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US announces $40m aid to Nigeria — 4 days after immigrant visa ban

    US announces $40m aid to Nigeria — 4 days after immigrant visa ban

The United States has announced $40 million aid to Nigeria to help the country ease its humanitarian crisis resulting from years of Boko Haram insurgency. Mike Pompeo, US secretary of

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Crude oil tops Nigeria’s exports as total trade hits N8.24tn in Q1 2019

Crude oil sales has again accounted for the largest share of total exports, contributing N3.38 trillion or 74.5% out of N4.53 recorded in the first quarter of 2019 (Q1). This

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Report: Borno IDPs forced out of camps to unsafe region because of 2019 elections

    Report: Borno IDPs forced out of camps to unsafe region because of 2019 elections

Internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Borno state are reportedly being forced back home to ruins, without guarantee of their safety. According to Reuters, the move is to show progress in the

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33 children die in Borno IDP camp ‘within two weeks’

    33 children die in Borno IDP camp ‘within two weeks’

At least 33 children have died in the internally displaced persons (IDP) camp in Bama, Borno state, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), a non-governmental organisation, has said. In a report released

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Humanitarian crisis in north-east has become an industry, says Shehu Sani

  Humanitarian crisis in north-east has become an industry, says Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says the humanitarian crisis in the north-east “has turned into an industry”. He said

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UN to Cameroon: Stop turning back Nigerian refugees fleeing from Boko Haram

  UN to Cameroon: Stop turning back Nigerian refugees fleeing from Boko Haram

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has urged the Cameroonian authorities not to send Nigerian refugees back to the

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Nigeria ‘will experience’ severe humanitarian crisis in 2018

  Nigeria ‘will experience’ severe humanitarian crisis in 2018

ACAPS, a Geneva-based research institute, says Nigeria will in 2018 experience “severe humanitarian crisis” due to violence, hunger and other

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Report: 1.8m Borno IDPs unwilling to return home

  Report: 1.8m Borno IDPs unwilling to return home

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) says 1.8 million persons displaced by Boko Haram insurgency are unwilling to return to their

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Olonisakin: In 2016, Nigeria spent $2.6bn on Boko Haram humanitarian crisis

  Olonisakin: In 2016, Nigeria spent $2.6bn on Boko Haram humanitarian crisis

In 2016, Nigeria expended in the excess of $2.6 billion to address the humanitarian challenges caused by Boko Haram terrorists,

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Murtala Muhammed memorial lecture takes place on Monday

  Murtala Muhammed memorial lecture takes place on Monday

The Murtala Muhammed foundation says it will hold its annual memorial lecture in Abuja on Monday. The lecture will mark

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