Nigeria


UNICEF Report: The Chibok Anniversary And Rise In Boko Haram Child Suicide Bombers

UNICEF has released a report to coincide with the three-year anniversary since the devastating abduction of the Chibok girls in 2014. The report has called attention to the alarming number of children being used as suicide bombers by Boko Haram; a terrorist organisation based in Nigeria, with links to Islamic […]


Countries Struggle To Agree On Abortion And Comprehensive Sexual Education

On 7th April 2017 in New York, following lengthy negotiations, the UN’s Commission on Population and Development ended late without any official decisions. The 50th Session of the Commission on Population and Development came to a surprise conclusion when it was unable to adopt a resolution on its theme of “changing population age […]


How Can The Situation In The Lake Chad Basin Be Improved?

It is the world’s fastest growing displacement crisis, which needs swift and decisive action. Refugees from Boko Haram have converged on the Lake Chad Basin, fleeing from violence into terrible living conditions. 2.6 million people have been displaced in the region, and the pressures are significant: 11 million people are […]


Nigerian Army Close In On Boko Haram Stronghold; Islamic Extremists Continue to Kidnap Women

In the heart of Sambisa Forest in North-Eastern Nigeria, zero hour has arrived. The final offensive led by the Nigerian Army takes place against Boko Haram, and ultimately their dream of establishing their own sovereign state. Boko Haram has caused great turmoil in Africa’s most populous country through a wave […]


Hate Crime Against Nigerians In India?

Multiple Nigerian nationals were attacked and beaten up this week in India following the death of 17-year-old Manish Khari that resulted from a suspected drug overdose. Locals believed the drugs were given to the teen by five local Nigerian students. The parents also said those students were to blame. The […]


Tragedies Of The Mediterranean Sea

In the past few years, thousands of people from Libya have attempted to cross the treacherous Mediterranean Sea to escape poverty, war, and persecution in their homelands. Flavio Di Giacomo, International Organization for Migration (IOM) spokesman quoted, “most migrants leaving Libya came from Guinea, Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, and Bangladesh.” These […]