News - Lake Chad Basin

Nigeria Airforce Strikes Boko Haram Camps In Lake Chad Basin

1 year ago /
Security 

Activities of the boko haram terror group have spiked in the lake chad basin in recent times.

UN Says Fed. Govt. Paid Huge Ransome For Dapchi Girls.

1 year ago /
Nation 

The United Nations has said that the federal government paid a huge ransom to boko haram for the release of the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls in march 2018.  

Buhari Pushes For Inter-Regional Maritime Security

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari is pushing for inter-regional collaboration on maritime security, the fight against terrorism and other crimes through effective border control.

Buhari Seeks Assistance To Tackle Effects Of Climate Change

1 year ago /
Nation 

President  Muhammadu Buhari has 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.

Fighting Boko Haram In The Lake Chad Region

1 year ago /

Countries in the Lake Chad Region are still battling the threat of boko haram terrorism. Terrorists operating there take advantage of the complex nature of the Chad basin- vast porous borders, water body, remote islands, and swampy areas- to build strongholds and launch attacks against communities. 

Operation “Last Hold”: Army Launches Final Boko Haram Clearance

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army is to conduct a special operation in the northern axis of Borno State to clear the last vestiges of Boko Haram in the area.

Niger Republic President Visit Buhari

1 year ago /
Nation 

Barely twenty-four hours after the release of the 104 Dapchi school girls, president of the republic if Niger, Mahamodou Issoufou was in Nigeria to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari.

Experts Seek Massive Investments In Infrastructure, Water To Save Lake Chad

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Lake Chad Conference continued for a second day; Tuesday with requests by experts and key players for massive investments in infrastructure, water and energy to provide sustainable livelihood for the people in the region.

Experts, Affected Countries, Development Partners Meet In Abuja To Save Lake Chad

1 year ago /
Nation 

A three-day international conference to recharge the Lake Chad Basin with a view to restoring the livelihood of over 40 million people has opened in Abuja.

Federal Executive Meeting Cancelled

1 year ago /
Nation 

The meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) will not hold on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.

Nigeria Seeks Cooperation Of Neighbours To Save Lake Chad From Extinction

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on countries around the lake chad basin to step up cooperation and collaborative efforts to save it from extinction.

Nigeria Prepares To Host Lake Chad Basin Conference

1 year ago /
Nation 

As member countries of the Lake Chad Basin Commission prepare for next week’s conference in Abuja, security and financial issues are taking centre stage.

The Battle For Sambisa

1 year ago /
Security 

Nigerian troops and allied forces in the Lake Chad Basin region have been conducting intense operations to counter Boko Haram resurgence in and around the infamous Sambisa forest.

Troops Destroy Terrorist Camp In Sambisa

1 year ago /
Security 

The Nigerian military says its troops conducting clearance operations in Sambisa forest have successfully destroyed a camp the Boko Haram Terrorists were operating from.

Bill Gates Foundation Seek Military Support To End Polio In North East

1 year ago /
Health  Nation 

The Bill and Melinda gates foundation has appealed to the Nigerian army to assist in its campaign to end polio in north east Nigeria.

Buhari Calls For Global Support To Fight Boko Haram

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari at the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council meeting in Addis Ababa on Saturday called for support from the global community to tackle insurgency in Nigeria. While addressing African leaders at the 30th AU Summit, President Buhari condemned in strong terms terrorism and terrorist activities in Africa...

Terrorism War: JTF Holds Strategic Meeting In Maiduguri

1 year ago /
Nation 

Members of the Multi National Joint Task Force on Tuesday gathered in Maiduguri to brainstorm and further synergise with the Theatre Command, Operation Lafiya Dole. The Force Commander, Major General Lucky Irabor led the MNJTF team to Maiduguri where the meeting took place with the Theatre commander, Major General Rogers Nicholas...

The Counter-Terrorism Mobile Strike Teams

1 year ago /
Security 

As the military continues clearance operations in the Northeast, keeping areas around highways and other roads safe for civilian movement across Northeast Nigeria has become an important part of the campaign against Boko-haram.The Mobile Strike Teams (MST) were therefore created by the Army to provide an elite, swift and efficient...

Nigeria Troops Neutralize Terrorists

1 year ago /
Security 

The Nigerian army says its troops conducting intensive clearance operations along the northern Borno and Lake Chad Basin region have neutralized over 100 terrorists The troops engaged the insurgents in Tumbon-Ndjamena and Metele villages, where high caliber arms and ammunitions were recovered along with stockpiles of foodstuff Three soldiers however died in...

OVER ONE HUNDRED TERRORISTS DIE IN OPERATION DEEP PUNCH 2

1 year ago /
Security 

The Nigerian military says its troops conducting intensive clearance operations along the Northern Borno and Lake Chad basin region have neutralized over 100 terrorists. The troops engaged the insurgents in Tumbun-Ndjamena and Metele villages, where high calibre arms and ammunitions were recovered, along with stockpiles of food stuff. Three soldiers however died...