Niger: Population Movement – Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) – DREF No. MDRNE023 / PNE054 – Niger

A. Situation analysis Description of the disaster Since April 2019, the security situation in the north-western part of Nigeria has deteriorated, particularly in the states of Zamfara, Sokoto and Katsina with the emergence of new militia armed groups. According to the Nigerien authorities, attacks by these armed groups began with …

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Fulani radicals burn down 4 Christian villages, killing 3 children

Christians in Nigeria take part in funeral festivities in April 2019. | Intersociety Fulani radicals killed 13 people on Monday, including three children, and burned hundreds of homes in attacks on predominantly Christian villages in the West African country’s troubled Middle Belt. Reports indicate that at least four predominantly Christian …

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No Need For Panic, Working With Miyetti Allah In Southeast Is A Security Strategy By Fredrick Nwabufo

Fredrick Nwabufo Security is everybody’s business. No individual, group, institution or organisation is nugatory in matters of security.  All efforts are needed and all hands must be forged into one fist in the pursuit of peace. In fact, it imperils security if any stakeholder to the peace is “quarantined” and stereotyped. …

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KADUNA: Why law seeking to ban preaching will not stand — CAN, PFN, clerics

By Sam Eyoboka The passage of the Religious Preaching Regulations Law by Kaduna State House of Assembly is generating angry reactions from Christian leaders. El Rufai, Kaduna Governor Just the way the bill attracted criticisms from different religious bodies and individuals when it was initiated three years ago, many are …

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