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Army begins sensitization campaign against terrorists in Lake Chad

The Nigerian Army has embarked on communities sensitisations in northern Borno and Lake Chad basin, to rout out Boko Haram and ISWAP fighters in the area. Col. Ado Isa, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Maiduguri. Isa disclosed that sensitisation activities

Boko Haram: Security Has Improved In Lake Chad Region, says MNJTF

The security situation within the Multinational Joint Task Force (MJNTF) Area of Responsibility in the Lake Chad region has improved since the activation of OP YANCIN TAFKI on January 22, an official has said. The force commander, CO Ude, who made this known added that although confrontations between the military,

ISWAP lost over 47 fighters in heaviest defeat in six months–MNJTF

•A soldier killed, 10 others injured  •Terrorists' logistics destroyed, arms and ammunition captured Senator Iroegbu  The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) in conjunction with national forces on Friday,  June 21, 2019, inflicted the heaviest loss in six months on Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), killing over 47 of their fighters with many

Battle Of Lake Chad: Troops kill over 20 ISWAP terrorists

Godsgift Onyedinefu Troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) in conjunction with national forces, in an early morning raid on Monday has killed over 20 terrorists operating around Arege, Malkonory and Tumbum Rego general area. Colonel Timothy Antigha, Chief of Military Public Information, MNJTF who confirmed this in a statement

Shoring up stability: Addressing climate and fragility risks in the Lake Chad Region

•Report from adelphi —View Original Download PDF (11.71 MB) The people of Lake Chad are caught in a conflict trap. Violent conflict between state security forces and armed opposition groups, poor governance, endemic corruption, serious environmental mismanagement and poverty have ruined the lives of local people. Currently, an estimated 10.7 million people need humanitarian assistance,

Four dead in suspected Boko Haram attack in Cameroon

Jude Johnson The Jihadists from Nigeria's Boko Haram killed at least four people and badly wounded four others in an attack on Kofia, a Cameroonian island on Lake Chad, an official source told AFP on Sunday. The attackers also destroyed part of a military post and vandalised shops in the attack

Scientists yet to ascertain why Lake Chad is shrinking–Report

Federi G. Viens Lake Chad is the world’s shallowest lake; a great inland body of fresh water shared by Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria. It’s critically important, both economically and culturally, for millions of people in one of the world’s most impoverished regions. Its levels have varied dramatically for decades. The Sahel region in which

UN to help raise $50b for Lake Chad revival project–Buhari

Jude Johnson The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has agreed to help raise $50 billion for a project to help revive drought-stricken Lake Chad. This was disclosed by President Muhammadu Buhari in a statement on Tuesday. “President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the acceptance of the United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres