News - Cameroonian

Nigeria/Cameroon Boundary Crisis: Governor Ayade, CP Appeal For Calm In Danare

5 days ago /
Nation 

The Cross River State Governor Senator Ben Ayade has called for peaceful co-existence among the people of Danare 2 in Boki Local Government area of the state and their Cameroonian counterparts over the continuous boundary crisis in the community. Ayade who was represented by the state security adviser, Jude Ngaji during...

Southern Cameroon Unrest: Immigration Steps Up Security Along Boarder Lines

2 weeks ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Immigration Service says security along the borderline between Nigeria and Cameroon in cross river state axis  has been stepped up, following the protest by groups of separatist calling for independence for the English speaking part of southern Cameroon. Comptroller of immigration in Cross River state, Funke Adeuyi stated this...

Boko Haram: HRW Accuses Cameroon Of Endangering Nigerian Refugees

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Cameroon was on Wednesday accused of forcibly returning some 100,000 Nigerian refugees in breach of international agreements, putting them in danger from Boko Haram Islamists. Human Rights Watch said Nigerians who had sought refuge across the border because of the Islamist violence had been abused, attacked and even sexually exploited by...

World Cup Qualifier: Sports Minister Dalung Sure Of Eagles Victory

1 month ago /
Sports  

Minister of sports and youth development Solomon Dalung says Nigeria is expecting nothing short of victory in Friday’s 2018 world cup qualifier football encounter between the super eagles of Nigeria and the indomitable lions of Cameroon. The sports minister told state house correspondents on Wednesday at the Aso Rock villa in...

Senate Demand Review Of The Current Revenue Allocation Formular

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian senate wants the revenue mobilization, allocation and fiscal commission to immediately embark on a review of the current revenue allocation formular. The review is to reflect changing economic realities in the country. The lawmakers’ resolution followed a motion from senator Adamu Aliero on the need for revenue mobilization allocation and...

Boko Haram: Amnesty International Accuses Cameroon Of Torture

3 months ago /
Nation 

Amnesty International has alleged that hundreds of people in Cameroon accused of supporting Boko Haram are being brutally tortured by security forces. The human rights group made the claim in a report it published on Thursday, tagged: ‘Cameroon’s secret torture chambers: human rights violations and war crimes in the fight...

UN Opposes Forced Return Of Nigerian Refugees From Cameroon

3 months ago /

The United Nations (UN) has opposed the Cameroonian government’s “forced repatriation” of 130, 000 Nigerian refugees to the border towns of Banki, Gwoza and Pulka in Borno State. According to the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), the repatriation is in gross violation of the tripartite agreement of voluntary return of...

Reps Condemn Alleged Killing Of Nigerians By Cameroonians

3 months ago /
Nation 

The House of Representatives has condemned the alleged killing of 97 Nigerians in Bakassi by Cameroonian gendarmes. Rep. Gabriel Kolawole, the sponsor of the motion of urgent national importance, informed the House of the recent attacks which according to him, contravenes the Green Tree Agreement signed by both the Nigerian and...

NEMA Evacuates 270 Nigerian Refugees From Cameroon

4 months ago /
Nation 

Some Nigerian refugees, who recently returned from Cameroon, have been moved from the Internally Displace Persons’ camp in Mubi, Adamawa State to their home state of Borno. The 270 refugees who are mostly women and children were caught up in Boko Haram attacks in Cameroon in 2014, but managed to escape. Most...

Nigeria And Cameroon Navies To Combat Threats On Maritime Domain

5 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian Navy is seeking closer working relationship with the Cameroonian counterpart to check piracy, sea robberies and other maritime crimes within the Gulf of Guinea. Flag officer commanding (FOC), eastern naval command, Rear Admiral James Oluwole, gave the indication when he received the commanding officer of the Cameroonian navy ship (CNS) lt...

Southern Cameroonians In Nigeria Seek Help Through The Media

5 months ago /
Nation 

Southern Cameroonians in Nigeria want the Nigerian media to help highlight the crisis they face in their country. Coordinator of the group Cornelius kwanga, say they have no place to call home as they look up to Nigeria to solve the problem. He appealed to Nigerians to be their voice, as they...

Cameroon Ends Internet Shutdown On Orders Of President Paul Biya

6 months ago /
International News 

Internet services in Cameroon’s English-speaking regions have been restored three months after they were cut off, following protests. Before the ban, authorities had warned mobile phone users that they faced jail term for spreading false information. Communications and the economy were badly affected by the shutdown. Anglophone Cameroonians in the north-west and south-west...

Cameroonian, Songwe Becomes First Female Head Of UN Economic Community For Africa

6 months ago /
International News 

Cameroonian economist and banking executive Vera Songwe has been appointed the new Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission on Africa (ECA). Dr. Songwe beat more than 70 candidates to clinch the post which was held by Dr. Carlos Lopes who stepped down from the organisation in September last year. ECA is one of...

Army Confirms 112 Dead In January’s Accidental Strike

2019 years ago /
Security 

The Nigeria Army has confirmed that 112 persons were killed in January’s accidental airstrike at the Internally Displaced Persons’ (IDPs) camp in Rann, Borno State. The Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj-Gen. Lucky Irabor, in Maiduguri, said 97 persons were injured in the attack. He also revealed that 26 foreigners that had...

Cameroon Soldiers Die In Chopper Crash

9 months ago /
Security 

At least four Cameroonian soldiers, including a general who was coordinating the fight against Nigerian Boko Haram militant Islamists, were killed Sunday in a helicopter crash, reports say. "We lost four men, including the general", named as Jacob Kodji, as well as a colonel, a senior military official who is involved...

Oshoala, Others Win Glo-CAF Award

9 months ago /
Sports  

Members of the Nigerian football family on Thursday in Abuja picked up four of the awards at the Glo-CAF Awards 2016 for outstanding football personalities and teams in 2016. While no Nigerian player made it to the final shortlist of three in the African Player of the Year Award category, Super...

Ex-Cameroon Defender, Rigobert Song In Coma After Stroke

1 year ago /
Sports  

Former Cameroon international Rigobert Song is in a coma after suffering a stroke on Sunday, L'Equipe has reported. Ex-Liverpool and West Ham defender Song, 40, reportedly fell ill at his home in the Cameroonian capital Yaounde and was immediately hospitalised....

President Paul Biya Of Cameroon Begins Two-Day State Visit To Nigeria Today

1 year ago /
International News 

President Paul Biya of Cameroon, will at the invitation of President Muhammadu Buhari, begin a two-day state visit to Nigeria today Tuesday, May 3, 2016. President Biya, who will be accompanied by his wife, Chantal and senior Cameroonian government officials, will be received this afternoon at the Presidential Villa, Abuja by...

No Repatriation Of Nigeria Refugees From Cameroon

1 year ago /
International News  Security 

The Consul-General of the Republic of Cameroon in Lagos, Dr Paul Ekorong a’Dong, on Monday said that his government had no intention to repatriate Nigerian refugees currently in various camps in Cameroon. Ekorong a Dong while speaking in Lagos said that it would be unfair for the Cameroonian government to repatriate those Nigerians that had fled...

Boko Haram: Military rescues 1,890 in Borno

1 year ago /
Nation  Security 

As the troops backed by the Nigerian Airforce aircraft continue the clearance operations to rid remnants of Boko Haram terrorists from their remaining enclaves, over 1890 persons held captives by Boko Haram terrorists at various locations have been freed within the last two weeks. The rescue of the captives came just...


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