Lake Chad: Conference to develop comprehensive solutions framework
The Ministry of Interior says upcoming Second Regional Protection Dialogue on Lake Chad Basin will develop a framework for comprehensive solutions to tackle refugees challenges in the region.
So the world can’t protect kids anymore?
It is a tragedy that despite advancement in science and technology in this age, available evidence suggests that globally, children are being denied...
Buhari seeks global commitment on shrinking Lake Chad
President Muhammadu Buhari has called for more commitment from the international community on redirecting water to the Lake Chad.He warned that the about 40 million population in the region will pose adverse migration and security challenges to the world.
Nigerian army deploys for battle to reclaim key town from Boko Haram
Troops are preparing to launch an offensive in a bid retake a strategic town captured by Boko Haram jihadists in northeast Nigeria, security and civilian sources said on Monday.
Nigeria lauds international support on Boko Haram, Lake Chad
Nigeria has lauded the international support to the country and neighbouring countries in addressing the challenges caused by the Boko Haram terrorists and the shrinking of the Lake Chad.
Lake Chad: From rhetoric to action
President Muhammadu Buhari’s demand the other day on Europe and America to help recharge Lake Chad is curious and uncalled. The nation should be tired of this request on the West for this technical and financial assistance, which had been made at different forums. The international community is aware of the plight of Lake Chad…
EU releases €138m aid to Lake Chad nations
The European Union (EU) has announced the release of €138 million to fund vulnerable communities in the Lake Chad, including Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon.
To save Lake Chad
The consideration by the Federal Executive Council (FEC) of the report of an international conference on Lake Chad earlier this year that proposed $14.5 billion for the rescue of the Lake from extinction, is the latest in the series of proposals on the project but without concrete action. Why is it so? Why the inaction?…
Army in ‘final push’ to dislodge Boko Haram in Lake Chad
The Nigerian Army says it has lunched a new operation to ‘totally flush out’ the remnants of Boko Haram insurgents in the Lake Chad region. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Burutai, told a news conference in Maiduguri that Operation Last Hold had an August 31, 2018 date to dislodge the terrorists. Represented by…
Government urge collaboration to tackle Boko Haram menace in Lake Chad
Governors from the countries in the Lake Chad Basin have called for concerted effort to address the Boko Haram insurgency in the region. In a communiqué yesterday at the end of the meeting of the Lake Chad Basin Governor’s Forum for Regional Cooperation on Stabilisation, Peace building and Sustainable Development in Maiduguri, Borno State, the…