UN Expels Gabon Peacekeepers For sexually abusing Girls & Women In Central African Republic

The UN Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) has sent away all Gabonese military units from the Central African Republic (CAR) over sexual abuse allegations. UN Spokesperson, Stephane Dujarric, disclosed at a press briefing at the UN Headquarters in New York on Wednesday that the repatriation was a decision of its secretariat. On September … Read more

Buhari Appoints Ahmad Halilu As Head of National Space Research and Development Agency

Dr. Ahmad Shaba Halilu has taken over as the substantive Director General of the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA). This is following his appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari, which was conveyed in a letter to members of the Senate for approval. In the letter which was dated 25 February, 2021 was read in … Read more

Abducted Chibok Girl Return Home With Two Children 7-Years After Kidnap By Boko Haram

Ruth Ngladar Pogu, one of the abducted female students of Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok, Borno State, has returned home. The kidnap of about 276 Chibok girls on April 14, 2014 by Boko Haram terrorists caused widespread condemnation, with many calling for the head of officials, who were fingered to have done little or … Read more

New U.S. publication says Nigerian security officers sexually exploited Internally Displaced Persons

Nigerian security operatives have been indicted for sexually exploiting Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in government-owned camps in northeastern Nigeria, a new publication said. The Trafficking in Persons Report, released by the United States Department of State, revealed that, Nigeria has not met the minimum requirements for the elimination of human trafficking. The report, presented by … Read more

American actress Angelina Jolie visits refugee camp in Burkina Faso

United Nations Refugee Ambassador, Angelina Jolie on Sunday visited a refugee camp in Burkina Faso as part of her role as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees(UNHCR) The camp, located at Goudebou, northeastern past of the West African country, is sheltering thousands of Malians who have fled incessant attacks by jihadists. The Oscar-winning actress, … Read more

Aid Organizations Struggle To Provide Support For Displaced Persons After Government Forces Burn Down Camp In Central African Republic

Thousands of displaced persons have been rendered even more vulnerable following an attack on a camp housing internally displaced persons in Elevage, the Central African Republic (CAR). Elevage camp was created following the brutal violence which rocked CAR in 2013-14. It is located on the outskirts of Bambari, one of the main towns in the … Read more

Amid humanitarian crises DR Congo to start phased return of residents to volcano-hit Goma

Following the volcanic eruption of Mount Nyiragongo on May 22, authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo, have started a phase by phase resettlement of residents displaced by the crises. The explosion had left hundreds of thousands of people displaced and without a proper means of livelihood. Scientist have warned that the eruption may be … Read more

Abducted Aide Worker Freed By ISWAP Fighters In Northeastern Nigeria After 5-Months In Captivity

Abubakar Garba Idris, a senior Protection Assistant with the United Nation High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), has been released by The Islamic State of West African Province(ISWAP) after five months in captivity. Idris, who is fondly called Alooma, was abducted by the Jihadist sect on Maiduguri/Damaturu highway, North-eastern Nigeria. At about 8.30 am Saturday, January … Read more