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Expert advocates social media warriors to counter terrorism, extremism

Urges security, intelligence agencies to develop SM strategies    ...Jude Johnson  The Nigerian military, security and intelligence agencies have been advised to take proactive measures to counter-terrorism and counter-radicalisation through strategic communication built around effective use of the social media. This was contained in a speech on Wednesday by security analyst and communication

UN Adopts Nigeria Sponsored Resolution to Combat Illicit Financial Flows

There are indications that the United Nations have adopted Nigerian sponsored resolution on combating illicit financial flows.  The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, told the UN correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in New York that the administration’s anti-corruption crusade now had international legal backing. The UN General Assembly

Buhari to replace 10 ministers in January

President Muhammdu Buhari is set to a reshuffle his his cabinet very early in the year 2017, as 10 ministers are expected to be replaced. It was gathered yesterday that the Presidency has lobbied leaders of the Senate to secure prompt and less rancorous screening process. The Senate had last Thursday

Less Oil and More Farms Is What Africa Needs, UN Agency Says

African countries need to increase their focus on agriculture investment and lessen emphasis on oil and mining to improve food security for their citizens, a United Nations agency said. Most African governments have focused on growth in extractive industries such as oil and mining, resulting in some neglect of agriculture, said Kanayo