News - Cameroonian

Senate Demand Review Of The Current Revenue Allocation Formular

2 weeks 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

4 weeks 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

3 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

4 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

6 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

7 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

10 months 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...

Nigeria/Cameroon troops kill 23 Boko Haram terrorists, rescue 150 hostages

1 year ago /
Nation  Security 

About 23 Boko Haram terrorists were killed and 150 Hostages were rescued as Nigeria/Cameroon troops continue to clear out of terrorists hideouts. The Nigerian Army said Tuesday night that in line with the Chief of Army Staff’s directive for troops to maintain the momentum, troops of 7 Division carried out major...

 

CHRISTINE LAGARDE, THE MD OF THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (IMF), ARRIVES NIGERIA AHEAD OF HIGH PROFILE ECONOMIC MEETINGS

1 year ago /
Business and Economy  

managing director of the international monetary fund (imf), christine lagarde, has arrived nigeria  ahead of high profile economic meetings with the nigerian government. The imf boss scheduled  to engage with policy makers and other stakeholders to underline the imf’s strong relationship with  nigeria and its african member countries. The visit to nigeria...

OPEN LETTER TO BUHARI: Nigeria under state-sponsored tyranny – Femi Fani-Kayode

1 year ago /
Nation 

Mr. President, as one of your most loyal and faithful subjects who has nothing but the utmost respect for your person and your office, I am constrained to write you this open letter. This is because there are issues I believe are important for you to clarify and to come...

Stop misleading Nigerians – Fani-Kayode writes open letter to Buhari

1 year ago /
Nation  Politics 

See full letter bellow: “Mr. President, as one of your most loyal and faithful subjects who has nothing but the utmost respect for your person and your office I am constrained to write you this open letter. This is because there are a number of issues that I believe that it is...


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