Annual Report: Overview of PSWG Operational Impact In 2017

The Protection Sector, including the Child Protection and Gender-Based Violence Sub-Sectors, enhanced its capacity to provide life-saving protection assistance particularly in most affected areas of Borno State, as well as Adamawa and Yobe States. A total of 2.47 million of the most vulnerable individuals were reached from January through December …

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US Will Move Embassy to Jerusalem in May, Marking Israel’s 70th Birthday

Advertisement Supported by ImageThe move of the American embassy to Jerusalem will coincide with the 70th anniversary of the creation of the state of Israel.CreditAbir Sultan/European Pressphoto Agency WASHINGTON — The Trump administration plans to officially move the United States Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May …

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Nigerian officials apologize as dozens of schoolgirls remain missing after suspected Boko Haram attack

Three days after suspected Boko Haram fighters attacked a school in northeast Nigeria and kidnapped dozens of schoolgirls, local officials have apologized to parents for mistakenly announcing that some of the students had been rescued. Suspected militants of the Nigeria-based jihadist group allegedly stormed the town of Dapchi in Yobe …

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Nigeria: Council of State Okays $1bn for Agric, Livestock Support for Herdsmen

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru Abuja — The Council of State, yesterday, endorsed $1 billion to boost agriculture and empower livestock farmers, including the Fulani herdsmen. The council also recommended inter-state security joint operations to flush out bandits, especially those operating from the forests. Governor Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa State, alongside Governor …

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