Fidelity bank banner UBA banner
US regrets Nigeria's withdrawal from military training

By News Express on 02/12/2014

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 6,516


ABUJA, Nigeria, December 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — At the request of the Nigerian government, the United States will discontinue its training of a Nigerian Army battalion. The first two phases of training were conducted between April and August 2014, and had provided previously untrained civilian personnel with basic soldiering skills. Based on mutual assessment of the Nigerian Army and U.S. trainers, a third iteration of training was agreed upon with the intent of developing the battalion into a unit with advanced infantry skills.

We regret premature termination of this training, as it was to be the first in a larger planned project that would have trained additional units with the goal of helping the Nigerian Army build capacity to counter Boko Haram. The U.S. government will continue other aspects of the extensive bilateral security relationship, as well as all other assistance programs.

Source: United States Diplomatic Mission to Nigeria. Photo shows U.S. President Barack Obama.

Source News Express

Posted 02/12/2014 08:15:51 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
How to stay constantly motivated (Part Two) “Definiteness...

Only survivor of Lagos fire that claimed 7...

Adegboruwa decries frivolous political injunctions, demands change

Attah: Legends don’t die, By Francis Ottah Agbo...

Mass promotion in police soon

Dream Team cheats death, escapes plane crash

NUC suspends admission into NOUN’s law programme

Kano Assembly resumes sitting as Ganduje settles imbroglio...

Farmers lament impact of Kolo Creek spill incident...

Boko Haram: Aka Ikenga lambasts Northern Elders, APC...

Picketing: MTN counts losses as offices remain under...

FG reviews trade, investment policies

 

Latest News Boko Haram kills two soldiers in fresh attack Appeal Court nullifies conviction of Shell MD, others Gunmen kidnap PDP chieftain in Kebbi Jibril is Buhari’s look-alike, not his clone — Kanu Fayemi lifts embargo on Ecobank, GTbank, Zenith Bank Buhari must go, Obasanjo insists 70 million Nigerians need housing, says Minister FRSC reveals how 128 people died in road accidents in Sept Nigeria’s infrastructure deficit to hit $878bn by 2040 — SEC You’re APC’s agent, impostor, PDP tells Kashamu Police arrest 6 over alleged destruction of campaign posters in Lagos Alleged 1.4bn fraud: NBA President says he is ‘completely innocent’

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (429,253 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (394,447 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (327,381 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (280,744 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (247,570 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (229,134 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (211,882 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (193,127 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (179,346 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (170,311 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (167,062 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (153,572 views)

 

Zenith Zero Balance First Bank chat banking

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (76) Business & Economy (3,870) Business Verdict (54) Columnists (972) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (208) Entertainment (575) Features (679) Global Business Monitor (311) International (2,796) Interview (167) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (146) Maggie's Blog (64) News (41,296) Opinion (1,150) Pidgin (13) Politics (8,093) Religion (911) Sports (1,812) Stock Watch (35) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera