More IDPs in Nigeria, Syria, Ethiopia Than Ever Before

Bayo Akinloye A record 41.3 million people are displaced inside their own countries because of conflict and violence, according to a new report by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC).  The number of people living in internal displacement worldwide as of the end of 2018 is the highest it […]

Cameroon Cannot Reject Nigerians Fleeing From Boko Haram–Norwegian Refugee Council

Tayo Olanipekun The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has said Cameroon breached international and regional agreements by denying refuge to over 9,000 Nigerians who fled the violence in Borno State to the country last week, maintaining it cannot send back the refuge seekers. NRC, in a statement made available to Nationalwire on Monday night, said the […]

Norwegian Refugee Council Condemns Killings Of Farmers

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has said it is horrified by the killings of at least 12 farmers in Kalle village, Borno State, last weekend.  “The level of violence registered lately in Northeast Nigeria is alarming. Farmers have been easy targets. These attacks risk making people too afraid to cultivate their land and may worsen […]