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UK government unveils £200m in aid to help fight Boko Haram in Nigeria - The Guardian

International development secretary Priti Patel announced the five-year care package on a visit to Nigeria with foreign secretary Boris Johnson. Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor. Wed 30 Aug 2017 14.23 EDT Last modified on Wed 20 Sep 2017 12.32 EDT.and more »

Britain halves foreign aid money to Nigeria and urges country to 'step up' action against Boko Haram - Telegraph.co.uk

Britain has halved the amount of money given to Nigeria in humanitarian aid, saying the country's government must "step up and do more" to stop Boko Haram extremists. It follows a joint visit by Boris Johnson, the Foreign Secretary, and Priti Patel ...and more »

Britain's Priti Patel urges others to help Nigeria - BBC News

Britain is to reduce the amount of money it is giving as humanitarian aid to Nigeria over the next few years. The aid worth £200m ($258m) over the next four years is a 50% drop from the £100m it gave in 2017. The money is aimed at helping north-eastern ...and more »

Boris Johnson talks trade and security in Nigeria - iNews

Boris Johnson will hold talks in Nigeria on Thursday as Britain targets Africa's biggest economy in the drive to forge post-Brexit trading links around the world. The west African nation is regarded in London as a vital future export market. The ...and more »

Cripes! Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson takes to a fast anti-pirate navy boat in Nigeria (no wonder he wanted a well ... - Daily Mail

Boris Johnson was pictured racing across water in an anti-pirate vessel alongside Navy personnel during a trip to Nigeria. He can be seen taking the wheel on the boat, which scrapes his trademark hair behind him as the boat speeds along. The foreign ...and more »

DfID defends £200m aid budget for Nigeria over next four years - The Guardian

Projected average annual funding of £50m in time period falls short of £100m pledged for 2017 to help areas hit by Boko Haram. Global development is supported by. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation About this content · Hannah Summers and Patrick ...and more »

Boko Haram: 82 Boko Haram members killed, 313 arrested in Borno - Daily Post Nigeria

Theatre Commander, Command and Control Centre, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru, on Wednesday said, the military had killed 82 Boko Haram terrorists, cleared 630 settlements and rescued 468 persons abducted by the terrorists ...and more »

Boko Haram – the fear, the conspiracy theories, and the deepening crisis - IRINnews.org

The fear is palpable in northeast Nigeria as Boko Haram intensifies its war on civilians. The military's regular claim that the jihadists are on the run is patently false, and provides no comfort to anyone. Instead, this is the reality. – Since January ...and more »

Nigeria Still Can't Find Boko Haram's Leader, Even After Spending $593 Million on US Jets and a 40-Day Manhunt - Newsweek

Forty days ago, the head of Nigeria's military issued his soldiers an ultimatum: Bring me Abubakar Shekau, the head of Boko Haram, dead or alive. A lot has changed over the course of the manhunt. Among other developments, Nigeria's long-absent leader, ...and more »

Boko Haram kidnaps nine in Borno - The Punch

Boko Haram jihadists have kidnapped nine people in two separate attacks in which one person was killed and two injured in Nigeria's volatile northeast, vigilantes said Tuesday. Five members of a family were kidnapped along a highway, 50 kilometres (30 ...and more »