UN Experts Arrive Nigeria To Deal With Landmines Scourge

A team of UN experts has arrived in Nigeria to assess the number  of  landmines  Boko Haram terrorists have laid in the Sambisa Forest. Ms Agnes Marcaillou, Director, UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS), told a  correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in New York that the team arrived the country on Tuesday. According…

Nigerian hunters converge in Adamawa, undergo ritual to fortify themselves

The annual Talala (oath taking) Festival staged in Mayo-Belwa Local Government Area of Adamawa on Saturday witnessed the gathering of hundreds of hunters from Adamawa, Gombe, Borno, Yobe and Taraba States. At the gathering, Malam Mohammed Tola, the Chairman of Adamawa Hunters Association/Acting Chairman for North East, urged them to remain courageous in their profession…

Wanted High Profile Boko Haram Member Surrenders

A high ranking member of the Boko Haram terrorist group, Mr Bulama Kailani Mohammed Metele has surrendered to 145 Task Force Battalion, 5 Brigade troops at Damasak. Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, Army spokesman made this known in a statement on Saturday in Maiduguri. Usman said that Metele, from Tumbun Bera in Borno, belonged to Mamman Nur’s…

501 Damasak Children Abducted By Boko Haram

Human Rights Watch said on Thursday that hundreds of Damasak children are missing in what is the largest-ever mass abduction of Nigerian schoolchildren by Boko Haram Islamic extremists, Boko Haram kidnapped hundreds of children in the northeastern town of Damasak on Nov. 24, 2014, the New York-based organization said in a dispatch from researcher Mausi Segun. She……

Japan Contributes $903,000 To North East Emergency Programme

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the Government of Japan has contributed $903,000 to assist the organisation in its Emergency Programme in the crisis-affected North-East Nigeria. Dr Wondimagegnehu Alemu, the WHO Country Representative in Nigeria, in a statement in Abuja on Thursday, said the contribution would benefit more than 400,000 women, men and children in…

‘We Failed To Learn From Biafran War’ – Ekweremadu

Against the backdrop of the of the humanitarian crisis in the North East, the deputy Senate President, Senator Ikechukwu Ekweremadu says Nigeria was unable to build internal capacity and mechanisms for managing humanitarian situations. Ekweremadu, highlighted the nation’s inability to learn from the Biafran civil war is the major reason for the worsening humanitarian crises going……

Boko Haram: Some North East residents helping terrorists – Army

The Nigerian Army has noted that members of some villages in the North East are helping the Boko Haram insurgents achieve their aim. The claim was made by the Director of Public Relation of the army, Brigadier Sani Usman, while reacting to Wednesday evening’s attack on Magumeri, Borno state. He noted that the attack was…

Update On Attack On Magumeri Town And The Need To Expose Boko Haram Terrorists

Nigerian Army Thwart Boko Haram Attack In Magumeri Town The Nigerian military foils an attempt by Boko Haram terrorists to attack Magumeri town yesterday evening. According to the statement by Army Spokespersons, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman. He said that the suspected Boko Haram terrorists attempted to unleash mayhem on Magumeri town, Magumeri Local Government Area,…

North-East crisis world largest, most neglected – UN

The UN Security Council (UNSC) has described the insurgency crisis in the North-East Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin region as the world’s largest and most neglected humanitarian crisis the world has ever witnessed. Mr Mathew Rycroft, the President of the UNSC for March and Leader of the UN delegation to Nigeria, stated this at……