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Boko Haram: Buhari’s ‘largesse’ divides CAN as 500 Groups reject ‘blood money’

•Brand CAN President a traitor who 'betrayed Christians for Buhari’s money' Jude Johnson The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) is reportedly embroiled in a fresh crisis as a result of the alleged closeness of the Rev. Samson Ayokunle led leadership to President Muhammadu Buhari. To this end, he is

‘Nigeria not committed to ending violence against children’

Godsgift Onyedinefu The North Central Cordinator of the West African Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP), Mr. Nathaniel Awuapila, has said that Nigeria lacks adequate commitment to addressing violence against Children. Awuapila who made this known via his official Facebook Page on Wednesday said the country lacks a well conceived budget plan to

Who will help the 600,000 Nigerian, other migrants and refugees in Libya?

Camille Le Coz As Libya once again slides towards civil war, the European Union may not be able to turn a blind eye towards the more than 600,000 migrants and refugees in the country, mostly from Nigeria and other African countries. It may not have a choice: If thousands of people try

Farmers-Herders Conflict: Refugees Commission distribute relief materials to IDPs in Oyo State

Nosa Enobhayisobo  The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCRMI) has distributed relief materials to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) located in Oyo State, South West Nigeria. The IDPs who were discovered by Rev. Father Sylvester Odurinde last year, who were mainly from  Benue and Nassarrawa States, North Central

We’ll write US, EU, Britain over ‘suppression of Press Freedom” by Buhari — HURIWA

Condemns harassment of Raymond Dokpesi, AIT Godsgift Onyedinefu A civil rights organization- Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has decried what it describes as the rising wave of Federal Government’s intolerance of political pluralism, press freedom and freedom of expression. HURIWA in a statement by its National coordinator Emmanuel Onwubiko

Number of IDPs in Maiduguri metropolis overwhelming–CAN

•Says IDPs facing problem of feeding, shelter •Donates relief materials to displaced persons in Borno  Mukaila Ola  The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has warned that the number of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Maiduguri Metropolis, Borno State is overwhelming. To this end, CAN on Tuesday came to the aid of IDPs in troubled

Map of the Day: The 13 most overlooked global humanitarian crises

Mark Leon Goldberg How do we know which humanitarian crises are most overlooked, ignored or otherwise off the radar? One measure is how much money is available for the response to a humanitarian crisis. This is a good proxy for the amount of attention that an unfolding humanitarian crisis receives among key donors because

APC used our daughters’ abduction to gain power–Chibok Parents

•Says govt has used and abandoned them Mukaila Ola   The parents of abducted Chibok schoolgirls have condemned the All Progressives Congress (APC) for climbing the back of the abduction of their daughters to office but never doing enough to free them all from Boko Haram captivity. Speaking to journalists in Maiduguri on Monday,