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Pope Francis consoles Nigerian families

28/11/2017 11:30

Pope Francis has expressed his condolences to Nigerian families of the recent bomb attack at Medina Mosque in Mubi, Adamawa State. 50 people died in the Boko Haram terrorist attack.. 

 

Zannah Mustapha, the recipient of the 2017 Nansen Refugee Award

Zannah Mustapha, the recipient of the 2017 Nansen Refugee Award

Nigerian teacher and school-founder wins Nansen Refugee Award

18/09/2017 16:49

A Nigerian lawyer, teacher and peacemaker has won the prestigious UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award for his work opening schools amid conflict in north-eastern Nigeria. 

 

Catholic Archbishop of Abuja John Onaiyekan and Imam of Apo Legislative Mosque Muhammed Nur join Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) campaigners during a prot

Catholic Archbishop of Abuja John Onaiyekan and Imam of Apo Legislative Mosque Muhammed Nur join Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) campaigners during a protest procession marking the 500th day since the abduction of girls in Chibok, along a road in Abuja August 27, 2015

Card. Onaiyekan in Assisi: Boko Haram sincere but wrong

20/09/2016 11:40

An exclusive and in-depth conversation with the Archbishop of Abuja, Nigeria, Cardinal John Onaiyekan

In Maiduguri, Nigeria: Rebecca with baby Ibrahim on her back; son Zachariah. To the riight is her husband, Bitrus

In Maiduguri, Nigeria: Rebecca with baby Ibrahim on her back; son Zachariah. To the riight is her husband, Bitrus

Rebecca’ story: Surviving captivity under Boko Haram

15/09/2016 12:10

Rebecca, a captive of Boko Haram for two years and now reunited with her husband in Maiduguri recounts her ordeal.

 

Shot from a video obtained via a CNN footage that purports to show some of the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls.

Shot from a video obtained via a CNN footage that purports to show some of the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls.

Nigerian Cardinal on Chibok girls: negotiations needed

14/04/2016 15:15

Cardinal John Onaiyekan, Archbishop of Abuja, says the continuing failure to locate and rescue the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram militants is a cause of shame and embarrassment within Nigeria. 

Zahra'u Babangida, a 13 year-old girl at the time, was strapped with explosives and sent as a suicide bomber by Boko Haram (14 Dec, 2014).

Zahra'u Babangida, a 13 year-old girl at the time, was strapped with explosives and sent as a suicide bomber by Boko Haram (14 Dec, 2014).

Video of girls abducted by Boko Haram surfaces in Nigeria

14/04/2016 08:28

A video purporting to show some of the girls abducted by Boko Haram in Nigeria has been released, two years after they were taken from their school.