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Lake Chad Basin Emergency Humanitarian Needs and Requirement Overview, February 2017 - Reliefweb

The Lake Chad Basin is grappling with a complex humanitarian emergency affecting some 17 million people across north-eastern Nigeria, Cameroon's Far North, western Chad and south-east Niger. The combined impact of deepening insecurity, rapid population ...and more »

2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview: Nigeria, November 2016 - Reliefweb

Insecurity related to Boko Haram violence and military counter operations continues to affect 26 million people living in North East Nigeria. The number of people in need of humanitarian assistance is estimated to be 14 million. Borno, Adamawa and Yobe ...and more »

Cameroon claims progress in fight against Boko Haram - News24

Yaound - Cameroon said on Wednesday its military offensive against Boko Haram across the Nigerian border has made major progress, with scores of jihadists killed and hundreds of hostages freed since December. But in a sign of continuing jihadist ...and more »

Analysts are skeptical about the MNJTF's ability to deal with an ever-changing threat - Institute for Security Studies (press release) (blog)

A significant offensive was carried out from June to November 2016 around Lake Chad and in Borno state. Referred to as Operation Gama Aiki ('finish the job' in Hausa), it involved simultaneous and cooperative military action by all four of the force ...and more »

Boko Haram still a threat to refugees in Cameroon - IRINnews.org

The Minawao refugee camp in the Far North Region, the poorest and least-developed province in Cameroon, is an inhospitable home for some 60,000 refugees of Nigeria's Boko Haram conflict. A further 27,000 live precariously, often among struggling ...and more »

Nigerian state governor accuses aid agencies of profiting from Borno crisis - The Guardian

People displaced by Islamist extremists fetch water at Muna camp in Maiduguri, Nigeria. Unicef is among agencies accused of profiting from funds meant to help refugees from Boko Haram's Islamic uprising. Photograph: Sunday Alamba/AP. Aid agencies ...and more »

On the rural-urban divide in Nigeria - Guardian

The rural-urban divide is a challenge in Nigeria as it is in countries across the world. According to the World Bank, in 1960 85% of Nigerians lived in rural areas. Today less than 50% do. Understandably, the narrative of rural areas does not easily ...and more »

Nigerian Troops Intensify Clearance Operations - SaharaReporters.com

As part of the clearance operations of remnants and fleeing Boko Haram terrorists in the north east, troops have continuously been carrying out raids, patrols and cordon operations. It is in that regards that troops of 112 Task Force Battalion, 22 ...and more »

What happens when your husband dies fighting Boko Haram - Pulse Nigeria

The check-in post at the entrance of the Ikeja Cantonment always has people explaining to soldiers why they need to go visit a family or friend living in the Barracks. On this January evening, my friend and I were one of them, answering questions, and ...and more »

Borno spends N1bn on hospital equipment destroyed by Boko Haram - Vanguard

The Borno State Government on Sunday said it spent about N1 billion to procure hospital equipment for 38 secondary health facilities that were destroyed by Boko Haram. Dr Salisu Kwayabura, the Chief Medical Director (CMD), Borno State Hospital ...and more »