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Nigeria’s declining role in UN peacekeeping missions due to terrorism–Dan Ali

Senator Iroegbu  The Nigeria's Minister of Defence, Brig-Gen. Mansur Dan-Ali (rtd), has attributed the declining contribution of United Nations (UN) Peacekeeping missions to ongoing counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations in the North East part of the country. Dan-Ali stated this at the UN Headquarters New York during the "Peacekeeping Ministerial Meeting on Uniformed

Tens of thousands flee extremists attacks in Nigeria—UN

Michael Olukayode The United Nations expressed “grave concern” about an upsurge of violence in Nigeria’s northeastern state of Borno, which has been ravaged by Islamist group Boko Haram’s insurgency. Clashes in late December between government forces and “non-state armed groups” forced more than 30,000 people to flee to Maiduguri, the capital of