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UK Defence Chief Concludes Working Visit to British Training Team in Nigeria

Chief of the Defence Staff General Sir Nicholas Houghton has visited Nigeria to see UK military personnel training the Nigeria Armed Forces. General Sir Nicholas Houghton also met with senior Nigerian government officials to discuss how the UK might optimise the training support it can offer. The UK has a resident British Military Advisory and…

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Further Devaluation of Naira, the Solution to Present Nigeria Economic Problems – IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF ) Friday called for further devaluation of Naira and remove all import restrictions as part of strategies to further strengthen the country’s economic adjustment programmes with realities of the current global economic conditions. Speaking at a press conference at the just concluded annual meetings of the World Bank and the…

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‘I Gave-Up My Nigerian Nationality Due to Spiritual Ideology’ – Professor Alexia Thomas

Knowlegeable Professor Alexia Thomas is a Nigerian born, British naturalised citizen whose face is very familiar in most homes in the United Kingdom (UK) through her regular legal assistance to hundreds of Commonwealth citizens entering UK having various immigration issues or court representation. This assistance is done through her sound litigation attorneys who offer assistance…

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Military Base Attacked in Bayelsa, A Civilian Killed, and Weapons Carted Away

A military post at the Kolo Creek in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, primarily stationed in the area to guard an oilfield operated by the Shell Petroleum Development Company, was Saturday, reportedly attacked by unknown gunmen, killing a civilian guard, one Mr. Austin Igwe. The gunmen, who report claimed operated in a Sports…

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The Islamic State’s West Africa Province Claims Victory over Nigerian Army

The Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWA–formerly known as Boko Haram) has released a short video showing its forces overrunning a Nigerian army position in the northeastern Nigerian province of Borno. The date of the incident is unknown, but attacks in Borno happen frequently. The video shows ISWA fighters advancing on the position through an…

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On “One Nigeria” and Its Indivisibility We Stand – Arewa Consultative Forum

The Board of Trustees of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), under the chairmanship of Mallam Adamu Fika, has re-affirmed its commitment to the indivisibility of Nigeria. They made this affirmation in a statement issued yesterday, in Kaduna, and signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Muhammad Ibrahim. The statement noted with dismay, the recent embarrassing and…

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Battling Cancer: Prayers Not Persecution is what Diezani Alison-Madueke Needs Now!

Following the ongoing travails of Nigeria’s former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, over allegations of money laundering and bribery brought against her by the United Kingdom, UK, National Crime Agency, the family of Rear-Admiral Allison Madueke (Retd), husband of the former minister has finally released a statement to set the records straight. The…

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No Doubts, Nigeria heading for a recession – IMF confirms.

Days after President Muhammadu Buhari sent the first tranche of his ministerial nominees, it is becoming clearer to Nigerians that the hope of fixing the economic challenges and setting a pathway for industrialization may not go beyond sheer “Body language” of the President, as yet again the International Monetary Fund, IMF, has downgraded Nigeria’s economic…

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International Group warns Buhari: Beware of Niger Delta Violence Eruption!

As the Nigerian Government grapples with a horrific Islamist insurgency in the North East, an International conflict prevention group has warned that if the Muhammadu Buhari administration fails to address the “long-simmering grievances” and deprivation in the oil-rich Niger Delta urgently, the area could soon erupt in violence again. In its latest report issued September…