‘40m vulnerable to poverty, insecurity over receding Lake Chad’
The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Khadija Bukar Ibrahim, has said the recession of Lake Chad by 1,250 per cent would make 40 million people in West Africa vulnerable to poverty and unemployment.
Navy commences deployment of troops in Lake Chad
The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas made this known yesterday while inaugurating the Chief of Naval Staff Directive 2 at the Naval headquarters, Abuja.
Lake Chad: FG urged to ratify AU Convention
The Federal Government has been urged to lead other West African countries to urgently ratify the African Union (AU) Convention on the conservation of nature and natural resources.
Replenishing Lake Chad
Reports that the Federal Government plans to recharge the Lake Chad underscores the renewed effort at the national level to address the grave concerns posed by the diminishing water level.
Abuja 2016: Turning point for Lake Chad region?
The tone and tenor of speeches of Heads of State and government at the Regional Security Summit hosted on Saturday by President Muhammadu Buhari suggest that the countries in the Lake...