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News Niger » Security: Buhari meets Olu of Warri, assures Niger Delta of rapid development

News channel or source: http://www.pulse.ng/news/local/buhari-meets-olu-of-warri-assures-n-delta-of-rapid-development-id8028788.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

He reiterated the Federal Government commitment to maintaining peace and security in the Niger Delta for economic and social activities to thrive. President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja reassured the people of Niger Delta that his administration ...

News Niger » Security: Buhari tells visiting Olu of Warri what his government will do in Niger Delta

News channel or source: http://dailypost.ng/2018/02/23/buhari-tells-visiting-olu-warri-government-will-niger-delta/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Speaking when he received the Olu of Warri, His Royal Majesty Ogiame Ikenwoli at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Buhari also reiterated his government’s commitment to maintaining peace and security in the Niger Delta which will allow economic and social ...

News Niger » Security: EU security does not justify African migrants' suffering - Red Cross

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/eu-security-does-not-justify-african-migrants-suffering-red-cross/ar-BBJu7Em
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

AGADEZ, Niger (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Europe is increasing the suffering of African migrants trying to cross the Sahara, the Red Cross chief said on Thursday, urging lawmakers not to put security above human rights. Francesco Rocca - head of the ...

News Niger » Security: EU doubles funds for G5 Sahel military anti-terror security force

News channel or source: http://www.dw.com/en/eu-doubles-funds-for-g5-sahel-military-anti-terror-security-force/a-42711948
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Urgent security action Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou said there was an urgent need for action: "We have to act resolutely to change the face of the Sahel region or risk seeing this region of the world fall irreversibly into chaos and violence."

News Niger » Security: EU to increase funding for G5 Sahel security force

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/23/c_136995004.htm
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Security and development must go hand in hand ... In 2014, Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger set up the "G5 Sahel" group of countries to foster close cooperation in the region and tackle the major challenges that these countries face.

News Niger » Security: Amaechi Threatens to Name Individuals Frustrating Execution of $198m Maritime Security Contract

News channel or source: http://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2018/02/23/amaechi-threatens-to-name-individuals-frustrating-execution-of-198m-maritime-security-contract/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, thursday revealed that certain individuals and vested interest profiting from the insecurity in the Niger Delta are frustrating the execution of the $198 million maritime security contract approved by ...

News Niger » Security: Cornell-CARE team to advance gender equity, climate resilience in Niger

News channel or source: http://news.cornell.edu/stories/2018/02/cornell-care-team-advance-gender-equity-climate-resilience-niger
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Researchers from the Dyson School are working with the humanitarian agency CARE in Niger on gender equity and climate resiliency ... CARE’s director for food security and resilience. The Cornell-CARE collaboration aims to create a toolkit for evaluating ...

News Niger » Security: IFRC: Rocca in Niger, “refugee policies are not a choice between security and dignity”

News channel or source: http://www.onuitalia.com/2018/02/22/ifrc-rocca-niger-refugee-policies-not-choice-security-dignity/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

NIAMEY/NAIROBI, FEBRUARY 22 – Policies that prioritize control at the expense of the safety and dignity of migrants can be cruel, counterproductive, and contribute to increased suffering among people making their way towards the north African coast.

News Niger » Security: Buhari assures Niger Delta of rapid development

News channel or source: http://thenationonlineng.net/buhari-assures-niger-delta-rapid-development/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

In a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and publicity, Femi Adesina, President Buhari reiterated the Federal government’s commitment to maintaining peace and security in the Niger Delta for economic and social activities to thrive. He told the ...