Tag: Dennis Amachree

Mali political crisis: No deal reached after five ECOWAS leaders intervene

A one-day summit by West African leaders from Nigeria, Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, Senegal and the Niger Republic ended in a stalemate after the leaders met with Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and Muslim Cleric Mahmoud Dicko and other opposition leaders to negotiate an end to the political crisis in the country. Protesters took to the street on the 5th of June demanding a better economy, an end to corruption, a stronger fight against jihadist groups and irregularities in the local election results. Dennis Amachree, CEO of Zoomlens Security Solutions joins CNBC Africa for more.

Assessing the security situation in Africa’s Sahel region

The G5 Sahel military alliance comprising of Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger are due to hold talks with French President Emmanuel Macron and Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez today in the Mauritanian capital of Nouakchott. The summit is a follow-up to talks in the French city of Pau in January that gave a political reboot of war against the jihadists. Dennis Amachree, CEO of Zoomlens Security Solutions joins CNBC Africa for more.

Criticisms trail Nigeria’s planned settlement for cattle herders

News of Nigeria's plans to establish rural grazing areas in states has received mixed reactions. Nigerian presidency says the Rural Grazing Area (RUGA) pilot scheme is set to begin with 12 states that indicated interest, but some state governors have criticized and opposed the initiative. Dennis Amachree, CEO of Zoomlens Security Solutions 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.

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.

Does tightening Nigeria’s border security help protect it against terror attacks?

A recent report by a British newspaper says leaders of the Islamic State Terrorist group are sneaking battle-hardened jihadists from Syria to Nigeria to train terrorists for possible attacks. Dennis Amachree, Security Consultant joins CNBC Africa to assess the state of Nigeria's border security and to proffer strategies that the country could employ to strengthen them.

Nigeria strikes deal with Turkey on counter terrorism

Nigeria strikes deal with Turkey on counter terrorism

Expert advice on how to deal with insecurity in West Africa

Expert advice on how to deal with his insecurity in West Africa
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