Lake Chad Basin
MNJTF commences military operations in Lake Chad Basin
The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) has commenced military operations to rout out remnants of Boko Haram terrorists from the Lake Chad Basin.
UNHCR and the flickers of hope in conflict-ridden Lake Chad Basin
Nearly a decade since its inception, the Boko Haram conflict has continued to see a rising human cost. In the Lake Chad Basin (LCB) region and the BAY (Borno, Adamawa, Yobe) States, it has displaced over 2.4 million people within this period, with 1.9 million of the displaced coming from Nigeria alone. In addition, some…
Buhari seeks support from international community on climate change
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja reiterated the need for sustained financial, technical and capacity building support from the international community to mitigate the adverse effects of climate change in the country.
Lake Chad communities accuse troops of eloping with girls, women
Communities in the Lake Chad Basin have accused troops deployed to fight insurgency in the area of eloping with girls and young women.
Despite insurgency, UNIMAID to continue oil, gas exploration in Lake Chad Basin
The University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) has defied Boko Haram insurgency and abduction of its staff to continue oil and gas exploration in Lake Chad Basin of Borno and Yobe states.
Insurgency, climate change challenges to Lake Chad Basin development
The Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) has listed insurgency, climate change, and non payment of annual contributions as challenges to full implementation of its programmes in the region. LCBC Executive Secretary, Alhaji Sanusi Abdullahi, said this at a meeting of the Committee of Experts to the 63rd Ordinary Session of the Commission’s Council of Ministers…
31 fishermen killed by Boko Haram in Borno
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno on Tuesday confirmed that Boko Haram insurgents had killed 31 fishermen at Baga in Kukawa Local Government Area of the state.
Kidnapped oil workers speak on Boko Haram video
Boko Haram Islamists have published a video showing three kidnapped members of an oil exploration team, after an ambush in northeast Nigeria earlier this week that killed at least 50.