Tag: MSF

Malnutrition hits Katsina Children as conflict surges in the northwest

Abuja, Nigeria 19th November 2021. Médecins sans frontières / Doctors Without Borders has launched a new program to treat malnourished children in Katsina state, in the northwest of Nigeria, as conflict and insecurity surge in the region. We are working in collaboration with the Nigerian Ministry of Health to run[Read More…]

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Suspends Medical Activities In Rann, Borno State

Geneva, March 2, 2018 –  Following a violent attack in Rann, Borno state, on Thursday 1 March, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) suspended its medical activities in the town and evacuated 22 national and international staff. It is still unclear how many people were killed and injured but before leaving, MSF medical[Read More…]

Sonala Olumhense: The Colour of Yemi Osinbajo’s Hands

  According to federal Nigeria propaganda, last Tuesday’s bombing by a Nigeria Air Force jet of an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Rann, Borno State, was an “accident”. It was not. The death toll, about 70, could rise to over 100, officials said of the attack, in which 200[Read More…]

Doctors Without Borders Say “170 People May Have Been Killed” After Nigerian Troops Bombed IDP Camp

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) says consistent reports from residents and community leaders of Rann in Borno state, shows that 170 people may have died in the accidental bombing by the Nigerian air force. On Tuesday, an air force plane circled the community twice and dropped two bombs in the middle[Read More…]

Doctors Without Borders Say 200 Refugees In Borno Have Starved To Death

Internationally renowned charity group, doctors without borders, MSF says that about 200 refugees fleeing Boko Haram militants have starved to death over the past month in Bama, Borno State. The MSF says that a catastrophic humanitarian emergency is unfolding at a camp it visited where 24,000 people have taken refuge.[Read More…]