Boko Haram Abducts United Nations Aid Worker, Attacks Borno Highway

Boko Haram terrorists on Saturday abducted a worker of the United Nations, Garba Idris, along the Damaturu-Maiduguri road, in Borno State. The insurgents attacked some commuters near Matari village between Minok to Jakana road around 8:30am. The Boko Haram fighters held Idris, aka Alooma, a Senior Protection Assistant with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.... Continue Reading →

UN Gravely Concerned For Safety Of Refugees, Following Boko Haram Attack

The United Nations voiced grave concern on Tuesday for the safety of thousands of refugees and internally displaced in the wake of a deadly attack on Toumour, a town in southeastern Niger’s Diffa region, near the border with Nigeria. At least 28 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in the four-hour attack that began... Continue Reading →

More than 300 students still unaccounted for after Nigerian school raid

337 students are still unaccounted for after gunmen attacked a school in northern Nigeria over the weekend, a government official told CNN on Monday. Local police said a large number of attackers riding motorbikes ambushed the all-boys Government Science Secondary School in Kankara late Friday, in a possible kidnapping-for-ransom attempt. The apparent kidnappers are making... Continue Reading →

UN chief condemns killing of rice farmers in Nigeria

UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday condemned the deadly attack against rice farmers carried out by suspected Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria's Borno state. Through a statement attributable to his spokesperson Stephane Dujarric, the UN chief condemned "in the strongest terms the horrific attack on rice farm... Continue Reading →

UN says COVID-19 responsible for recent protests in Nigeria

The United Nations (UN) has identified the socio-economic impact of Coronavirus pandemic as the main factor responsible for the social unrest being witnessed in some countries across the world, including Nigeria. The Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Hajiya Amina Mohammed, stated this when she addressed State House correspondents at the end of her official... Continue Reading →

#EndSARS: UN pledges to support Nigeria, faults Lekki shootings

The Deputy Secretary-General  the United Nations, Amina Mohammed, on Monday said the organisation would be supporting Nigeria to be back on track after the #EndSARS protests that rocked parts of the country. Mohammed, Nigeria’s former Minister of Environment, said this in an interview with State House correspondents after a meeting she had with the President,... Continue Reading →

#EndSARS: As Nigeria burns, Buhari refuses to address the nation

President Muhammadu Buhari has continued to stay mute amid the chaos in several parts of Nigeria and widespread criticisms as protests against police brutality turned violent after state security forces used lethal force against demonstrators and hoodlums exploited the situation. Although the president’s aides have released statements on his behalf and other officials including Vice... Continue Reading →

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