Friday, October 18, 2019

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    UN: Boko Haram has killed over 27,000 civilians in 10 years

UN: Boko Haram has killed over 27,000 civilians in 10 years

Boko Haram insurgents have killed over 27,000 civilians since 2009 when the sect launched a campaign of violence.Edward Kallon, United Nations humanitarian coordinator in Nigeria, said this at the UN building in Abuja during a remembrance of 10 years of crisis in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states.The programme took place on Wednesday.Kallon said rising insecurity in the country had pushed over 130,000 [...]

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    UN withdraws 260 aid workers from Borno over Boko Haram attacks

UN withdraws 260 aid workers from Borno over Boko Haram attacks

The United Nations says it has withdrawn about 260 aid workers from three local governments in Borno state over the recent resurgence of attacks by Boko Haram terrorists.In a statement on Wednesday, Samantha Newport, UN spokesperson in Nigeria, said the development has affected its humanitarian service delivery in the embattled region..Newport said Edward Kallon, UN humanitarian coordinator in Nigeria, is deeply [...]

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    Over five million Boko Haram victims need food assistance, says UN

Over five million Boko Haram victims need food assistance, says UN

The United Nations says 5.2 million people affected by the Boko Haram crisis are in need of food assistance.Speaking on Thursday in an interaction with people at Bakassi internally displaced persons camp in Maiduguri, Edward Kallon, UN personnel, said it had put measures in place to provide food assistance to about 3.9 million displaced persons in the north east [...]

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    Quit notice to Igbo: UN calls for tolerance, lauds widespread condemnation

Quit notice to Igbo: UN calls for tolerance, lauds widespread condemnation

The United Nations has called on different ethnic tribes and groups in Nigeria to be more tolerant to ensure unity and peace in the country.Edward Kallon, the UN resident coordinator in Nigeria, said this in reaction to an ultimatum issued by northern youth groups calling for all Igbo people to leave northern Nigeria by October 1."We have to work together [...]

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