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Over 30,000 Cameroonian refugees arrive Nigeria – UN

The number of Cameroonians fleeing violence and seeking refuge in Nigeria has crossed the 30,000-mark, the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has said. Mr Babar Baloch, a spokesperson for UNHCR, highlighted that the needs on the ground to cater for the refugees in Nigeria were outpacing donor efforts. Baloch said reports

The UN Refugee Agency Faces a Big Funding Shortfall

As the refugee crisis continues to worsen, funding for it is steadily shrinking, according to a new report by the UN refugee agency (UNHCR). So far, the agency says it’s only received 45 percent of the $8.2 million it called for at the beginning of the year – more than has ever

Thousands flee over fear of Boko Haram attacks

Fear of Boko Haram attacks has driven at least 7,000 people from Niger to seek refuge in Chad in the last week, and thousands more may cross the border if the violence escalates, the United Nations said on Monday. The recent arrivals in Chad’s Lake region felt compelled to leave Niger

Malabu: Adoke takes case to UNHCR, alleges persecution

Nneoma Ndibe  The former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Bello Adoke, SAN, has filed a case against the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for unmitigated acts of persecution, intimidation, harassment, threat of deprivation right to life, unlawful interference with right to