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Shrinking Lake Chad: A wake-up call to address insurgency, violence

Lake Chad  Shrinking Lake Chad: A wake-up call to address insurgency, violence Lake Chad from Apollo 7 e1471356252783

Lake Chad basin that happens to be an endorheic lake ( a closed drainage basin that retains water and allows no outflow to other external bodies of water) is bordered by four different countries including Chad, Cameroon, Niger and Nigeria on the edge of the Sahara Desert. The name Chad is a local parlance meaning ‘a lake’ or ‘large expanse ...

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Stakeholders explore avenues to resolve Benue farmers, herdsmen rift

Fulani herdsmen  Stakeholders explore avenues to resolve Benue farmers, herdsmen rift Armed Fulani herdsmen

Besides the branding of cows to avoid incidences of rustling, a gathering of civil society players has also demanded for the fast-tracking of the enactment of the legislation against open grazing of livestock in Benue State. These ideas formed part of a series of recommendations arrived at last Tuesday after a daylong Dialogue On Peace-Building between indigenous farmers and insurgent ...

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