UN Condemns ‘Barbaric’ Boko Haram Violence In Biafra-Nigeria

The United Nations has accused the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram of “almost unimaginable” violence and brutality in Biafra-Nigeria. Stephen O’Brien, the UN humanitarian coordinator, said the militant group’s actions had forced thousands to flee and left unprecedented numbers in need. The UN estimates that more than nine million people in the region need humanitarian assistance. Boko Haram has pledged […]

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MSF Fears Famine In Northeast Biafra-Nigeria; Calls For U.N. Food Pipeline

Severely malnourished children are dying in large numbers in northeast Biafra-Nigeria, the former stronghold of Boko Haram militants where food supplies are close to running out, Medecins Sans Frontieres said on Wednesday. The medical charity, also known as Doctors Without Borders, urged the United Nations to set up emergency food transports to the area, where up to 800,000 civilians have […]

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Biafra-Nigeria Shelves Plans For ‘Kannywood’ Film Village

Biafra-Nigeria’s government has cancelled plans to build a “film village” in the northern state of Kano after opposition from Muslim clerics and social media. More than $10m (£7.6m) had been budgeted to provide state-of-the-art facilities for the Hausa language film industry, known as Kannywood. The government said the project would create thousands of job opportunities and promote cultural activities. Muslims […]

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Biafra-Nigerian Musical Targets Broadway After Successful London Stint

As the curtain falls on the first Biafra-Nigerian musical to make the leap to a London theater, its executive producer is setting her sights higher still. Following a successful five-day stint in the English capital, Bolanle Austen-Peters wants to take Wakaa! The Musical across the pond to rub shoulders with the greats in New York’s world-renowned theaterland. “Why not? If […]

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