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

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 »

Boris Johnson travels to the heart of Boko Haram territory to pledge £200MILLION in new help for Nigeria's fight ... - Daily Mail

Boris Johnson has travelled to the heart of territory dominated by Boko Haram insurgents to announce £200million for Nigeria's fight against terror and famine. Together with International Aid Secretary Priti Patel, the Foreign Secretary met victims of ...and more »

Boris Johnson talks trade and security in Nigeria - iNews

Britain has strong links with former colony Nigeria. The Queen inspects troops in 1956 (Photo by Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images). Nigel Morris 6 months Wednesday August 30th 2017. Boris Johnson will hold talks in Nigeria on Thursday as Britain ...and more »

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

Priti Patel and Boris Johnson are in Nigeria to support the fight against Boko Haram. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty. The UK foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, and international development secretary Priti Patel have travelled to the heart of the ...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 »

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

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 »

UK government doubles Nigerian aid package to help fight Boko Haram - CNN

Maiduguri, Nigeria (CNN) The United Kingdom reinforced its commitment to Nigeria's fight against Boko Haram on Wednesday, through continued counterterrorism training, military support and an expanded humanitarian aid package. The £200 million ($259 ...and more »

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

A Fulani woman leaves her shelter in Gwoza, north-eastern Nigeria. Boko Haram had seized Gwoza in July 2014. Photograph: Stefan Heunis/AFP/Getty Images. The Department for International Development has defended its aid budget for Nigeria, which is ...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 group ...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 »