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National Assembly leadership: Former governors endorse Senator Lawan, Rep Gbajabiamila – Kashim Shettima

The Borno state Governor, Kashim Shettima, has revealed that former governors in the ninth National Assembly have endorsed the candidature of Senator Ahmed Lawan for the seat of Senate President.
President Muhammadu Buhari has traced the infiltration of small arms to Nigeria, which end up in the hands of militia forces, bandits and insurgents groups to countries bordering Sahel and sub Saharan nations. 1

President Buhari traces weapons used by bandits, terrorists to Sahel, Sahara regions

President Muhammadu Buhari has traced the infiltration of small arms to Nigeria, which end up in the hands of militia forces, bandits and insurgents groups to countries bordering Sahel and sub Saharan nations.

Insecurity: Chadian President wants CEN-SAD secretariat relocated from Libya

President Idris Deby Itno of Chad on Saturday in N’Djamena, advocated for the relocation of the Secretariat of the Community of Sahel–Saharan States (CEN SAD) away from Libya.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari challenges regional leaders on illegal flow of arms into Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in N’Djamena, the Chadian capital stressed the need for wider cooperation among countries of Sahel and Saharan regions to counter the infiltration of small arms to Nigeria.
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President Buhari in N’DJamena for CED SAD meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived N’Djamena to participate in the Extraordinary Session of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD).
President Buhari arrives Amman Jordan, ahead of The World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa on 4th April 2019 2

President Buhari leaves for Chad Saturday for CEN-SAD Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja Saturday for N’Djamena, capital of Chad Republic, to participate in the Extraordinary Session of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD).

Troops kill five Boko Haram terrorists in Borno

The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) says it has killed five suspected Boko Haram insurgents in collaboration with soldiers deployed in Borno State.

Pharaohs of Egypt arrive Nigeria for Super Eagles tie

The delegation of seven-time African champions, Egypt, has arrived Nigeria for Tuesday’s high-profile friendly against Nigeria’s Super Eagles.

Ousted factional Boko Haram leader Al-Barnawi detained by colleagues

The deposed leader of an IS-backed faction of Boko Haram has been detained by more radical elements who seized control of the group, the AFP has reported, quoting three different sources.

Chadian army says 250 rebels captured after rebel convoy targeted

The Chadian military on Saturday said it had captured more than 250 rebels, including some top leaders, after an operation against an convoy of militants trying to cross into the country from Libya in late January that also involved French airstrikes.
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Embassy: 102 Nigerians in Chad’s prisons

The Embassy of Nigeria in Chad on Friday said no fewer than 102 Nigerians were in the country’s prisons, serving varying jail terms.
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Boko Haram kill 6 in southeast Niger

Boko Haram islamists have shot dead six people in a village in south Niger, near the border with Nigeria, a local official said Saturday.

Fighting over gold in Chad leaves dozens dead

Fighting between Chadian and Sudanese rebels at a remote goldmine in northern Chad has left dozens dead, local and rebel sources said on Sunday.
The port of Douala on the Atlantic Coast of Cameroon, Jan. 10, 2018, is the nearest seaport for Chad and the Central African Republic.

Chad, CAR threaten to abandon Cameroon port over alleged corruption

Landlocked Chad and the Central African Republic have dispatched senior customs officials to Cameroon to look into allegations of corruption in the Atlantic Coast port of Douala.
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2019: Southern, Mid-Belt leaders warn INEC against rigging

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) on Sunday called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to resist pressure from those bent on sabotaging 2019 elections.
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Emmanuel Macron praises French troops in Sahel region

French President Emmanuel Macron addressed members of the French military in N’Djamena, Chad, on Saturday on the first of a two-day visit to meet troops stationed there as part of the 3,000 strong Barkhane contingent fighting insurgents in the Sahel.

Emmanuel Macron in Chad to meet soldiers amid extremist threats

French President Emmanuel Macron is traveling to Chad for a two-day visit to meet with French soldiers deployed in the Sahel region with Operation Barkhane amid persistent extremist threats.
President Buhari attends Extra Ordinary Meeting of Lake Chad Basin in Abuja on 15th Dec 2018-5

Fight against Boko Haram tops regional summit agenda

Leaders of countries in the Lake Chad region met on Saturday in Nigeria to give fresh impetus to their fight against Boko Haram, the Nigerian presidency said.

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