Nigeria, USA to lead global coalition against ISIS, ONSA claims

Nigeria, USA to lead global coalition against ISIS, ONSA claims

- The FG says it will join USA to fight ISIS globally

- According to the Office of the National Security Adviser, terrorism has affected negatively on many things

- This was disclosed during a virtual meeting of the 82-member global coalition drawn from Africa, America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East

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Nigeria and the United States of America are committed to lead global coalition against ISIS and other terrorist groups in the world, the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) has announced.

ONSA disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja.

According to ONSA, the decision was reached during a virtual meeting of the 82-member global coalition drawn from Africa, America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

The Nigeria delegation led by the National Security Adviser, Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd), was represented by the coordinator of the Nigeria Counter Terrorism Centre, Rear Adm. Yaminu Musa.

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Musa said the meeting deliberated on key issues including sessions on understanding and countering the ISIS threat.

In response to this, many Nigerian have taken to social media to react to the statement from the ONSA.

Ola Jose wrote

"Where is this news coming from? Nigeria has not dealt with Boko haram. Nigeria government wants to tackle the ISIS insurgency, could this be the end of eras for the Nigerian army?

Onaolapo Sulaiman Bayonle

"I don't know how Nigeria is concerned about ISIS which was created by USA as confirmed by Obama. Let the owner of the problem carry it."

Don Wolex D

You think the Nigerian government will cooperate with them? Let's watch out, perhaps, I may be wrong here.
Nigeria, USA to lead global coalition against ISIS, ONSA claims

The Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) says Nigeria and the United States of America are committed to lead global coalition against ISIS. Credit: Premium Times
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that it was a black day for Austria as at least four people died in a terrorist shooting attack in Vienna on Monday night, November 2, hours before a coronavirus lockdown started.

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In a report by The Guardian, the Austrian police announced that several arrests were made at locations linked to the suspect who killed two men and two women.

According to Austria’s chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, the victims, an elderly man, elderly woman, a young male passerby and waitress, died from injuries they sustained after the attack in the country's capital.

Legit.ng had also reported that towards the tail end of 2019, three people were killed in a deadly shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida.

According to the US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, the gunman who carried out the shooting was a second lieutenant in the Saudi Arabian military involved in flight training at the station.

The gunman started his training in August 2017 as part of a three-year program. He was said to be taking classes in basic aviation, initial pilot training and English.

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