U.S. Approves Sale of Attack Planes to Nigeria
The U.S. government has approved a U.S.$600 million sale of high-technology attack planes and equipment to Nigeria. The U.S. hopes to aid Nigeria in their fight against Boko Haram and other extremists, despite concerns about human rights abuses by Nigerian security forces.
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The United State government has approved the sale of 12 high-tech attack aircraft worth N219 billion ($600 million) to Nigeria's Air Force for the fight against the violent… Read more »
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A-29 Super Tucano.
Nigerian Defence Headquarters has reacted to a United States State Department report on counter-insurgency efforts against Boko Haram terrorists in the north-east. Read more »
U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has agreed to sell high-tech aircraft to Nigeria for its campaign against the armed group Boko Haram. Read more »
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