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

Women 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 ...

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

ABUJA 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.

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

The 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 ...

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

People 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 ...

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

LONDON (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 ...