• UK approves N14bn to assist Nigeria in war against insurgency

    UK approves N14bn to assist Nigeria in war against insurgency

    According to reports, the UK says it has approved 40 million pounds (about N14 billion) to assist Nigeria in the fight against insurgency.

     

    Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, disclosed this on Saturday in Abuja on arrival for the one day Regional Security Summit.

     

    A statement issued by the British High Commission, quoted Hammond as reiterating the UK’s continued support to Nigeria in the fight against Boko Haram.

    “The UK continues to support Nigeria in tackling Boko Haram with nearly £40m of counter-terrorist and counter-extremism […]