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Muhammadu Buhari as negotiator and savior of ‘repentant’ Boko Haram Islamist terrorists – Perspectives by Erasmus Ikhide

DECEMBER 1, 2012 the leadership of Jama’atul Ahlis Sunnah Lidda’awati Wal Jihad, also called Boko Haram named the former Head of State and presidential candidate of Congress for Progressive Change, CPC, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), among...

Nigerian activists urge Senate President Ahmad Lawan to drop bill seeking to give ‘repentant’ Boko Haram terrorists foreign education

Nigeria's Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Senate President Dr Ahmad Lawan, urging him to use his leadership position to “ensure that the bill that would allow ‘repentant Boko...

Buhari commends doctors without borders over insecurity in Nigeria

The sacrifices of Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) in conflict areas in Nigeria are well appreciated, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. Receiving Dr Christos Christou, International President of the organization at State House, Abuja,...

Lawan: How N’Assembly is working to improve security situation in Nigeria

President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday said the National Assembly has devised a strategy that will see to the creation of institutions dedicated to providing enduring solutions to Nigeria's security travails.

DEVELOPING: Cold war in Nigeria presidency as Monguno battles Abba Kyari over widening insecurity under Buhari

There is an established cold war and ongoing battle for supremacy in the affairs of nation's security between the National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj-Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd) and the Chief of Staff (COS) to the President,...

U.S. Army Africa commanding general Major General Roger Cloutier gives rare insight into America’s operations on the continent

The U.S. Army Africa commanding general, Maj. Gen. Roger Cloutiera at a telephonic press briefing from Italy on Wednesday, discussed the 2020 African Land Forces Summit that's running this year from February 18th through the 21st...

Buhari visits Maiduguri after Boko Haram massacre

More proactive and decisive measures are to be taken by the Federal Government to put to an end to the Boko Haram menace in the country once and for all. President Muhammadu Buhari...

Why is Buratai in a hurry to free Boko Haram suspected terrorists in Nigeria? Perspectives by Fredrick Nwabufo

My theory. Boko Haram is an enterprise. The wheel of the war must be kept spinning for the profiteers and racketeers of blood. The insurgency has raged on for more than a decade. And when it...

Nigeria insecurity: Where do we go from here? Perspectives by Abiodun Komolafe

Have you watched the video clips of the gruesome execution of Lawan Andimi and Roypvil Dalyep by Boko Haram? Have you ever imagined what it feels like to take one’s loved ones away with hopes of reuniting with them waning with each passing day? Have you for once paused to ponder the pains and the...

Ethiopia’s Abiy, Nigeria’s Buhari, Equatorial Guinea’s Obiang, others inaugurate AU committee of intelligence and security services

Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday joined President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea and other African leaders to inaugurate the headquarters of the Committee of...

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World Bank grants loans to 100 developing nations to fight COVID-19, including 39 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa

The World Bank Group announced on Tuesday that its emergency operations to fight COVID-19, the respiratory...

African Development Bank: Tolling Bells for Humanity – Perspectives by Equatorial Guinea’s Minister of Finance Cesar MBA ABOGO

COVID-19 is severely testing Africa's social, economic and political resilience. While it is true that our countries are taking bold actions to...

African Development Bank approves €188m ($204m) loan for Mauritius to respond to COVID-19

The African Development Bank has approved €188 million ($204 million) loan for Mauritius to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Group’s Board of Directors said...

IMF’s Abebe Aemro Selassie: African countries need additional $44 billion in 2020 to mitigate COVID-19 economic impacts

Abebe Aemro Selassie is the director of the African Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In this column titled 'Africa’s Hour...

IMF discloses COVID-19 interest rate on loans for countries in Sub-Saharan Africa

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has disclosed the COVID-19 interest rate on loans as well as loan terms for countries in...

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