Nigerian refugee Hawali Oumar woke up to the sound of gunfire and the sight of his neighbourhood in flames when Boko Haram attacked his home town of Baga in north-eastern Nigeria. The 43-year-old...
20 Oct 2016
19 October 2016 – After more than two years of being held hostage by Boko Haram insurgents in north...
28 Jun 2016
27 June 2016 – The top United Nations relief official today released $13 million from a fund that...
23 Jun 2016
STORY HIGHLIGHTS Independent power projects (IPPs) essential to electrify Sub-Saharan Africa,...
10 Jun 2016
June 2016 – New assessments of the protection risks faced by the affected people living in Nigeria’...
25 Feb 2016
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Feb 23 (UNHCR) – UNHCR's top protection official, Volker Türk, has called on...
4 Feb 2016
Condemning in the strongest terms Saturday’s “horrific terrorist attacks” attributed to Boko Haram...
Boko Haram violence an 'affront to humanity,' Ban declares, reaffirms UN support to Nigerian Government5 Oct 2015
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the bomb attacks of 2 October in the...
28 Sep 2015
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced today that polio is no longer endemic in Nigeria,...
18 Sep 2015
The number of attacks by Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria and neighbouring countries has risen, and...
15 Sep 2015
Families on the run often surviving brutal attacks in Nigeria are now threatened with the lack of...
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