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Displaced still homeless after clashes in Baga, Nigeria

Displaced still homeless after clashes in Baga, Nigeria

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 7, 2013 0

BAGA,NIGERIA 07 May 2013 (IRIN) - Thousands of residents of Baga in Borno State, northeastern Nigeria, remain displaced for fear of further clashes breaking out between radical Islamist group Boko Haram and troops

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Mapping the world’s trachoma hotspots

Mapping the world’s trachoma hotspots

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 1, 2013 0

LONDON 01 May 2013 (IRIN) - When Iyabo Dolarin’s trachoma mapping team conducts surveys in Nigeria’s Kaduna State, they begin with a ritual: They go to the centre of the community and spin

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Vaccine suspicion aggravates measles outbreak in Nigeria

Vaccine suspicion aggravates measles outbreak in Nigeria

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 13, 2013 0

KANO 13 March 2013 (IRIN) - An ongoing measles outbreak, which killed 36 children and infected over 4,000 in northern Nigeria between 16 February and 9 March, has been linked to a drop-off

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Islamists kill two Nigerian troop-members headed for Mali

Islamists kill two Nigerian troop-members headed for Mali

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 21, 2013 0

KANO 21 January 2013 (IRIN) - Two Nigerian soldiers were killed and five others seriously injured in a 19 January attack on a military detachment destined for deployment to Mali as part of

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Islamists kill Nigerian soldiers heading to Mali

Islamists kill Nigerian soldiers heading to Mali

January 21, 2013 0

KANO 21 January 2013 (IRIN) - Two Nigerian soldiers were killed and five others seriously injured in a 19 January attack on a military detachment heading for deployment in Mali, as part of

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NIGERIA: Failure to prosecute

NIGERIA: Failure to prosecute

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 29, 2012 0

LONDON 29 November 2012 (IRIN) - The major atrocities in northern Nigeria’s violent insurgency have been widely reported: church bombings, including an attack on Christmas Day; attacks on government buildings, newspaper offices, and

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NIGERIA: Floodwaters recede but millions remain displaced

NIGERIA: Floodwaters recede but millions remain displaced

November 9, 2012 0

BAYELSA/WARRI/DAKAR 09 November 2012 (IRIN) - Efforts to repair infrastructure and restore livelihoods destroyed by Nigeria’s recent flooding - the worst in five decades - require urgent funding and will take six months

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NIGERIA-CHAD: Child migrants reuniting with families

NIGERIA-CHAD: Child migrants reuniting with families

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 15, 2012 0

DAKAR 15 October 2012 (IRIN) - Most of the Chadian Koranic students who fled Boko Haram related violence in northern Nigeria to return to their country in March 2012, have now been reunited

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