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Thousands of surrendered teenage fighters in need of urgent mental health support

29 March 2023

At least 14,000 teenage fighters – most of them the children of the more than 80,000 surrendered penitent insurgents – are in urgent need of mental healthcare.

Exclusive Interview: Surrender while you can – new Theatre Commander of Operation Hadin Kai warns remaining insurgents

19 February 2023

“We will fight until there is not one insurgent left in northeastern Nigeria and the Lake Chad region – wherever you are, we will find you and destroy you.”

Scarcity of new naira notes taking a heavy toll on troops fighting on the frontline

16 February 2023

Soldiers and other security operatives on the frontline fighting insurgents in forests and remote villages are in a financial pickle – they are struggling to swap their old notes for the redesigned ₦1,000, ₦500 and ₦200

Three children burnt and 300 tents destroyed in fire at Muna internally displaced persons’ camp

8 February 2023

Three children were burnt and at least 300 tents were destroyed on Monday, February 6, when a fire broke out in Muna internally displaced persons’ camp.

Exclusive interview: Commander warns insurgents that the Multinational Joint Task Force will flush them out and destroy them

20 January 2023

The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) was established in 1994 to put an end to trans-border armed banditry around the area of Lake Chad Basin and facilitate free movement along Nigeria’s northeast border.

Business is booming at the popular Baga Fish Market in Maiduguri

29 December 2022

Business is once again booming at the popular Baga Fish Market in Maiduguri, which was closed during the insurgency because of frequent attacks by extremists, and was allowed to reopen only seven months ago.

President checks on the safety of internally displaced persons in Diffa

29 June 2022

The president of Niger, Mohamed Bazoum, has paid a two-day working visit to the Diffa region of the country to assess the security situation and to ensure the safe resettlement […]

Red pepper farmers and traders have gone from millionaires to paupers since the start of the insurgency

7 May 2022

Red pepper farming and trading used to be a major source of income in regions of Lake Chad Basin – Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon and Chad – but the insurgency put […]

Time to calm the waters of Lake Chad and restore it to its former glory

16 April 2022

Sustainable and equitable management of Lake Chad and other shared water resources, the preservation of ecosystems, the promotion of integration and the preservation of peace and transboundary security in the […]