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Boko Haram: UK govt donates £200 million to support rebuilding of North East - Daily Post Nigeria

Following the devastation caused by Boko Haram in North Eastern part of Nigeria, the United Kingdom, UK, has announced a £200 million donation to help in rebuilding the area and rehabilitated those affected. The support was disclosed by UK's ...and more »

Politicians' plans will always be hostage to nature - CNN

Nic Robertson is CNN's international diplomatic editor. The opinions in this article belong to the author. Abuja, Nigeria (CNN) There are days in diplomacy that don't go quite as planned -- and I got to witness one up close this week. Above the ...and more »

Nigerian clergy demand compensation for churches destroyed by Boko Haram - Religion News Service

People gather at the site of a suicide bomb attack at Redeem Christian church in Potiskum, Nigeria, on July 5, 2015. Witnesses say a woman blew herself up in the midst of a crowded evangelical Christian church service on Sunday and killed at least five ...and more »

Nigeria: UK Halves Aid to Nigeria, Wants More Action Against Boko Haram -

The British government has halved the amount of humanitarian aid it gives to Nigeria, while calling on its leaders to do more to tackle extremist group Boko Haram. The UK will give the African country £200 million (US$257 million) of aid over four ...and more »

Boris Johnson learns how to fight pirates during training exercise in Nigeria -

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson took to the high seas on Thursday during a visit to Nigeria which saw him learn about some of the pirate-fighting techniques the British Navy are teaching their Nigerian counterparts. During the visit, Mr Johnson piloted ...and more »

UK Ministers Meet Osinbajo, Pledge Assistance To Nigeria To Tackle Insurgency And Corruption -

Britain's Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, and Secretary for International Development, Ms. Priti Patel, met with Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday in continuation of their official visit to Nigeria. by Premium Times Aug 31, 2017. Britain's ...and more »

Boris Johnson urges Nigeria trade boost during Lagos visit - AOL UK

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has called for a major boost in trade with Nigeria during a visit to the west African country. Mr Johnson met British military personnel in the capital Lagos who are helping the Nigerian government to combat pirates ...and more »

Nigeria requests weapons from UK to fight Boko Haram - NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

A British soldier shakes hand with his Nigerian counterpart during a joint military exercise between Nigerian. Photo credit: The United Kingdom (UK) is considering a request to sell military equipment to Nigeria to help it fight Boko ...and more »

UK defends £200m aid budget for Nigeria - The Punch

VP Yemi Osinbajo and UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and International Development Secretary Priti Patel. NAN photo. Rasheed Bisiriyu and Ifeanyi Onuba. The United Kingdom's Department for International Development has defended its £200m ($258m) aid ...and more »

UK Commends Nigeria for Tackling Piracy in Gulf of Guinea - THISDAY Newspapers

The United Kingdom (UK) Foreign Secretary, Mr. Boris Johnson yesterday in Lagos commended the role Nigeria was playing in tackling piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, pointing out that a lot of the UK's oil came from the Nigerian Waters. The Foreign ...and more »