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Nigeria: WFP helped more than one million people in the north of the country in December alone; It would need $ 143 million to help northeastern populations in the next 6 months

The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) said on Friday it had provided food or cash to more than one million Nigerians in areas affected by the conflict in the

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Nigeria: 737,000 people displaced by Boko Haram, in 2015

As many as 737,000 Nigerians were forced to flee their homes because of Boko Haram in 2015 alone, according to a recent report released by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre

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Nigeria: Authorities have begun demolishing properties of the Shia minority

After consecutive attacks by the Nigerian army since December 2015 that cost the lives of hundreds of people of the Shia minority, the government has not hesitated to launch a

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Nigeria: Daesh (IS) orders Boko Haram to massacre the Christians

The new leadership at the head of Boko Haram, a subsidiary of Daesh Nigeria reiterates who set the murdering of Christians in order to unify, extends and sustains the movement.

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Nigeria: Amnesty accuses the army of massacring Shiites

Amnesty International on Friday accused Nigeria’s military of deliberately shooting dead more than 350 Shiite Muslims, burying them in mass graves and destroying evidence of the crime. The 12 and

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Nigeria: a HRW report calls on the government to end the use of schools for military purposes

A new report publish by Human Rights Watch  indicates that violent attacks by Boko Haram against schools in northeast Nigeria since 2009 deprive a generation of children their right to

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Minorities Rights in Nigeria, ”Zaria Massacre” , HRC’s 31st session

A panel was held at the United Nations Human Rights Council’s 31st session in Geneva, Switzerland, 18 March 2016, by the Human Rights Agency(HRA) on “Nigeria, Zaria Massacre” at which

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Nigeria: abducted by Boko Haram, Aissatou says she suffered rape

Married by force and raped by her “husband”, she finally managed to escape his captors who held her in northern Nigeria. Assiatou (a pseudonym), 15 years old, was captured in

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Nigeria :Boko Haram terrorist attacks kill 80

Boko Haram Takfiri militants have launched a series of attacks on the city of Maiduguri, the capital of Nigeria’s northeastern Borno State, for the first time in months killing tens

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Nigeria: Boko Haram attacks kill 15

At least 15 people have been killed after Boko Haram Takfiri militants carried out gun and bombing attacks in a key city in northeastern Nigeria, reports say. The militants attacked