To combat terrorism, transnational organised crime, and improve cooperation in border management in Asia, the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT) and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) have hosted a three-day regional workshop to deal with those issues.
Boko Haram still remains a threat to security in the North-East axis of Nigeria, Human Rights Watch has said in its World Report 2019 on Nigeria. The verdict is coming despite notable military advances, and a seeming premature proclamations of the jihadists’ group defeat by government forces.
President Buhari says Nigeria stands in solidarity with Saudi Arabia, following drone attacks yesterday on the refinery plants at Khurais and Abqaiq.
In the boiling North-East axis of Nigeria, the hotbed of the Boko Haram insurgency, almost 13,200 minors have been reported missing. This implies that thousands of parents do not know where their children are and if they are alive or dead.
Over 1,400 people have been killed within a period of six months in Nigeria as a result of kidnapping and banditry, the United Nations (UN) said on Tuesday just as Biafra agitators stormed the European Union (EU) Parliament to lobby for Europe’s support for their quest for a Sovereign State of Biafra out of Nigeria.
The bloody Islamic festival, Ashura, has allegedly claimed the lives of 15 Shi’ites, the defiant Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) said they were killed across the country by the Police while observing the Ashura procession.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has berated President Muhammadu Buhari for his failure to take decisive steps to end bloodletting and guarantee a stable, peaceful and secure nation.
The Buhari administration has vowed not give up on the safe return of Leah Sharibu, the student of Government Girls Science and Technical Secondary School, Dapchi, who was kidnapped by a faction of Boko Haram terrorists in February 2018.
The Nigerian Army has ordered troops fighting the undying Boko Haram insurgency in the bleeding North-East axis of the country to keep an eagle eye on traitors ruining their efforts to end the menace which has for claimed the lives of 38,000 citizens, leaving around 10 million persons internally displaced.
Since the middle of 2018, the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) has continued to ramp up attacks on the military, while the Abubakar Shekau group tends to be hitting softer civilian targets.