AU Commends Nigeria's Fight Against Boko Haram - CHANNELS TELEVISION

The African Union Peace and Security Council has commended Nigeria's role in tackling the Boko Haram insurgency, despite the recent set back in the fight against the menace, especially in the Lake Chad region. Members of the council made the ...

Fear of Boko Haram drives thousands to flee from Niger to Chad - Reuters Africa

DAKAR, July 31 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Fear of Boko Haram attacks has driven at least 7,000 people from Niger to seek refuge in Chad in the last week, and thousands more may cross the border if the violence escalates, the United Nations said on ...

Boko Haram can't stop oil search, says UNIMAID VC - TheCable

Ibrahim Njodi, vice-chancellor of the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), says the search for oil in the Lake Chad basin will continue despite the recent Boko Haram attack. Senior lecturers of the university and staff of the Nigerian National Petroleum ...

Boko Haram: ASUU Threatens Nationwide Strike If Abducted Members Are Not Rescued - BuzzNigeria.com

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened an indefinite nationwide strike if its members that were abducted by Boko Haram terrorists are not rescued. Speaking on the development, ASUU president Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, said the ...

FG urged to negotiate with Boko Haram over NNPC staff abduction - NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

NIGERIAN Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS) have urged the federal government to adopt use of negotiation and “do everything humanly possible to meet demands of the sect” to secure release of its members recently abducted by dreaded Boko ...

We won't chicken out of Chad Basin oil search-UniMaid - The Nation Newspaper

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Maiduguri, Prof. Ibrahim Njodi has pledged the commitment of the institution to go the whole hog with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC) in the search for commercial hydrocarbon deposits in the ...