Nigeria Wants U.S. Help in the Fight Against Terror

President Goodluck Jonathan has asked the U.S. government to help Nigeria tackle the insecurity caused by Boko Haram.

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  • Nigeria:  Jonathan Wants U.S. to Help Nigeria Fight Insecurity

    Leadership, 12 December 2012

    President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, made a passionate appeal to the United States government to assist Nigeria in her effort to tackle the insecurity situation caused by the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nigeria, Switzerland Move to Block Sources of Funding for Terrorists

    This Day, 12 December 2012

    The Governments of Nigeria and Switzerland have disclosed their commitments to shut various sources of financing available for terrorist activities and groups in Nigeria and the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan Seeks Us Assistance to Combat Boko Haram, Other Crimes

    This Day, 12 December 2012

    President Goodluck Jonathan Tuesday reached out to the United States to assist Nigeria in tackling the spate of insurgency occasioned by the Boko Haram sect, and other security ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Permanent State of Insecurity? (opinion)

    Daily Trust, 12 December 2012

    Did anyone talk about the Boko Haram Jaji bombing this week? Of course, no! The 82-year old mother of Nigeria's Finance Minister Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has now taken over the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan Seeks U.S. Support to Tackle Boko Haram, Oil Theft

    Vanguard, 12 December 2012

    President Goodluck Jonathan has solicited the support of United States of America (USA) government to fight the Boko Haram menace as well as crude oil theft in the Niger Delta ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Army, SSS Lack Powers to Detain Terror Suspects - NBA

    Daily Trust, 11 December 2012

    The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) yesterday said the army and the Department of State Security Service (SSS) have no constitutional powers to detain terrorism suspects in their ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram Kills District Head, Son

    This Day, 12 December 2012

    Suspected Boko Haram members have killed a District Head of Dusuma Ward of Jere Local Government Area of Borno State, Kazalla Ali, and his son. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Increasing Link Between Boko Haram, Al Qaeda Affiliates Worries U.S.

    This Day, 11 December 2012

    The Unites States Government has expressed concern over the increasing connectivity and collaboration between the network of Al-Qaeda affiliates and adherents in Africa including ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram - Jonathan Asks U.S to Help Nigeria

    Leadership, 11 December 2012

    President Goodluck Jonathan has made a passionate appeal to the United States government to help the federal government in the bid to tackle the security morass the country is ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram - Jonathan Appeals to U.S. for Assistance

    This Day, 11 December 2012

    Nigeria has appealed to the United States to assist it in tackling the spate of violence occasioned by the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram and other security breaches bedevilling ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  U.S. - Boko Haram Capable of Exporting Violence

    Daily Trust, 11 December 2012

    Alliance between the Boko Haram sect and other groups around the word has increased the sect's strength to export violence, General Carter F. Ham, Commander of US Africa Command, ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Kidnapping Similar to Boko Haram - Mark

    Daily Trust, 11 December 2012

    Senate President David Mark has said that kidnapping is not different from the killings perpetrated by the Boko Haram sect. read more »