in West Africa –...

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President Muhammadu Buhari has called for greater cooperation among neighbouring countries with Nigeria to better combat escalating volatilities and multiplicity of threats across West Africa and the Sahel. The President was speaking on Thursday in Niamey, the capital of Niger...

Terrorism: Accra Initiative Member States to operationalise MNJTF

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Member States of Accra Initiative have agreed to operationalise a Multinational Joint Task Force within a month to tackle the spread of terrorism and other transnational organised crimes. In a communique issued on Tuesday at the end of their meeting...

NMA confirms release of abducted members in C/River

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The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Cross River chapter, has commended Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River and security agencies on the release of their two abducted members. Dr Felix Archibong, the branch Chairman of the association, confirmed in a statement...

Security beefed up as Buhari inaugurates oil drilling in N/East

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Security measures have been beefed up at the Kolmani River II Oil Field located at a border community between Bauchi and Gombe States for Presidential flag-off of the Kolmani Integrated Development Project. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that...

C/River Govt decries doctors’ indefinite strike over kidnapping

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The Cross River Government has condemned the strike embarked upon by the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) over the abduction of two of its members in the state. It described the strike as unfortunate, regrettable and ill-advised. This is contained in a...

Nigerian soldier goes wild, kills colleague, humanitarian worker, stabs UN co-pilot

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The Nigeria Army Theatre Command of Operation HADIN Kai on Thursday said a soldier went berserk, shot and killed a staff of one of the Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) providing humanitarian support in the North East. The Assistant Director, Army Public...

DR Congo sends warplanes against advancing M23 rebels

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The Democratic Republic of Congo deployed two warplanes against advancing M23 militants on Thursday in the country’s volatile east, sources said, after a regional bloc called for rebels to disarm. Tanks and two fighter jets targeted rebel positions in the...

Kenyan army deployed to NE DR Congo to stem rebel fighting

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A contingent of the Kenyan army arrived Saturday in Goma, the capital of the North Kivu province, located in the northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), as part of the military intervention by the East African Community (EAC)...

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Death anniversary: SCOAN to unveil TB Joshua’s epitaphs on Sunday

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Ola MODUPE (LAGOS) The Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) says it will unveil the late Pastor Temitope Babatunde Joshua, popularly known as TB Joshua’s...

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