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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

NAF Air strikes kill several ISWAP Terrorists in Borno

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Air Force said its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE on Friday conducted Air strikes killing several Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) Terrorists in Borno State. The NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Ibikunle Daramola confirmed this in a statement on Saturday. Daramola stated

ISWAP claims it killed 18 Nigerian soldiers, others

Jihadist group Islamic State said Thursday that it had killed 13 Nigerian soldiers and five troops from a west African anti-militant force in attacks over recent days. Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), which split from Nigeria-based Boko Haram in 2016, has carried out a series of attacks in the last

NAF destroys terrorists’ logistics in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it's Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has destroyed Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists’ vehicle and some logistics infrastructure at Tumbun Sale and Tumbun Allura on the fringes of Lake Chad in Borno State. The NAF Director

Seven Soldiers, Dozens Of Boko Haram Militants Killed In Niger Attack

Seven soldiers and 38 militants died in an assault by the jihadist group Boko Haram in southeastern Niger, the defence ministry said on Saturday, the latest in a series of attacks that have shattered months of relative calm near the Lake Chad basin. “Armed forces… strongly repelled an attack by the terrorist group

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