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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. 

 

File photo of one of the biggest camp for people displaced by Islamist Extremist in Maiduguri, Nigeria.

File photo of one of the biggest camp for people displaced by Islamist Extremist in Maiduguri, Nigeria.

Aid agency highlights malnourished children in Lake Chad Region

06/09/2017 07:37

An aid agency is warning that the number of children suffering from life-threatening malnutrition across Africa’s Lake Chad Basin has soared since last year and could spiral further, as Boko Haram terrorists ramp up attacks in the region.

A woman holds her sick baby while waiting for a doctor at Gwoza General Hospital, north-eastern Nigeria

A woman holds her sick baby while waiting for a doctor at Gwoza General Hospital, north-eastern Nigeria

Nigeria: Catholic doctors emphasise the sanctity of life

17/08/2017 13:20

Catholic doctors have reiterated the need for the Nigerian Government to hold as sacred the right to life by all Nigerian citizens, including the unborn child.

 

Pope Francis decries recent violence in Nigeria and the CAR at his General Audience

Pope Francis decries recent violence in Nigeria and the CAR at his General Audience

Pope Francis decries attack on Nigerian churchgoers, violence in CAR

09/08/2017 11:25

Pope Francis has appealed for an end to “hatred and violence, especially those perpetrated in places of worship”, referring to Sunday's attack on Catholics at Mass in Nigeria and violence against Christians in the Central African Republic

St Philip's Catholic Church in Ozubulu, southeastern Nigeria

St Philip's Catholic Church in Ozubulu, southeastern Nigeria

AB Kaigama condemns Nigeria church attack

07/08/2017 13:27

Nigerian Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama offers condolences and condemns the attack during which eleven people died at a Church near the southeastern city of Onitsha

Nigerian school girls marking country's Independence Day in Lagos

Nigerian school girls marking country's Independence Day in Lagos

Nigerian parents condemn Sex Education textbook

03/07/2017 18:00

Nigerian parents are up in arms against a Nigerian Social Studies textbook for the first year of Junior Secondary School (JSS 1). They say the textbook promotes controversial sex ideologies.

 

Pope Francis blesses those present, at the conclusion of an Audience with a delegation from the Nigerian Diocese of Ahiara

Pope Francis blesses those present, at the conclusion of an Audience with a delegation from the Nigerian Diocese of Ahiara.

Pope receives delegation from Nigerian Diocese of Ahiara

10/06/2017 15:20

At an audience for a delegation from the Nigerian Diocese of Ahiara, Pope Francis said he had been “deeply saddened” by the refusal of the diocese to accept the Bishop appointed for them.