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‘The corpses were lying on the streets’

Goura, Cameroon (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Seconds after glimpsing Boko Haram gunmen leap out of vehicles brandishing weapons in the town of Rann, Nigeria,...

35,000 Nigerian refugees safe in Cameroon – UN

By Prudence Arobani, New York The UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) says 35,000 Nigerian seeking refuge in Cameroon are safe. The UN refugee agency said...

80,000 displaced from North Eastern Nigeria since November – UN

By Prudence Arobani   The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said more than 80,000 Nigerians have been displaced due to ongoing violence...

Don’t evict Nigerian refugees, UN tells Cameroon

By Prudence Arobani, New York   The UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has expressed grave concerns over plans by Cameroon to evict thousands of Nigerian...

UN unhappy about deportation of 330,000 Congolese from Angola

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, on Friday lamented that the mass deportation of Congolese nationals from Angola has resulted in serious human rights violations by security forces on both sides of the border, and left at least 330,000 returnees in an extremely precarious situation.

Niger Republic moves against Nigerian refugees

Nigeria’s northern neighbor, Niger Republic has beefed up its border security citing concerns citing concerns about an unusual number of refugee inflow into the Sahel country from Nigeria.

15,000 Cameroonians seek refuge in Nigeria amid Govt crackdown, Cross River...

ABUJA (Reuters) - More than 15,000 Cameroonian refugees have fled to Nigeria amid a crackdown on Anglophone separatists, the United Nations (UN) refugee agency...

Italy holds funeral for 26 Nigerian women drowned in Mediterranean

SALERNO, Italy (Reuters) - Italy held a mass funeral on Friday for 26 young Nigerian women who drowned while trying to cross the Mediterranean...

Desperation spreads in Rohingya camps as food stocks dwindle

By MUNEEZA NAQVI     Bangladesh (AP) — With Rohingya refugees still flooding across the border from Myanmar, those packed into camps and makeshift settlements in Bangladesh...

UNHCR warns against forced return of Nigerian Boko Haram war refugees...

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is alarmed over a fresh incident of forced returns of refugees from Cameroon into northeast Nigeria....

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