• Nigeria to deport Jamaican, four Cameroonians

    Nigeria to deport Jamaican, four Cameroonians

    According to reports, the Nigerian Army says it plans to hand over six foreigners who were arrested in the course of its anti-terrorism war to the Nigeria Immigration Service, for deportation.

    The foreigners include four Cameroonians and one Jamaican.

    Brigadier General Victor Ezugwu, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 division of the Nigerian Army, stated this while speaking with journalists in Maiduguri on Sunday.

    Mr. Ezugwu said that the foreigners were among suspects arrested at various raids in Boko Haram terrorists camps, but […]

  • Cameroonians donate 3 million euros to help army fight Boko Haram

    Cameroonians donate 3 million euros to help army fight Boko Haram

    A fundraising campaign to help Cameroon’s army battle Nigeria’s feared Boko Haram fighters has brought in more than three million euros and hundreds of tonnes of food, local media said Wednesday.

    “2.1 billion CFA francs (3.2 million euros) already” collected to help troops fighting the Islamist group on Cameroon’s northern border with Nigeria, said the national CRTV radio and TV network.
    But with corruption rife across Cameroon, the government has set up an inter-ministerial committee to ensure “transparent” management of the funds […]