Saturday, February 17, 2018

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    This boy wants to join the army to avenge his father’s murder by Boko Haram

This boy wants to join the army to avenge his father’s murder by Boko Haram

Ibrahim Buppa is only 16, but what he has seen in his teens is more than what many have seen in old age.He was 13 when Boko Haram insurgents killed his father and he still does not know the whereabouts of his mother. Effectively, he is an orphan.Speaking to TheCable at the Gubio camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Maiduguri, [...]

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    INVESTIGATION: ‘I like school but mother says look for food first’ — how hunger pushes IDP children to menial jobs

INVESTIGATION: ‘I like school but mother says look for food first’ — how hunger pushes IDP children to menial jobs

There are 4.4 million Nigerian children in desperate need of humanitarian assistance in the northeast. Reporting from five internally displaced persons (IDP) camps in Borno state, ABIOSE ADELAJA ADAMS finds that hunger and lack of teachers are major barriers to education.STORY HIGHLIGHTSChildren engage in hawking, block-making, carpentry to stay alive School opens late and closes 11am owing to diminishing [...]

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