Lake Chad Basin
It’s time to condemn Islamic State terrorists, SHAC tells leaders
The Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC) has urged the international community to rise against the killings of innocent Nigerians by Islamic State...
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 pledges to revive Lake Chad
The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment towards reviving the Lake Chad Basin and exerting more support from developed countries. Speaking during a courtesy visit by the Nigerian Conservation Foundation...
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.
'Why NNPC is searching for oil in Northern region'
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has revealed that the need to boost the nation's hydrocarbon reserves remained the primary reason the corporation...
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…
Donors raise $860m in emergency aid for Northeast Nigeria, Lake Chad Basin
Donor countries who met in Oslo raised 869 million dollars (634 million euros) in emergency aid to address the humanitarian woes caused by Boko haram terrorists in Northeast Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin.
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.