Boko Haram: 136 refugees use one bathroom

In this report, the United Nations’ Refugee Agency (UNHCR)’s Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN) tells a shocking story of the living conditions of the over 15,000 Nigerian refugees in Cameroon.Thousands of Nigerians who have fled attacks by Islamist militant group, Boko Haram, are crowded into Minawao refugee camp in Cameroon’s Far North Region, living in…

Abia teachers dying of hunger, Staff go months on end without salary

“Many teachers in primary and secondary schools in Abia State are present­ly down with high blood pressure and stroke. Some have even died. The cause of the health challenges and deaths is the condition of things in the education sector in the state. We are not being paid; we are suffering. In fact, we are

EU rejects death sentences Court Martial of 12 Nigerian soldiers

The European Union (EU) has rejected the death sentence handed to 12 Nigerian soldiers by the General Court Martial in Nigeria for alleged mutiny.The EU in a statement issued yesterday on the occasion of the World Day against Death Penalty condemned all death sentences especially after mass trials as was the case with the Nigerian soldiers.

Cameroon expresses surprise at news of purported release of hostages by Boko Haram terrorist

Cameroon’s Communication Minister, Issa Bakary, says that he is surprised by the news that some hostages kidnapped by the Boko Haram sect in northern Cameroon have been released.Earlier reports had said that the sect members have released the wife of Cameroon’s Deputy Prime Minister, Amadou Ali, 10 Chinese workers and district heads who were kidnapped in different attacks.