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UN releases $30m to Nigeria for humanitarian crisis in North East

The United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, has released 30 million U.S. dollars to Nigeria from the regional stabilisation facility for the humanitarian crisis in the North East. UNDP Resident Representative in Nigeria, Mr Mohamed Yahya disclosed this on Friday in Abuja at the first inaugural meeting convened by UNDP on the

Boko Haram: Security situation volatile across Borno state, four LGs completely inaccessible–UNICEF

•Over 7m people, 4.2m children in need of humanitarian assistance Senator Iroegbu  The UNICEF has expressed concern that their humanitarian activities are being hampered by the volatile security situation across Borno State occasion by the Boko Haram terrorists and Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) as well as the counter-terrorism

Forced Displacement: Over 8,000 mostly women, children in Northeast without shelter, food–ECHO

Senator Iroegbu The European Commission for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO), has expressed concern over displacement and relocation of 10,000 people in Nigeria's Boko Haram epicenter of Northeast. Among these displaced Persons, ECHO stressed, were mostly 8,000 women and children are without food, shelter and water. "The Nigerian army

‘Hardline takeover’ blamed for renewed Boko Haram violence

The execution of a kidnapped aid worker and the apparent death of a senior factional leader have sparked fears of an upsurge in Boko Haram violence in northeast Nigeria. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Monday announced that one of its employees, midwife Saifura Khorsa, had been killed