Pentagon Notifies U.S. Congress of Sale of 12 Fighter Aircraft

[This Day] The U.S. Department of Defence has notified its Congress of the sale of 12 Super Tucano A-29 planes and weapons worth $593 million to Nigeria for the fight against Boko Haram.

[This Day] The U.S. Department of Defence has notified its Congress of the sale of 12 Super Tucano A-29 planes and weapons worth $593 million to Nigeria for the fight against Boko Haram.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

EU Appoints Italian Diplomat As Its New Uganda Envoy

[Monitor] Kampala -The European Union (EU) has appointed Italian diplomat Attilio Pacifici, as its new Head of Delegation in Uganda, replacing Kristian Schmidt who was reassigned to Myanmar in Southeast Asia.

[Monitor] Kampala -The European Union (EU) has appointed Italian diplomat Attilio Pacifici, as its new Head of Delegation in Uganda, replacing Kristian Schmidt who was reassigned to Myanmar in Southeast Asia.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

U.S. Agrees to Sell Arms to Fight Insurgency, Says Saraki

[Guardian] The U.S. Government for the first time has agreed in principle to sell arms to help in the fight against insurgency in the country.The Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki,said the development followed a meeting between the key principal…

[Guardian] The U.S. Government for the first time has agreed in principle to sell arms to help in the fight against insurgency in the country.The Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki,said the development followed a meeting between the key principal officers of the National Assembly and United States Congressional delegation yesterday in Abuja, where the issue of humanitarian crisis in the Northeast was discussed.

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Buhari Weighs Options As Cabinet Reshuffle Tops Agenda

[This Day] A mid-term cabinet reshuffle has topped President Muhammadu Buhari’s agenda since his return from the United Kingdom (UK) nine days ago and may have influenced his decision to defer last week’s meeting of the Federal Executive Council, THISD…

[This Day] A mid-term cabinet reshuffle has topped President Muhammadu Buhari's agenda since his return from the United Kingdom (UK) nine days ago and may have influenced his decision to defer last week's meeting of the Federal Executive Council, THISDAY has learnt.

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Buhari Urges Nigerians to Shun Campaigns Against His Cabinet Members

[Guardian] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to Nigerians to shun the campaign of calumny against members of his cabinet and join hands with his administration to address the myriad of challenges left behind by past governments in the coun…

[Guardian] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to Nigerians to shun the campaign of calumny against members of his cabinet and join hands with his administration to address the myriad of challenges left behind by past governments in the country.

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Diezani Will Be Repatriated Soon, EFCC Tells Charly Boy, Adeyanju

[Vanguard] Ace musician, Charles Oputa, a.k.a Charly Boy and the former Director, New Media and Convener, Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju have begun another daily-sit-out at the Headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in …

[Vanguard] Ace musician, Charles Oputa, a.k.a Charly Boy and the former Director, New Media and Convener, Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju have begun another daily-sit-out at the Headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Abuja to demand the extradition of the former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Allison-Madueke from the the United Kingdom to come home and defend herself over allegations of corruption.

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Buhari Receives Economic Briefing From Adeosun, Emefiele, Udoma

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday received almost a two-hour briefing from the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, and Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr G…

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday received almost a two-hour briefing from the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, and Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt to Connect All Airports, Seaports, Inland Depots to Rail

[Daily Trust] Sokoto -Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transportation, Sabiu Zakari, disclosed plans to connect all seaports, airports and inland container depots by rail.

[Daily Trust] Sokoto -Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transportation, Sabiu Zakari, disclosed plans to connect all seaports, airports and inland container depots by rail.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria