Boko Haram/Banditry: Nigerians in Diaspora seek working solutions, partnership from US, UK others in tackling insecurity

The Association of Nigerian Professionals in Europe (ANPE) has challenged the United States, United Kingdom and European Union to support Nigeria with a working solution against Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists.  In a statement signed by its President, Dr. Agwu Oyekwe and 13 others on Friday, ANPE believes threats posed by the terrorist group has assumed both regional and international dimension, such that only collaborative effort can bring it to a halt.    While acknowledging the sacrifices of the Nigerian government, the group said that much more can be achieved with added support of world’s superpowers.   In the regard,…

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Recent killings remain our failure to complement outstanding military actions with diplomacy, Northern elders reply critics of Buhari’s govt

The Northern Elders and Leaders Forum (NELF) says the failure by its elites to complement the effort of the military with diplomacy is responsible for the recent killings experienced in the region.  The Northern elders made this known in a statement signed by Third Republic Senate President, Senator Ameh Ebute, on Friday, on President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort on national security, cohesion and stability. According to the elderstatesmen, there’s been significant turnaround in the Boko Haram/ISWAP crisis since President Buhari took over the helm of affairs.   The president, NELF said, has expressly followed the founding…

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John Campbell’s failed role as a hatchet-man

By Philip Agbese Former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell, has finally confirmed that his obsession with making Nigeria fail has pushed him into some sort of delusion, one that requires clinical intervention. So severe that the diplomat is today hopeful of achieving what he woefully erred to implement when he was envoy between 2004 and 2007; the destruction of Nigeria by whittling down its corporate integrity. In his latest rant for his long term employer, the Council for Foreign Relations (CFR), in an article titled “Beyond the Pandemic,…

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