Nigeria Signs MOU With Britain On Security, Economic Development

By Akinwale Kasali Following the inability of the Muhammadu Buhari administration to conquer the Boko Haram and Fulani Herdsmen insurgent, Nigeria and Britain on Wednesday in Abuja signed two agreements on Defence and Security partnership, as well as Economic Development Forum. Speaking briefly before signing the agreements, President Muhammadu Buhari stated that Nigeria and the United Kingdom would continue to enhance cooperation in tackling corruption and reducing poverty. The Nigerian leader lauded the British government for its assistances to Nigeria in the fight against terrorism, and pledged Nigeria’s readiness to…

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Buhari Set To Visit Benue State

  By Akinwale Kasali For weeks now, the media has been awashed with criticism and counter criticism over the failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to visit Benue State, since the attack on the people of the state by alleged Fulani herdsmen. Rather, the President visited Kano State and other States for political and person functions at the expense of the ‘war torn’ Benue state, which has led to the state burying over 70 people as the result of the mayhem caused by the alleged Fulani herdsmen. Last week, the presidency…

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Security: FG fidles while Nigeria burns

By every indication, the forces that galvanised the removal of former President Goodluck Jonathan has been set in motion against President Muhammadu Buhari, but it appears he is confident of wading through the dark waters of uncertainties to emerge both as the All progressives congress, APC, flag bearer and subsequently scale through a second term. This confidence stems from the fact that he has deftly placed the security apparatus in the hands of family members who he believes will not betray him. Though his confidence is rightly placed because his…

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Again, Airpeace runs into turbulence

The Aviation industry has been in the news for all the wrong reasons in recent times. Last week, Dana Air flying from Lagos to Abuja suffered door mishap on arrival to Abuja Airport, a situation that generated controversy with passengers exchanging crossfire with the Airline. Why the Airline insisted that a passenger pushed down the door, passengers claimed that the door was making funny noise during flight. This time, reports indicate that there was a robbery incidence involving an Arik aircraft taxing for take at the off in Lagos. The…

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Security: Nass at loggerheads with presidency

The ongoing security crisis in the country has reached an alarming proportion prompting the National assembly to propose a security summit to discuss the issue. Since after the Benue massacre, more killings have gone on in Benue and Nassarawa state, according to reports. Only recently, the Security agencies invaded and allegedly killed the native doctor that has been involved in the preparation of protective fetish for the Benue Vigilante youths that are being trained to defend themselves against Fulani herdsmen. There are rumors that the military-particularly the Nigerian Air force-were…

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