Nigeria: 2017 Humanitarian Assistance Overview (as of 1 January 2017) - ReliefWeb

Nigeria's north-eastern region, which has historically lagged behind the rest of the country in socio-economic development, is struck by a long-running conflict that has caused widespread destruction and deep human suffering. Some 14 million people are ...

Factcheck: The defeat of Boko Haram is not a defining metric of President Buhari's commitment to combating insecurity - YNaija

On the 8th of January, Pastor Tunde Bakare stood before his congregation ( Latter Rain Assembly) to give his annual State of the Nation address. It is a speech that ties together events of the past year in Nigeria and the world, and the projections ...

Nigerian Air Force Investigative Panel Visits Borno State - SaharaReporters.com

The panel is saddled with the task of finding out issues surrounding the accidental bombing, the number of casualties and the role of the flight crew in the accident. by Channels TV Jan 22, 2017. The panel set up by the Nigerian Air Force to ...

Fifteen Killed After Boko Haram Attacks Town Previously Bombed By Nigerian Air Force - The Wire

Nigerian soldiers hold up a Boko Haram flag that they had seized in the recently retaken town of Damasak, Nigeria, March 18, 2015. Credit: Reuters/Emmanuel Braun. Rann, Nigeria: Around 15 Boko Haram fighters were killed when the jihadists attacked a ...

'How troops killed 30 IDPs days before accidental bombing of IDPs camp' – Report - YNaija

About 30 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) had been mistakenly killed by troops some days before the accidental bombing of an IDP camp in Rann, Borno State, icirnigeria reports. An Air Force fighter jet had mistakenly dropped a bomb at the Rann IDPs ...

Nigeria botched air strike may have killed up to 236 people - News24

Kano - As many as 236 people may have been killed in the botched Nigerian air strike against Boko Haram that hit a camp for civilians displaced by the unrest, a local official told AFP on Saturday. Doctors Without Borders (MSF) on Friday had said the ...

IDPs camp bombing: 68 surgeries carried out on victims - YNaija

Medical workers have conducted no fewer than 68 surgeries on victims of the accidental bombing of internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Rann, Borno State by the Nigerian Air Force. A surgeon said the medical workers have carried out over 68 ...

Buratai lauds theatre commander, GOC on Boko Haram - The Nation Newspaper

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has commended the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj.-Gen. Lucky Irabor, for his efforts in the ongoing war against Boko Haram terrorists. Buratai gave the commendation while ...

Boko Haram : Troops kill 15 terrorists, recover arms in Borno - Pulse Nigeria

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, confirmed the killing and capture of the terrorists in Rann on Friday. Published: 21.01.2017; Pulse News Agency Local By NAN. Print; eMail · Nigerian Army Troops play. Nigerian Army Troops. (Punch) ...

Rann bombardment: Troops kill 15 terrorists, recover arms - Vanguard

Rann (Borno) – Nigerian troops have killed 15 members of the Boko Haram terrorists, who were part of insurgents responsible for the mistaken deployment of rockets by the Nigerian Air Force in Rann, on Tuesday. They also captured one terrorist ...

Nigeria: "Most of the dead and injured were women and children" - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

On 17 January at least 90 people were killed and 120 wounded in an airstrike carried out by the Nigerian military on a camp for displaced people in Rann, in the east of Nigeria's Borno state. An MSF medical team, which had started work in the camp just ...

Death Toll From Nigerian Strike On Displaced Persons Camp Rises To 90: Aid Group - NPR

Doctors Without Borders says that the death toll has risen to "about 90" from a Nigerian military airstrike Tuesday on a displaced persons camps in the country's restive Borno state. Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has said that the bombing ...

Boko Haram attacks camp bombed by Nigerian air force - Independent Online

Maiduguri, Nigeria - Boko Haram extremists attacked a refugee camp in northeast Nigeria just days after Nigeria's air force bombed it, witnesses said Friday, as reports emerged that the death toll from the bombing could be as high as 170. More than 100 ...

Death toll now 90 in Nigeria air strike, could reach 170 - News24

Kano - The death toll from a botched Nigerian air strike against Boko Haram that hit a camp for displaced people has risen to 90, and could climb as high as 170, Doctors Without Borders said on Friday. Most of the victims of Tuesday's strike in Rann in ...

In Nigeria, Planting a Future Amid War - Newsweek

This week's military airstrike on a community of displaced people in Nigeria killed at least 70 civilians and aid workers and injured more than 100 others, according to aid groups. It was a gut-wrenching reminder that the years-long conflict and ...

Boko Haram Attacks Refugee Camp That Nigerian Air Force Bombed This Week - Breitbart News

The Islamic State affiliate Boko Haram raided a refugee camp in northeastern Nigeria late Thursday night, little more than 48 hours after the Nigerian military accidentally conducted an airstrike on the women and children housed in the facility ...

Rann misfire: Over 170 killed – MSF - Daily Post Nigeria

The death toll continues to rise following the horrific military attack on civilians in Rann, Nigeria, according to latest estimates by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). MSF said around 90 people were killed on the spot when a Nigerian airforce plane ...

"I saw intestines on the ground" - aid worker recalls Nigerian refugee camp bombing - Thomson Reuters Foundation

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Jan 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Aid worker Alfred Davies and his colleagues were providing vaccinations and giving out food in a refugee camp in northeast Nigeria when he noticed the buzzing of a plane passing overhead.

Biafra Agitators Vs Boko Haram Insurgents: Orji Uzo Kalu Highlights The Differences - BuzzNigeria.com

Former Abia State governor and Chairman of Slok Group, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu has said there is no basis for comparison between Biafra agitators and Boko Haram Insurgents. The former Governor said there was a fundamental difference to the both groups, ...

IBB condoles Borno, UniMaid over the blasts - The Nation Newspaper

Former Military President, Ibrahim Babangida, on Thursday, commiserated with the government and people of Borno, over the tragic terror attack on the University of Maiduguri. Babangida, in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) ...