US embassy cable - 02ABUJA2836

NIGERIA: DEMARCHE TO GON ON AL-QAIDA THREATS

Identifier: 02ABUJA2836
Wikileaks: View 02ABUJA2836 at Wikileaks.org
Origin: Embassy Abuja
Created: 2002-10-11 17:54:00
Classification: SECRET
Tags: PTER ASEC EPET ENRG PREL NI
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S E C R E T ABUJA 002836 
 
SIPDIS 
 
 
E.O. 12958: DECL: 10/11/12 
TAGS: PTER, ASEC, EPET, ENRG, PREL, NI 
SUBJECT: NIGERIA: DEMARCHE TO GON ON AL-QAIDA THREATS 
 
REF: (A) SECSTATE 200689 
(B) SECSTATE 200588 
 
 
CLASSIFIED BY AMBASSADOR HOWARD F. JETER; REASONS 1.5 (B) 
AND (D) 
 
 
(S) In Separate October 11 meetings, Ambassador Jeter 
delivered the demarche on Al-Qaida threats to U.S. economic 
interests (reftel) to National Security Advisor Aliyu 
Mohammed and Managing Director of the Nigerian National 
Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Jackson Gaius-Obaseki.  Both 
Mohammed and Obaseki said that they took the threats very 
seriously.  Obaseki suggested bringing representatives from 
the petroleum companies to Abuja for security discussions 
with the relevant GON agencies. Mohammed said he would 
brief President Obasanjo following the meeting with the 
Ambassador. 
JETER 

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