Business

Nigerian traders flee Anglophone Cameroon

The security crisis ravaging English-speaking regions of Cameroon is driving away many of the biggest traders originally from neighbouring Nigeria who have traditionally run key markets in towns around the regions, a report by Quartz Africa said. The crisis, which started as a modest industrial strike action by English-speaking lawyers and teachers against the imposition […]

Security

JTF Troops Kill 35 Boko Haram Insurgents

The Nigerian and Cameroonian army have killed 35 Boko Haram terrorists and rescued 603 civilians held hostage. The joint operation was carried out as part of clearance exercise of troops of Operation Lafiya Dole in troubled North East. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, the Deputy Director Public Relations, Theatre Command Operation of Lafiya Dole, said on Tuesday […]

Security

Boko Haram: Cameroonian , Nigerian troops team up

The Nigerian Army on Monday said it had inducted a unit of Cameroon Defence Forces into Operation Lafiya Dole to fast track campaign against Boko Haram insurgents. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Operation Lafiya Dole, disclosed this in a statement issued in Maiduguri. Nwachukwu said that the Cameroonian forces were inducted […]

Security

Cameroon army helicopters shot separatist protesters

Troops and attack helicopters opened fire on protesters at the height of separatist rallies in English-speaking areas of Cameroon over the weekend, killing and wounding people, witnesses and rights groups said. The army dismissed the reports from sources in five towns as “completely false” and said helicopters had only been used for surveillance. Any use […]