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Lured by power, female extremists prove hardest to help: expert - Thomson Reuters Foundation;

Lured by power, female extremists prove hardest to help: expert - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Thomson Reuters FoundationLured by power, female extremists prove hardest to help: expertThomson Reuters FoundationLONDON, Dec 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women who join violent extremists such as Nigeria's Boko Haram are lured by the promise of power and influence they otherwise would not get in their everyday lives, a top expert said on Thursday. With that ...and more »

5.1 million Nigerians need $1billion to survive starvation in 2017 - NAIJ.COM;

5.1 million Nigerians need $1billion to survive starvation in 2017 - NAIJ.COM

NAIJ.COM5.1 million Nigerians need $1billion to survive starvation in 2017NAIJ.COMCome 2017, a projected 5.1 million Nigerians will face serious food shortage of food as a result of the continued war in the troubled Boko Haram North-East region of Nigeria. According to the United Nations Nigeria needs $1billion in 2017 for the ...and more »

UN says US$1 billion needed for Boko Haram victims in 2017 - Jamaica Observer

UN says US$1 billion needed for Boko Haram victims in 2017Jamaica ObserverLAGOS, Nigeria (AFP) — A billion dollars are needed to provide aid for victims of Boko Haram jihadists in Nigeria's restive northeast next year, the United Nations said Friday, calling the conflict "the largest crisis in Africa". "The narrative on ...and more »

Boko Haram attacks destroy farm communities, bring famine risk - Times of India;

Boko Haram attacks destroy farm communities, bring famine risk - Times of India

Times of IndiaBoko Haram attacks destroy farm communities, bring famine riskTimes of IndiaMAIDUGURI (NIGERIA): Fati Adamu has not seen three of her six children nor her husband since Boko Haram militants attacked her hometown in northeast Nigeria in an hail of bullets. Two years on, she is among thousands of refugees at the Bakassi camp in ...and more »

Time for patriotic lullabies for Nigeria, by Gabriel Onoja - The Eagle Online;

Time for patriotic lullabies for Nigeria, by Gabriel Onoja - The Eagle Online

The Eagle OnlineTime for patriotic lullabies for Nigeria, by Gabriel OnojaThe Eagle OnlineHowever, it appears some vested foreign interests in the internal affairs of Nigeria are unhappy with the unity and peace Nigeria continues to enjoy. The country has proved wrong, prophesy of its break-up in 2015 ...and more »

Dirty money from Nigeria seized by Britain should help Boko Haram victims - charity - Times LIVE;

Dirty money from Nigeria seized by Britain should help Boko Haram victims - charity - Times LIVE

Times LIVEDirty money from Nigeria seized by Britain should help Boko Haram victims - charityTimes LIVEMoney stolen from Nigeria through corruption and seized by authorities in Britain should be spent on aid for the Boko Haram-hit northeast of the country, where hundreds of thousands of people are at risk from famine, a charity said on Friday. The ...and more »

Nigerian Airforce jets bombard Boko Haram locations (Video) - NAIJ.COM;

Nigerian Airforce jets bombard Boko Haram locations (Video) - NAIJ.COM

NAIJ.COMNigerian Airforce jets bombard Boko Haram locations (Video)NAIJ.COMAs the war against insurgency draws to a close, the Nigerian Air Force has carried out heavy bombardment of Boko Haram positions. A video clip released by the Air Force on Thursday, December 1 showed tech officials loading Alpha jets with missiles ...and more »

Nigeria's humanitarian crisis 'can no longer be ignored,' UN says, launching $1 billion appeal - UN News Centre;

Nigeria's humanitarian crisis 'can no longer be ignored,' UN says, launching $1 billion appeal - UN News Centre

UN News CentreNigeria's humanitarian crisis 'can no longer be ignored,' UN says, launching $1 billion appealUN News CentreWomen pound maize at a so-called 'widows house' in Banki, Borno State, northeast Nigeria. In Banki, many women who have become separated from their husbands during the Boko Haram related crisis feel safer living together. Photo: UNICEF/Katerina ...and more »

UN Doubles Humanitarian Appeal for Nigeria to One Billion - Prensa Latina;

UN Doubles Humanitarian Appeal for Nigeria to One Billion - Prensa Latina

Prensa LatinaUN Doubles Humanitarian Appeal for Nigeria to One BillionPrensa LatinaAbuja,Dec 2 (Prensa Latina)The United Nations has doubled its humanitarian funding appeal for northeast Nigeria to $1 billion in 2017 in a bid to reach nearly 7 million people hit by the Islamist terror group Boko Haram insurgency who need life-saving ...and more »

Nigeria Regional Refugee Response Plan: January - December 2017 - Reliefweb;

Nigeria Regional Refugee Response Plan: January - December 2017 - Reliefweb

ReliefwebNigeria Regional Refugee Response Plan: January - December 2017ReliefwebThroughout 2016, Boko Haram insurgents continued to commit grave human rights violations and carry out attacks against civilians including suicide bombings, widespread sexual and gender based violence (SGBV), kidnapping and forced recruitment, ...and more »

Boko Haram: 5.1 million Nigerians risk starvation in 2017, UN says - Premium Times;

Boko Haram: 5.1 million Nigerians risk starvation in 2017, UN says - Premium Times

Premium TimesBoko Haram: 5.1 million Nigerians risk starvation in 2017, UN saysPremium TimesThe United Nations said on Friday that $1billion was needed in 2017 for the provision of aid to victims of Boko Haram terrorism in north-east Nigeria. The Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator, Peter Lundberg, in a statement said the Boko Haram menace was ...and more »

UN doubles humanitarian appeal for northeastern Nigeria to $1 billion - Reuters

UN doubles humanitarian appeal for northeastern Nigeria to $1 billionReutersABUJA The United Nations has doubled its humanitarian funding appeal for northeast Nigeria to $1 billion in 2017 in a bid to reach nearly 7 million people hit by the Islamist militant Boko Haram insurgency who need life-saving help, it said on Friday.and more »

UN says USD1 billion needed for Boko Haram victims in 2017 - Deccan Chronicle;

UN says USD1 billion needed for Boko Haram victims in 2017 - Deccan Chronicle

Deccan ChronicleUN says USD1 billion needed for Boko Haram victims in 2017Deccan ChronicleUN said humanitarian response would address needs of almost 7 mn people in dire need of nutrition, food, shelter, healthcare and education. The scale of humanitarian suffering became more apparent after Nigerian troops recaptured swathes of territory ...and more »

Illicit Nigerian funds should be used to alleviate starvation, says charity - Public Finance International;

Illicit Nigerian funds should be used to alleviate starvation, says charity - Public Finance International

Public Finance InternationalIllicit Nigerian funds should be used to alleviate starvation, says charityPublic Finance InternationalMoney looted from Nigeria and seized by the UK should be used to save millions of people from starvation in the country's north east, Save the Children has said. refugee camp nigeria lake chad.jpg. A woman cooks in a Nigerian refugee camp. The NGO ...and more »

Humanitarian emergency directors call for US$1 billion to meet the needs of 6.9 million people in Nigeria's North East - ReliefWeb;

Humanitarian emergency directors call for US$1 billion to meet the needs of 6.9 million people in Nigeria's North East - ReliefWeb

ReliefWebHumanitarian emergency directors call for US$1 billion to meet the needs of 6.9 million people in Nigeria's North EastReliefWeb(Abuja: 2 December 2016): The 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan for Nigeria seeks more than US$1 billion to address the needs of those in crisis in the three most affected states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe, with 75 partners ready to respond to those ...and more »

100000 could starve in North East Nigeria - UN - Africa Independent Television;

100000 could starve in North East Nigeria - UN - Africa Independent Television

Africa Independent Television100000 could starve in North East Nigeria - UNAfrica Independent TelevisionThe UN is warning that more than 100,000 people, most of them children are at risk of starving to death next year in northeast Nigeria. In an emergency appeal the organisation is calling for more than $1bn in humanitarian aid to be delivered to areas ...and more »

UN: Helicopter Aid Reaches 45000 in Boko Haram-hit Northeast Nigeria - Voice of America;

UN: Helicopter Aid Reaches 45000 in Boko Haram-hit Northeast Nigeria - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaUN: Helicopter Aid Reaches 45000 in Boko Haram-hit Northeast NigeriaVoice of AmericaPeople walk through the United Nations camp in Maiduguri, Nigeria, Dec. 1, 2016. Some 4.6 million people are going hungry across northeast Nigeria, of whom two million need food aid urgently, according to the U.N.. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »

Nigeria: 400000 children at risk of famine - Aljazeera.com;

Nigeria: 400000 children at risk of famine - Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.comNigeria: 400000 children at risk of famineAljazeera.comAfter army advance against Boko Haram in the north, many people found on brink of starvation amid humanitarian crises. 01 Dec 2016 19:01 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. A girl displaced by Boko Haram rests at a camp for ...and more »

Lured by power, female extremists prove hardest to help: expert - Reuters

Lured by power, female extremists prove hardest to help: expertReutersLONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women who join violent extremists such as Nigeria's Boko Haram are lured by the promise of power and influence they otherwise would not get in their everyday lives, a top expert said on Thursday. With that ...and more »

Boko Haram food crisis demands cooperation and accountability - IRINnews.org

Boko Haram food crisis demands cooperation and accountabilityIRINnews.orgSnatched schoolgirls and suicide bomb blasts have long been the enduring images of Nigeria's Boko Haram conflict. But now the violence is represented by thousands of new faces: those of starving children. Scenes like these haven't been seen here since ...and more »