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4 Mar 2020
Human Rights Watch on Wednesday accused the Nigeria Army of threatening the safety and effectiveness of aid workers in northeast Nigeria. "Aid agencies are unable to respond effectively to the crisis in northeastern Nigeria due to worsening insecurity and stifling operational requirements imposed by military and civilian authorities," Human Rights Watch said in a statement.…
28 Dec 2019
Security expert and President of the Association of Industrial Security and Safety Operators of Nigeria (AISSON), Dr. Ona Ekhomu has said that insurgent attacks...
31 Oct 2019
Nigeria has lifted a ban on two international humanitarian bodies it accused of aiding "terrorists" in the country's restive north, the birthplace of the Boko Haram jihadist group.
25 Oct 2019
United Nations humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock said Friday that Nigeria has promised to lift a ban on two international aid groups working in the restive northeast in the "next few days". The army closed down the offices of Action Against Hunger (ACF) and Mercy Corps in northeast Nigeria in September, sparking fears it could worsen…
26 Sep 2019
A Northern Nigerian community advocate based in the United States Magnafaith Krimi has expressed her displeasure and condemned the murder of an aid worker by Boko Haram militia in Borno State. Krimi, in a statement, sent condolences to go to family, friends and Nigeria on the murder of the aid worker. The aid was kidnapped…
25 Sep 2019
The Nigerian army closed the offices of another aid group Mercy Corps after troops said they found a large sum of money allegedly belonging to the agency, Reuters reported on Wednesday. Reuters reported that a military source and an aid worker at the organisation said army found N29 million ($94,771) in cash being transported in…
25 Sep 2019
An aid worker, who was kidnapped along with five others in July, has been killed by a faction of Boko Haram in Nigeria's northeast. The aid worker was a staff of Action Against Hunger. A Nigerian conflict journalist Ahmad Salkida said the aid worker was killed because the Nigerian government deceived ISWAP. "The group, in a…
24 Sep 2019
Coalition of civil society groups has condemned what it described as the harassment of democratic and humanitarian organizations, restrictions on rights to press freedom, speech and association by security agencies.
Homeless indigens of Bornu state due to Boko Haram attacks
20 Jul 2019
At least one person was feared dead when suspected insurgents attacked a convoy of vehicles carrying aid workers of Action Against Hunger on the road to Damasak in Borno State.
4 Nov 2018
Foremost Nigerian novelist and international acclaimed fiction writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has been honoured by Action Against Hunger, an international Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) for her contributions towards eliminating hunger and malnutrition. Adichie was presented with the award at the organization’s 19th annual gala, which took place in New York City on Tuesday, October 30, 2018.…
26 May 2016
The objective of that intervention is to provide an opportunity for developing countries like Nigeria to understand and enhance adherence to the practice of Social Protection and non-discriminatory labour laws. 

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