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Insecurity, Underfunding Hamper Nigeria Hunger Relief.

Aid agencies warn that humanitarian efforts against hunger in northeastern Nigeria are dangerously underfunded and some communities remain cut off from aid and their farms as the military continues to battle Boko Haram. Communities in northeastern Nigeria are facing the dual threats of hunger and the terrorist group known ...

- Voice of America - US

Boko Haram kidnaps three Cameroonian women.

A Cameroonian military official said Boko Haram militants kidnapped three women in the Far North Region, which borders Nigeria's conflict-wrought Borno state.

- UPI - US

Boko Haram 'has destroyed 156,500 houses in Borno state alone'.

Borno is Boko Haram's birthplace and epicentre of its violent insurgency.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Cameroon 'stops' Amnesty conference on detention of three men due to sarcastic Boko Haram SMS.

Fomusoh Ivo Feh and two friends arrested and sentenced to ten years in prison for 'not condemning terrorism'.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

News24.com | Amnesty International press conference shut down in Cameroon.

Amnesty International says authorities in Cameroon have shut down a news conference where the rights group planned to discuss the plight of three students sentenced to a decade in prison over a Boko Haram joke.

- News24.com - ZA

Haritha Haram: saplings withered, stunted growth.

Summer impacts government-run nurseries

- The Hindu - IN

Boko Haram: Down but far from out.

Amid the optimism that the Nigerian government is winning the war against Boko Haram, it's important to acknowledge lingering causes for concern

- UN - INT

Amnesty International Press Conference Shut Down in Cameroon.

Amnesty International says authorities in Cameroon have shut down a news conference where the rights group planned to discuss the plight of three students sentenced to a decade in prison over a Boko Haram joke.   The organization had planned to present more than 310,000 letters and signatures in support of the students, ...

- Voice of America - US

310,000 including Richard Branson call for release of students detained over Boko Haram joke.

Pressure is mounting on Cameroon's President Paul Biya to release the three students.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Nigeria's Chibok girls still waiting to go home.

Continuing state custody fuels speculation they sympathise with Boko Haram

- Financial Times - US

Conflict Creates Food Shortages in Niger.

Like northeast Nigeria, parts of Niger are suffering through food shortages, caused in part by the Boko Haram insurgency. No famine has been declared, but for many people, hunger and malnutrition are a reality. VOA Correspondent Nicolas Pinault went to Diffa, Niger, to assess the situation.

- Voice of America - US

Boko Haram released 82 kidnapped girls to their families

Reuters/Afolabi SotundeABUJA, Nigeria — The 82 Nigerian schoolgirls recently released after more than three years in Boko Haram captivity reunited with their families Saturday as anxious parents looked for signs of how deeply the extremists had changed their daughters' lives. Brightly dressed families rushed through the ...

- Business Insider - US

News24.com | Suspected Boko Haram jihadists kill vigilantes in Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram jihadists have killed six people fighting alongside the military in two separate incidents in northeast Nigeria, vigilantes say.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Boko Haram's 'golden girls': ISS blasts Buhari govt over Chibok girls exchange

The Institute for Security Studies has criticised Nigeria's "sudden policy change" after it agreed to release some Boko Haram fighters in exchange for 82 Chibok girls.

- News24.com - ZA

Boko Haram beheads four displaced people hunting in Borno state

Victims were members of vigilante group that helps Nigerian army fight against Isis-affiliated terrorists.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Nigerian troops battle Boko Haram in Lake Chad area

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria " Nigerian troops fought Boko Haram in the Lake Chad area on Saturday, killing 13 of the Islamic extremists and arresting 10 others, including 6 women believed to have helped smuggle supplies to the insurgents,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Video: Scores of Nigeria's Chibok schoolgirls reunited with their families

The 82 Nigerian schoolgirls recently released after more than three years in Boko Haram captivity were reunited with their families for the first time Saturday in the Nigerian capital Abuja.

- France24 - FR

Tears of joy as Chibok girls reunite with their parents

Two weeks ago, 82 of the girls abducted by the terror group Boko Haram, were set free. This weekend they were finally reunited with their parents. DW's Adrian Kriesch was there to witness the event.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

News24.com | Nigerian troops battle Boko Haram, at least 13 killed

Nigerian troops fought Boko Haram militants this weekend, killing 13 of the Islamic extremists and arresting 10 others, including 6 women believed to have helped smuggle supplies to the insurgents, an army spokesperson says.

- News24.com - ZA

Nigerian Troops Battle Boko Haram in Lake Chad Area

Nigerian troops fought Boko Haram in the Lake Chad area on Saturday, killing 13 of the Islamic extremists and arresting 10 others, including 6 women believed to have helped smuggle supplies to the insurgents, said an army spokesman.   Soldiers of the of 8 Task Force Battalion spent 72 hours clearing the location where the ...

- Voice of America - US

Freed Chibok girls reunited with families

The 82 Chibok schoolgirls recently released by Boko Haram were reunited with their families Saturday, the Nigerian government says.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Joy as Chibok girls reunited with parents

Abuja, Nigeria, May 21 - There were emotional scenes Saturday as 82 kidnapped Chibok girls released by Boko Haram Islamists earlier this month were reunited with their parents. At the reunion held in Nigeria's capital of Abuja, fathers gripped their daughters in tight hugs, while mothers shrieked with joy, wiping away tears ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Nigerian troops battle Boko Haram in Lake Chad area, kill 13

A spokesman for the Nigerian army says troops fought Boko Haram in the Lake Chad area, killing 13 of the Islamic extremists and arresting 10 others, including 6 women believed to have helped smuggle supplies to the insurgents.

- The Daily Star - LB

Nigerian troops battle Boko Haram in Lake Chad area

Nigerian troops fought Boko Haram in the Lake Chad area on Saturday, killing 13 of the Islamic extremists and arresting 10 others, including 6 women believed to have helped smuggle supplies to the insurgents, said an army spokesperson.

- Times Of India - IN

Freed Nigerian schoolgirls meet families after 3 years

ABUJA, Nigeria , The 82 Nigerian schoolgirls recently released after more than three years in Boko Haram captivity, reunited with their families yesterday as anxious parents looked for signs of how deeply the extremists had changed their daughters' lives.Brightly dressed families rushed through the crowd in the capital, ...

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

Freed Chibok girls reunited with parents

Scenes of joy as 82 schoolgirls freed from Boko Haram captivity see their parents for the first time since April 2014.

- Al Jazeera - QA

82 Chibok Girls Reunited With Their Families After More Than 3 Years

In an emotional reunion, 82 of the Chibok girls hugged their families for the first time since they were abducted by Boko Haram militants in 2014. The girls will remain in government care for now.

- NPR - US

Chibok Girls Reunite With Families After Being Held In Captivity By Boko Haram

Eighty-two school girls who had been held captive for more than three years by Boko Haram had a an emotional reunion with their parents on Saturday in Abuja, Nigeria.

- NPR - US

Freed Chibok girls reunited with parents

Scenes of joy as 82 schoolgirls released from Boko Haram see their parents for the first time since April 2014.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Freed Nigerian Schoolgirls Reunite With Their Families After 3 Years

, The 82 Nigerian schoolgirls recently released after more than three years in Boko Haram captivity reunited with their families Saturday as anxious parents looked for signs of how deeply the extremists had changed their daughters' lives. Brightly dressed families rushed through the crowd in the capital, Abuja, and ...

- TIME Magazine - US

Nigerian schoolgirls freed from Boko Haram meet families after 3 years

The 82 Nigerian schoolgirls recently released after more than three years in Boko Haram captivity reunited with their families Saturday as anxious parents looked for signs of how deeply the extremists had changed their daughters' lives. Brightly dressed families rushed through the crowd in the...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Rescued Chibok girls reunited with families

, May21 : The dozens of Nigerian schoolgirls, who were released by Boko Haram militants on May 7 following a deal with the Nigerian authorities, have finally been reunited with their families. Authorities had taken the 82 freed Chibok girls to Abuja after their release earlier this month.The 82 girls were freed in return ...

- Sify - IN

Chibok girls reunited with parents after being released by Boko Haram

The Chibok girls released by Boko Haram militants this month are reunited with their parents in the Nigerian capital Abuja.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Freed Nigerian schoolgirls reunite with families three years after kidnapping

The 82 Nigerian schoolgirls recently released after more than three years in Boko Haram captivity reunited with their families on Saturday as anxious parents looked for signs of how deeply the extremists had changed their daughters' lives.

- Stuff - NZ

Freed Nigerian schoolgirls meeting families after 3 years

The 82 Nigerian schoolgirls recently released after more than three years in Boko Haram captivity reunited with their...

- Deseret News - US

Freed Chibok girls meet families after 3 years in captivity

The 82 Nigerian schoolgirls recently released after more than three years in Boko Haram captivity reunite with their families in the capital Abuja.

- ABC News - AU

Seed bombing initiative may bomb

District officials getting ready to organise third phase of Telanganaku Haritha Haram

- The Hindu - IN

82 Chibok schoolgirls released by Boko Haram reunited with families

The 82 Nigerian schoolgirls captured by Boko Haram more than three years ago were reunited with their families Saturday.

- UPI - US

Freed Nigerian schoolgirls meet families after 3 years

The 82 Nigerian schoolgirls recently released after more than three years in Boko Haram captivity reunited with their families Saturday as anxious parents looked for signs of how deeply the extremists had changed their daughters' lives. Brightly dressed families rushed through the crowd in the...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Freed Nigerian schoolgirls meet families after 3 years

The 82 released after more than three years in Boko Haram captivity, finally reunited with their families.         

- USA TODAY - US

Nigerian Schoolgirls Kidnapped by Boko Haram Rejoin Families

Anxious parents of the 82 Chibok girls looked for signs of how deeply their daughters might have changed in the hands of the extremists.

- New York Times - US

Freed Nigerian schoolgirls meeting families after 3 years

The 82 Nigerian schoolgirls recently released after more than three years in Boko Haram captivity reunited with their families for the first time Saturday, as anxious parents looked for signs of how deeply the extremists had changed their daughters' lives

- The Daily Star - LB

Freed Chibok schoolgirls reunited with their families

Dozens of young women who were kidnapped by Boko Haram extremists have been reunited with relatives in Nigeria's capital. Authorities had taken the 82 freed Chibok girls to Abuja after their release earlier this month.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

News24.com | Freed Nigerian schoolgirls to meet families after 3 years

The 82 Nigerian schoolgirls recently released after more than three years in Boko Haram captivity are reuniting with their families for the first time, officials say.

- News24.com - ZA

Freed Nigerian schoolgirls meet families after 3 years

The 82 Nigerian schoolgirls recently released after more than three years in Boko Haram captivity reunited with their families Saturday as anxious parents looked for signs of how deeply the extremists had changed their daughters' lives.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Nigerian schoolgirls to be reunited with parents three years after Boko Haram ordeal

The 82 Nigerian schoolgirls recently released after more than three years held hostage by Boko Haram are being reunited with their families for the first time.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Freed Chibok Girls Meet Families After Three Years

Families of the 82 Nigerian schoolgirls released from captivity recently after being held for years by Boko Haram were reunited for the first time Saturday in the Nigerian capital Abuja. The girls are among the 276 Chibok schoolgirls abducted from their boarding school by the terrorists in 2014. They were granted freedom as ...

- Voice of America - US

Freed Nigerian schoolgirls meeting families after 3 years

The 82 Nigerian schoolgirls recently released after more than three years in Boko Haram captivity reunited with their families for the first time Saturday, as anxious parents looked for signs of how deeply the extremists had changed their daughters' lives.

- FOX News - US

Freed Nigerian schoolgirls to meet families after 3 years

ABUJA, Nigeria , The 82 Nigerian schoolgirls recently released after more than three years in Boko Haram captivity were reuniting with their families for the first time Saturday, officials said, as anxious parents looked for signs of how deeply the extremists had changed their daughters' lives.Some of the dozens of families ...

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

Report: Corruption in Nigerian Military Benefits Boko Haram

As Nigeria fights the brutal insurgency of Boko Haram, its army is hampered by an equally dangerous enemy: corruption. That is according to a new report by Transparency International , a German-based non-governmental organization, which found that Nigerian military officers, politicians and other elites have enriched ...

- Voice of America - US

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