Nigeria Tightens Security at Airports

In order to forestall any possible attacks, President Goodluck Jonathan has directed tight security measures at the nation's airports.

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Mutala Mohamed Airport in Nigeria

  • Nigeria:  Counter-Terrorism Personnel Screens Passengers At Lagos Airport

    Leadership, 29 December 2012

    Security was tightened around all the roads in and out of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos yesterday as vehicles were screened by counter-terrorism experts ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  No Security Threats At Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport During Christmas - Official

    Leadership, 28 December 2012

    The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on Friday said there were no security threats at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport during the Christmas celebration. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Oritsejafor Gives Condition for Dialogue With Boko Haram

    Daily Trust, 31 December 2012

    President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, has reacted to call by former governor of Yobe State now Senator Abba Bukar Ibrahim for dialogue ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  JTF 'Kills Boko Haram Member in Yobe'

    Daily Trust, 29 December 2012

    The Joint Task Force (JTF) in Yobe State said its men have intercepted a group of gunmen, suspected to be members of the Jama'atu Ahlis Sunnah Lidda'awati Wal Jihad, also known as ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan Restates Commitment to Wiping Out Boko Haram

    This Day, 31 December 2012

    At two different forums at the weekend, President Goodluck Jonathan and former President Olusegun Obasanjo assured Nigerians of a safer nation in the New Year. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram Will Soon End - Obasanjo

    Vanguard, 30 December 2012

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has predicted an end for the dreaded Boko Haram sect, saying, Nigeria will soon enjoy peace and tranquility. read more »

  • Nigeria:  The Disturbed Peace of Christmas (opinion)

    Daily Trust, 29 December 2012

    It is Yuletide, the period of the birth of Christ, the saviour of mankind, in Christian belief. It is a period, usually of mirth, bliss, celebration and merriment. This is why the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Enough of These Bombings, Blood-Bath and Kidnapping

    Leadership, 29 December 2012

    Despite the billions of naira spent on security by the Jonathan administration, the adverse effects of bombings in the North as well as kidnapping in the South East and South South ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  How We Averted Bomb Attacks At Christmas - Jonathan

    Vanguard, 31 December 2012

    President Goodluck Jonathan, Sunday, said but for the effective role of the security agencies, the Boko Haram sect would have carried out deadly bombings during the Christmas ... read more »