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Group blames Borno govt over plight of 100,000 Nigerian refugees expelled from Cameroon

Group blames Borno govt over plight of 100,000 Nigerian refugees expelled from Cameroon

The Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC), a human rights group, has blamed the Borno State Government over the plight of no fewer than 100,000 refugees recently expelled from Cameroon. Cameroon is currently home to more than 370,000 refugees, including some 100,000 from Nigeria, according to the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR). Recently, the Cameroonian

UN humanitarian coordinator decries interruption of aid delivery to displaced persons in Borno

The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon, has expressed grave concern over the interruption of aid delivery to tens of thousands of internally displaced people in Rann, a town in eastern Borno State about 10 kilometers from the border with Cameroon, following a deadly attack by a non-state armed group. The interruption

Frank writes UN, UK, AU, others, alleges plot to Assassinate Atiku, Saraki at campaign ground

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank has said that a plot to assassinate the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his Campaign Director General, Sen. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, at a campaign ground in one of the northern states has been uncovered.

Boko Haram: Inter-Faith Group Hails Buratai, Seeks prayers for Nigerian Army

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General T.Y Buratai and his gallant troops have continued to receive plaudits for the remarkable efforts in clamping down insurgency. A renowned religious group, the National Inter-Faith and Religious Organization for Peace (NIFROP) is the latest to shower encomium on the Nigerian Army under the dogged and charismatic

Group condemns agitations against Operation Python Dance

The National Democratic Front (NDF) a civil society organization, has condemned several moves to stop the proposed nationwide Operation Python Dance III exercise by the Nigerian Army. The group said it is important to separate politics from real issue that would better the nation. NDF through its Secretary General, Dr. Bolaji Abdulkadir said the action

Boko Haram: How Borno, Yobe Governors promote insurgency – Robertson

Elizebeth Robertson, a renowned expert in Counter-Insurgency and Confliction Resolution based in Geneva has made a shocking revelation on the involvement of Yobe and Borno State governments in promotion of insurgency in north east Nigeria. Robertson lamented that in spite of the efforts made by the Nigerian government and a multi-national military operation, Boko Haram

Akinrinnade cautions media on reports of insurgency war

Former Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant Gen. Alani Akinrinade (rtd), has cautioned the media on false reports on happenings in the war against Boko Haram insurgency. Akinrinade gave the advice at the 81 Division West African Social Activities (WASA), at 65 Battalion parade ground, warning that, “the exaggerated and sometimes entirely fabricated falsehood on the social media