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Cameroonian and Nigerian authorities have ordered 40,000 refugees in Cameroon to return to northeast Nigeria, aid agency Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Wednesday.
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) says an upsurge in violent attacks in crisis-ravaged North-east Nigeria has displaced 59,200 people in the last three months.
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has said a group of 47 rescued refugees and migrants will be allowed to disembark the Sea-Watch NGO vessel they had been on for 10 days.
Lagos lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has urged the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to investigate the January 17 bombing of Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Rann, Borno State, in which 234 persons were allegedly killed.
A senior Nigerian lawyer and activist, Femi Falana, has petitioned the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) seeking compensation for the families of about 200 Internally-displaced persons (IDPs) ‘mistakenly’ bombed in January 2017 by a Nigeria airforce jet at a camp in Rann, Borno State.
Several people have been reportedly killed after suspected Boko Haram terrorists attacked Rann, the headquarters of Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno State.
Thousands of residents of Pibor in South Sudan's Boma State will be relocated from their homes to pave the ways for the drilling of oil, officials said.
South Sudan’s main rebel group, the Sudan People’s Liberation Army-in Opposition (SPLA-IO), has for the first time since outbreak of renewed violence in 2016 allowed humanitarian access to Pibor in the country.
International medical group Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has attributed heavy rainfall and poor hygiene to the increase in disease outbreaks – including malaria, pneumonia, cholera and diarrhea – in Borno State.
More than 100 migrants, including at least 20 children, died when two boats sank off the coast of Libya early this month, according to Doctors without Borders (MSF), citing survivors.
The National Emergency Management Agency on Wednesday urged humanitarian agencies and non-governmental organisations operating in the northeast to always follow due process while carrying out their activities.
The U.S., France, Italy and Britain on Saturday condemned what they called an escalation of violence in and around the Libyan capital Tripoli, warning that armed groups which undermined Libyan stability would be made accountable.
Four farmers were killed by Boko Haram jihadists outside a key northeast Nigerian city, a militia leader and survivor told AFP on Saturday.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria will play two friendlies in the next FIFA free window in June in preparation for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament.
Sterling rallied above $1.32 on Tuesday on fresh hope that British Prime Minister Theresa May would avoid a chaotic no-deal Brexit, while global stock markets recovered.
Cristiano Ronaldo suffered a "minor thigh injury" in Portugal's Euro 2020 qualifier against Serbia on Monday, Juventus have confirmed.
The U.S. will further clamp down on the use of foreign aid for non-governmental organisations that support abortions or work with groups that help women access the medical service, an official said.
The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) on Monday opened the Ilaje-Bariga Jetty as part of its commitment to improve waterways transportation.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has directed that local government workers in the State be incorporated into the contributory pension scheme.
Kano State Government has distributed over 10,000 Delivery Kits worth N150 million to Pregnant Women in the State.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bauchi State chapter, has noted that a purported plan by the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Bauchi State, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, to conduct a re-run election was condemnable.
The Principal of Queens College, Lagos, Dr Tokunbo Yakubu-Oyinloye, has called on the Federal Government to establish more girls secondary schools in an effort to enhance girl-child education in the country.
A 35-year-old trader, Iyabode Kolapo, who allegedly punched her friend in the face for demanding back the N600 she loaned her, on Friday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.