UNICEF Report Reveals Gunmen Attacked 25 Nigerian Schools, Abducted 1,440 Students In 2021

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has revealed that in 2021 alone, 25 schools so far suffered attacks while 1,440 students were abducted in Nigeria. This was contained in a report titled, ‘Children in West and Central Africa among those who suffer highest rates of grave violations in armed conflict.’ Focused on the impact of … Read more

Over 2million people now displaced in Northeast Nigeria – EU

The new Head of Delegation for the European Union (EU) and the ECOWAS, Samuela Isopi, has said that over two million people remained displaced from their homes in the North-east of the country. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja reports that, the envoy said this on Monday at the premiere of ”HOPE”, a … Read more

FAO: Over four million Nigerians hungry, malnourished

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) says over four million Nigerians go hungry and suffer from malnutrition due to insecurity and environmental factors. Conflict, pests and diseases, natural disasters, loss of biodiversity, economic challenges, habitat destruction, and devastating effects of COVID-19 are the causes according to FAO. FAO Representative to Nigeria, Fred Kafeero, made this … Read more

Nigeria: 75% of students in Kankara, Katsina State drop out of school – Report

A report just released has indicated that 75 per cent of children in Kankara Local Government Area (LGA) of Katsina state drop out of school upon completing primary school. Isa Muhammad, Secretary of the Katsina state Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), disclosed this on Wednesday, in Kankara, while quoting the report of a survey conducted … 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

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