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Officials Steal Food Aid Meant for Boko Haram Survivors

Abuja (teleSUR) – The northeastern region of the country is home to people driven from their homes by Boko Haram. About 1.5 million people are currently facing famine. A Nigerian Government official said food aid sent to displaced people has been “diverted,” which is code for stolen. This marks the first time the government officially admits […]

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Nigerian Police Forcibly Evict Thousands From Lagos Fishing Community [Video]

Lagos, Nigeria (GPA) – Some 4,700 people have been forcibly evicted from the fishing community of Otodo Gbame in the city of Lagos, Nigeria by police and government forces, according to Al-Jazeera, whose video report can be found below. The eviction seems to be in violation of a previous court order. Reports indicate that at around 8:30 […]

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76 Dead After Nigerian Military Mistakenly Bombed a Refugee Camp

(GPA) Rann – At least 76 people have been killed and roughly 200 wounded after the Nigerian mistakenly hit a refugee camp in Rann yesterday while carrying out strikes against Boko Haram in the same area. At the end of December, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari announced that Boko Haram had been nearly defeated in the […]

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What the Decline of Boko Haram Can Teach Us About Daesh

(GPA) Abuja – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari announced Saturday that the last refuge of the African terrorist organization and Islamic State affiliate Boko Haram has fallen to Nigerian troops. The remnants of the terrorist organization were surrounded over the weekend in their final refuge, “camp zero” in the Sambisa forest in northern Nigeria. President Buhari […]

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