The District of Columbia National Guard and the National Armed Forces of Burkina Faso signed a partnership agreement on 1 February. This initiative occurs under the Department of Defense’s State Partnership Program (SPP) which brings together different National Guards with U.S. partners around the world. The deal occurs at a critical moment as violence in Burkina Faso continues.
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Monday, 25 February 2019
Burkina Faso and US DC National Guard Sign Partnership
Friday, 22 February 2019
Boko Haram Jihadists Kills 5, Kidnap 9 in Chad
Rampaging Pirates Unleash Terror on Ships, Crew On Nigerian Waters
Wednesday, 20 February 2019
Nigeria Places Foreign Embassies, Diplomats Under Surveillance Over Election Meddling
Ghana Expels 723 Nigerians Over Cybercrime, Prostitution And Illegal Residence
No fewer than seven hundred and twenty-three (723) Nigerians have been deported from Ghana within the last 12 months, according to statistics from the Nigerian High Commission in Ghana.
Monday, 18 February 2019
Suspected Drug Dealers Kill Anti-Narcotics Officers in Ondo State
Four men of the Ondo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have been shot dead by gunmen suspected to be drug dealers.
Five Boko Haram Terrorists, Four Soldiers Killed In Yobe, Northeast Nigeria
Five Boko Haram fighters and four soldiers were reportedly killed in fighting in Yobe state the military said on Sunday, in the latest clashes between troops and terrorists.
Thursday, 14 February 2019
Election Security: Nigerian Army Launches Election Monitoring & Security Room
The Chief of Army Staff Nigerian Army (NA), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai has today Wednesday the 13th of February 2019 launched Elections Monitoring and Security Situation Room with the view to safeguarding and strengthening Nigeria’s democracy.
EU Blacklists Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Panama For Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing Risks
The European Commission has added Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Panama and other jurisdictions to a blacklist of nations seen as posing a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering, the EU executive said on Wednesday.
Wednesday, 13 February 2019
Fears of Violence in Nigeria Ahead of Saturday Election
Lagos, Nigeria - Fears of violence have gripped many in Nigeria days before the presidential and legislative elections on February 16 with at least five deaths reported so far in pre-poll clashes.
Thursday, 7 February 2019
Geopolitics: How Russia Is Bolstering Its Strategic Influence In Africa
Much has been made about China’s role and profile in Africa and the factors underlying its activities on the continent. Less debated is the spread and depth of Russia’s contemporary presence and profile in Africa.
Wednesday, 6 February 2019
Six Russian Sailors Seized By Pirates Released in Nigeria — Embassy
Six Russian sailors, seized by pirates near Benin’s territorial waters in early January during an attack against the container ship The MSC Mandy, have been released in Nigeria, the Russian embassy in Nigeria told TASS on Wednesday.
Nigeria Will Kill Foreign Forces Who Intervene in Nigeria's Election – Governor El-Rufai
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The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Tuesday threatened that Nigerian forces will kill foreign soldiers who intervene in the country’s election matters.
United Nations Office on Drugs And Crime Reports 'Alarming' Trends in Drug Trafficking in Africa
UNITED NATIONS —
The U.N. drugs and crime chief said Wednesday that his office is registering “new, alarming trends” in drug trafficking in western and central Africa that are destabilizing the ability of country’s to govern as well as security, economic growth and public health.
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