Nigeria

REGIONAL WORKSHOP TO PREVENT VIOLENT EXTREMISM IN THE LAKE CHAD BASIN HOLDS IN N’DJEMENA

The Multinational Joint Taskforce (MNJTF) and the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organised an inception workshop to provide the foundation for an inclusive regional communication strategy to prevent violent extremism in the Lake Chad Basin. This laudable and proactive initiative was in recognition of the need […]

MNJTF FACILITATES RETURN OF NURSE ABDUCTED BY ISWAP

In consonance with the mandate of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) which includes to “Facilitate within the limits of it’s capabilities, humanitarian operations and the delivery of assistance to the affected populations”, the Task Force has facilitated the return of a Nigerian Nurse (name and organization withheld) who was abducted by ISWAP and held […]

GOVERNOR BABAGANA ZULUM COMMENDS MNJTF IN WAR AGAINST BOKO HARAM

The Governor of Borno State North East Nigeria, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has commended the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) for sustaining the war against Boko Haram Terrorism and Insurgency. Professor Zulum made the assertion earlier today during a visit to the Headquarters of the MNJTF in N’Djamena, Chad. In a speech, the Governor noted […]

MNJTF CONDUCTS SUCCESSFUL LINK UP OPERATION

In continuation of Operation YANCIN TAFKI, The Multinational Joint Task Force has successfully conducted a multi-sector link up operation involving troops from Chad, Niger Republic and Nigeria. The operation cleared terrorists who have been hibernating in Arege and Metele and Duguri, thereby enabling troops of Sector 2 (Chad) and Sector 3 (Nigeria)  to link up […]

NIGERIAN AND FRENCH DEFENCE MINISTERS VISIT MNJTF HEADQUARTERS

The Defence Minister of France Florence Parly was at the Headquarters, Multinational Joint Task Force recently on a courtesy visit. In his remarks, the Force Commander, Major General Chikezie Ude received the Minister and presented a general overview of the MNJTF. Similarly, the J2 Cell also gave the Minister an update on the security situation […]

LAKE CHAD BASIN HEADS OF GOVERNMENTS MEET IN N’DJAMENA

A summit of Presidents and Heads of Governments of countries in the Lake Chad Basin recently met in N’Djamena, Chad. The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari convened the emergency summit in his capacity as of the body. The emergency summit focused on the review of strategies towards strengthening multilateral cooperation and further supporting and repositioning […]

MULTINATIONAL JOINT TASK FORCE COMMANDER VISITS SECTORS -PAYS TRIBUTE TO WOUNDED AND FALLEN HEROES

The Commander of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) Major General Lucky Irabor has visited sectors under the Task Force, spread across Cameroon, Niger Republic and Nigeria to commiserate with wounded soldiers and the families of personnel who were killed in Action during the recent Operation AMNI FAKAT. Speaking at Baga, Diffa and Mora, respectively, […]
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