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President Muhammadu Buhari has emphasised the need for the urgent recharging of the Lake Chad, saying the shrinking of the lake has adversely affected the lives of more than 30 million people.
President Idriss Deby Itno of Chad has expressed the hope that the task of defeating Boko Haram insurgency would now be less cumbersome as Nigeria introduces new security apparatus and changes in the leadership of the Nigerian Armed Forces.
President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated that about 30 million people are adversely affected by a shrunken Lake Chad, which is now just about ten per cent of its original size.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday, at bilateral talks with the President of Chad, Marshal Idris Deby Itno, said that about 30 million people were adversely affected by a shrunken Lake Chad, which is now just about ten per cent of its original size.
Rep. Samuel Onuigo (APC–Abia) says the development of infrastructure across the country will bring peace and stability to Nigeria.
The Nigerian Army says the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have eliminated scores of Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists on Saturday in Borno.
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The Federal Government, yesterday, addressed the issue of insecurity facing Nigeria, saying some of that the bandits and criminal herdsmen terrorising the country are non-Nigerians.
The Federal Government said it is working towards amendment of the ECOWAS Protocols on free movement of humans and cattle within countries in the sub-region to address the challenge of banditry. The Minister of Information...
President Muhammadu Buhari said Tuesday that few Nigerians with ‘resources and influence’ were responsible for the upheavals being witnessed in parts of the country.
Chad will deploy some 1 000 troops to the tri-border region of Niger, Burkina Faso and Mali to reinforce national armies that, backed by French and European allies, are battling Islamist insurgents, according to French and Chadian sources.
The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) has announced that it is exploring areas of possible support from the Government of the United Kingdom (UK) in the fight against terrorism in the Lake Chad region.
Jihadists aligned with the Islamic State militant group have captured a military base in Borno state after overnight clashes with troops, sources told AFP on Saturday.
The World Bank Group plans to invest over $5 billion over the next five years to help restore degraded landscapes and improve agriculture productivity.
The appointment was made at a forum held in the margins of the One Planet Summit 20201 to mobilise support for the ambitious project to plant an 8,000 km swathe of trees and other vegetation across the Sahara and Sahel regions of Africa. The green wall will act as a barrier against desertification and aims to create over 10 million green jobs in the region.
On the third and final day of Governor Babagana Umara Zulum’s humanitarian trip to Damasak, in the shores of Lake Chad, a total of 1,163 children of Internally Displaced Persons were enrolled into primary school after the governor supervised the enrollment campaign.
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), said the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has killer scores terrorists belonging to the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) and destroyed their hideouts at 1Km North of Tumbun Gini on the fringes of Lake Chad in Borno State.
Low economic indicators are the main reasons why Boko Haram activities and other related crimes have been on the rise lately in the northeast of Nigeria, a new research group has stated.
Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum on Thursday received a Cameroonian military delegation led by the 4th region joint military commander, General Saly Mohammadou at the Government House, Maiduguri.
Some 3,000 people began returning to their homes and deserted farms in the northeast Nigerian state of Borno on Monday, six years after fleeing jihadist violence and despite a weekend massacre that underscored the security risks they still face.
Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, and the governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, were on Wednesday in Abuja presented with the Honourary Fellowship Award of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) alongside a former Minister of Defence, Brig-General Mansur Dan-Ali (rtd) and the Emir of Nasarawa, HRH Alh. Ibrahim Usman Jibril, at the institution’s 2021 investiture ceremony.
Academic Staff from public institutions across the country have so far accessed over N120 billion for training, within and outside Nigeria, from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) since its inception in 2008.
The Gombe State Government has approved the sum of N1.499 billion for the supply and installation of biometric attendance system to check payroll fraud in the state’s civil service.
The national caretaker/extraordinary convention planning committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has disowned a zoning arrangement list in circulation on the social media.
Rome’s Stadio Olimpico has been “fully confirmed” as a venue for Euro 2020 matches after the Italian government guaranteed the presence of at least 25 per cent of fans, UEFA announced on Wednesday.
Former Ondo state Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, has been reported to the police over his refusal to return four official vehicles.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointments of persons into key establishments in the education sector.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has apologized to the bereaved families of the 12 soldiers who were ambushed and killed about a week ago by armed bandits at Bonta community in Konshisha Local Government Area, LGA, of the state.
La Liga said Friday it had found no evidence that Valencia’s Mouctar Diakhaby was racially abused by Juan Cala of Cadiz during a La Liga match last weekend.
The minister of youth and sports development, Chief Sunday Dare, believed the ongoing Edo 2020 National Sports Festival has lived up to expectation in forging ‘national unity and discovery of talents’.