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Cabinet Retreat: Evaluating Nigeria’s security scorecard

It’s the final day of the performance review of Nigeria's cabinet; one key priority area for this administration has been security.

West African leaders pledge $1 bln to combat Islamist threat in the region

West African leaders have pledged $1 billion to combat the spiralling threat of Islamist militancy in the region.

The impact of insecurity on investment in Nigeria

This week is the 10th anniversary of the killing of Mohammed Yusuf, Founder of Boko Haram. To discuss how insecurity has impacted Nigeria's investment climate over the years, Co-Managing Partner at Commercio Partners, Steve Osho joins CNBC Africa for more.

Buhari calls for regional summit to tackle insecurity

Nigeria marked its maiden celebration of June 12 as the official Democracy Day. Concerns around the state of insecurity continue to mount, as Nigeria's President says he plans to host a regional security summit of heads of states in the Sahel to tackle insecurity. Dennis Amachree, CEO of Zoomlens Security Solutions joins CNBC Africa to discuss the state of security on the continent.

Why we are not worried about security threats – Yakubu Gowon

As the countdown to Nigeria's 2019 begins, CNBC Africa's Dara Rhodes spoke to Yakubu Gowon, former Head of state of Nigeria about national unity and security concerns.

Nigeria’s election security preparedness ahead of 2019 elections

A security alert from the U.S Embassy and consulate in Nigeria has noted that the Islamic State West Africa and Boko Haram have stated plans to disrupt Nigeria's upcoming elections by attacking infrastructure and places of gathering such as markets, hotels, and malls. Dennis Amachree, Security Consultant joins CNBC Africa to discuss Nigeria’s security preparations for the 2019 elections.

Buhari meets Service Chiefs over Metele Boko Haram killings

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari met with Nigeria's military chiefs in the coming days, to address the loopholes that led to the recent fatalities where scores of soldiers were killed by a splinter group of Boko Haram. Ona Ekhomu, President, Association of Industrial Security and Safety Operators of Nigeria joined CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor to discuss the state of security in Nigeria.

Tackling insecurity ahead of Nigeria’s 2019 elections

A medical aid worker, Hauwa Liman who was kidnapped in March this year has been killed by the Islamic State in West Africa, a faction that split Boko Haram in 2016. Onyekachi Adekoya, Managing Director at PR24 Nigeria join CNBC Africa to discuss the implications of the continued terrorist operations in Nigeria.