Tag : Nigeria
Boko Haram Violence Toll: 1.4 Million Children Displaced, Thousands Suffering Severe Malnutrition in Lake Chad Region, Says UNICEF
Boko Haram insurgency in Africa has left 1.4 million children displaced and another one million rendered vulnerable in remote parts of the region still occupied by Boko Haram, according to a recent UNICEF report.
Nigeria Opens Rehabilitation Camps for Repentant Boko Haram Members to Give Them Life Skills for Reintegration into Society
Nigeria’s military has opened a rehabilitation camp for Boko Haram fighters who have surrendered and are repentant, a statement from Nigerian Defense Headquarters (NDH) said. Christians and Muslims in the city of Jos, Nigeria were killed in a string of recent attacks by a militant group. Authorities suspect that the attacks were premeditated by Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram. 44 died and 67 were wounded in the attack in Jos on Sunday, July 5. The estimated number of people who were killed in the deadly attack launched by the Boko Haram militants in the Nigerian town of Baga in the previous week was said to reach no more than 150 as opposed to the earlier reports from local officials that claimed that nearly 2,000 people perished from the…