Tag: Rann

80,000 People In Rann, Borno State Stranded After Humanitarian Workers Evacuated From Northern Nigeria

A suspension of humanitarian operations has been extended in a remote town in northeast Nigeria where three aid workers were killed in a Boko Haram attack, medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Saturday. MSF and the UN pulled out their staff from Rann, on the border with Cameroon[Read More…]

US Secretary, Rex Tillerson Will Travel To Abuja

by Mercy Abang Secretary Rex Tillerson will travel to N’Djamena, Chad; Djibouti, Djibouti; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Nairobi, Kenya; and Abuja, Nigeria, March 6-13, 2018, on his first official trip to Africa, officials say. According to the statement issued by Heather Nauert, Spokesperson of the US State Department, Secretary Tillerson will[Read More…]

Boko Haram Stage Massive Attack On Rann In Borno, Leaving Aide Workers, Soldiers, Killed And Others Abducted

Nigerian troops suffered a massive setback in the war against terrorism as Boko Haram terrorists sprung a surprise attack on Rann killing at least a dozen people and injuring several others. A security source told Saharareporters that the terror group stormed military base of the 3rd  Battalion in Rann headquarters[Read More…]