Food, safety elude Nigerians who fled Boko Haram attack

Jun 17, 2016

Food, safety elude Nigerians who fled Boko Haram attack

Tens of thousands of Nigerians who fled a deadly Boko Haram attack are in “great distress,” with many lacking food and health care, Niger’s interior minister said during a visit to the displaced Thursday. Boko Haram attacked a military post in Bosso in Niger’s ...

Boko Haram raids in Niger force 50,000 to flee: UNHCR

Jun 8, 2016

Boko Haram raids in Niger force 50,000 to flee: UNHCR

More than 50,000 people have been forced to flee their homes in southeastern Niger after a series of attacks by Islamic extremist group Boko Haram, the United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday. Attacks by the Nigeria-based fighters on Friday, Sunday and Monday on the ...

Apr 29, 2016

Nigeria, France forces to cooperate closer in fight against Boko Haram

Nigeria and France on Thursday signed an agreement on closer military cooperation, including intelligence-sharing, to strengthen the fight against Boko Haram in the Lake Chad region. Nigerian Defense Minister Mansur Dan Ali said the agreement was evidence of a “growing partnership” between Abuja and ...