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‘People may eat grass’ — UN says $351m humanitarian aid needed in northern Nigeria

    ‘People may eat grass’ — UN says $351m humanitarian aid needed in northern Nigeria

Matthias Schmale, United Nations humanitarian coordinator for Nigeria, says up to $351 million is needed to provide humanitarian support for people in north-eastern Nigeria.  Schmale said this on Friday at

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Explosive hazards: Over 10,000 casualties recorded in Nigeria within six years, says UN

    Explosive hazards: Over 10,000 casualties recorded in Nigeria within six years, says UN

Matthias Schmale, United Nations resident and humanitarian coordinator, says the UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS) recorded 1,532 incidents of explosive hazards in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states in six years. 

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Malnutrition: Poorest households in Zamfara, Katsina and Borno to get N27k monthly from ECOWAS fund

    Malnutrition: Poorest households in Zamfara, Katsina and Borno to get N27k monthly from ECOWAS fund

The federal government has deployed  a humanitarian fund of $1 million received from the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) to help avert malnutrition and food insecurity in northern

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We must treat repatriation of IDPs with urgency, Osinbajo tells resettlement committee

    We must treat repatriation of IDPs with urgency, Osinbajo tells resettlement committee

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the repatriation of displaced Nigerians from neighbouring countries should be attended to as an emergency. According to a statement by Laolu Akande, his spokesman, the vice-president

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You’ll experience peace in coming months, Buhari assures north-east residents

  You’ll experience peace in coming months, Buhari assures north-east residents

President Muhammadu Buhari says north-east residents will soon experience a shift from insurgency to peace and stability. Buhari gave the

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Pantami: Gunmen taking advantage of north-east’s large landmass to launch attacks

  Pantami: Gunmen taking advantage of north-east’s large landmass to launch attacks

Isa Pantami, minister of communications and digital economy, says the large landmass in the north-east is contributing to the rising

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The north-east: Which way forward?

  The north-east: Which way forward?

BY HASSAN GIMBA Being a speech delivered by Hassan Gimba, publisher of Neptune Prime online newspaper and magazine, chairman Northeast

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Insurgency is still a present danger in the north-east, says UN

  Insurgency is still a present danger in the north-east, says UN

Martin Griffiths, head of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Nigeria, says insurgents are still

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Zulum: North-east witnessing end of Boko Haram insurgency

  Zulum: North-east witnessing end of Boko Haram insurgency

Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, says the north-east is witnessing the end of the Boko Haram insurgency. Speaking on

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DHQ: Troops killed 90 insurgents, 128 bandits in two weeks

  DHQ: Troops killed 90 insurgents, 128 bandits in two weeks

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) says troops of operation Hadin Kai killed 90 insurgents in the north-east within the past two

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