UN says just 18 months to deal with Boko Haram aftermath

PHOTO: AFP Aid agencies have just 18 months to deal with the fall-out from the Boko Haram conflict or Nigeria could face the consequences for years to come, the United Nations said on Thursday. The world body’s humanitarian coordinator in the country, Edward Kallon, said there was a “very short window of opportunity” to address… Read More UN says just 18 months to deal with Boko Haram aftermath

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Boko Haram Kills 7 New Army Recruits, Abducts Female Soldier

Boko Haram insurgents ambushed a convoy of new recruits in northeast Nigeria, killing seven troops and abducting a female soldier, the Nigerian military and a self-defense commander said Friday. Nineteen soldiers were wounded. Thursday evening’s ambush occurred near the town of Mafa, 50 kilometers (30 miles) east of Maiduguri. The city in northeastern Nigeria is… Read More Boko Haram Kills 7 New Army Recruits, Abducts Female Soldier

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Boko Haram is Broke, says United Nations

The destructive Boko Haram insurgency group is currently plagued by financial difficulties, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, has said. Feltman stated this while briefing the Security Council on the UN Secretary-General’s Fourth Report on the threat the group poses to international peace and security efforts to “check and roll it back” on… Read More Boko Haram is Broke, says United Nations

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In Yobe State: Boko Haram Attacks Yobe Military Base, Burns Community

Suspected Boko Haram sect members have launched attack on a military base and burnt much of Sasawa town located 27 kilometers to Damaturu, the Yobe state capital. Details of the attacks were still sketchy by press time due to lack of telecommunications network. Daily Trust gathered that the attack happened around 6:00pm yesterday when the… Read More In Yobe State: Boko Haram Attacks Yobe Military Base, Burns Community

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Don’t be deceived, Boko Haram is still alive and well – Junaid Muhammed

A former House of Representatives member, Junaid Muhammed, has warned that Nigeria has not seen the end of Boko Haram insurgence. Muhammed in an interview with Punch said: “I said and I repeat, Boko Haram is still alive and well. Even if they are not holding territory for a prolonged period in Nigeria, there is… Read More Don’t be deceived, Boko Haram is still alive and well – Junaid Muhammed

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Boko Haram: Finding lasting end to a scourge

In this photo taken on September 15, 2016, a child queue to enter one of the Unicef nutrition clinics in Muna informal settlement, which now houses more than 16,000 IDPs (internaly displaced people) in the outskirts of Maiduguri the capital of Borno State, northeastern Nigeria.<br />AFP PHOTO / STEFAN HEUNIS When on Saturday December 24,… Read More Boko Haram: Finding lasting end to a scourge

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Femi Kuti visits IDPs in Maiduguri, urges stars to focus on Boko Haram victims (Read full details)

Femi Kuti in the midst of the kids during the visit Renowned Afrobeat musician, Femi Kuti, has urged celebrities and their fans to work with the government to help millions of people struggling to survive in Boko Haram-hit northeast Nigeria. The Lagos-based Afrobeat star said he wanted to raise awareness among young Nigerians and encourage… Read More Femi Kuti visits IDPs in Maiduguri, urges stars to focus on Boko Haram victims (Read full details)

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Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, claims responsibility for attack on University Of Maiduguri in Borno State

Leader of Boko Haram sect, Abubakar Shekau, has released an audio in which he claimed responsibility for the twin suicide attacks that rocked the University of Maiduguri in Borno state yesterday January 16th. The attack carried out by a 7-year old suicide bomber, claimed the life of a professor and 3 others while 17 other… Read More Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, claims responsibility for attack on University Of Maiduguri in Borno State

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