October 16, 2016

In pictures: Emotional moment when 21 Chibok schoolgirls reunited with their families

While Nigeria awaits the release of the remaining girls who were abducted by Boko Haram insurgents some two and a half years ago, words can hardly express how the relatives of the 21 girls who were released earlier this week, feel. Pictures: Courtesy, Senator Jummai Alhassan
September 2, 2016

Sultan of Sokoto says that 50,000 more children may die this year from poverty

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III has expressed concern that about 50,000 children may die before the end of 2016 in Nigeria due to poverty. His worry echoes what the United Nations has warned as starvation ravages Internally Displaced Persons camps in the North East. Speaking at a […]
August 25, 2016

Boko Haram: Internally Displaced Persons in Maiduguri protest on the street over hunger, lack of water, medical care

Internally Displaced Persons in camps in Maiduguri, protested earlier today on the streets of Borno, over lack of food, portable water and medical care. Their claim is that they are not being well fed and are constantly left hungry. They allegedly cordoned off most of the roads leading into Maiduguri, […]
August 12, 2016

After being polio-free for two years, Nigeria reports two fresh cases of polio virus in Borno

The Nigerian government has reported two cases of polio – the country’s first in two years. Two children have been paralysed by the disease in the north-eastern Borno state, a part of Nigeria where Boko Haram militants are active. The development is seen as a major setback for Nigeria, which […]
August 2, 2016

Monthly report of federal assistance to Nigerians in IDP camps

 Below is the monthly reporting of federal interventions in North-East states affected by Boko Haram PDF File
July 19, 2016

Nigeria: 250,000 children in Borno suffer severe malnutrition- UN

According to a new report by the United Nations, about a quarter of a million children in Borno state, north-eastern Nigeria, are suffering from severe malnutrition, the United Nations children’s agency announced today, July 19. Of those, about one in five will die if they do not receive treatment. The […]