Cameroon: Dabiri-Erewa condemns deportation of Nigerians

Cameroon: Dabiri-Erewa condemns deportation of Nigerians The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, says alleged forced deportation of over 100,000 Nigerians by Cameroonian military is worrisome. In a statement by her Media Assistant, Abdul-Rahman Balogun, she decried the “inhuman treatment’’ meted to Nigerian asylum seekers, who were affected by Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East. Dabiri-Erewa noted that in spite of the friendly disposition between both countries, Cameroon allegedly forced Nigerians to leave. She said that Cameroon should heed the UN’s call…

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Fear of Boko Haram: 100,000 Nigerians deported from Cameroon

100,000 Nigerians deported from Cameroon Maiduguri—The Human Rights Watch, HRW, has said Cameroon deported 100,000 Nigerian refugees in the hope of stemming the spread of Boko Haram. This came as Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, yesterday said his greatest wish was for his successor not to inherit internally displaced persons, IDPs and the Boko Haram crisis as he did in 2011. HRW said in the report issued yesterday that the deportation defied a plea by UN refugee agency not to return anyone to north-eastern Nigeria, where Boko Haram killed thousands…

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Nigeria, Cameroon matches dominate Google searches

Nigeria’s 4-0 first leg win over Cameroon in the ongoing World Cup Qualifiers, dominated searches this week on Google. Google’s spokesman Mr Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade made the announcement in a dispatch to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos. According to Kola-Ogunlade, this week’s top trending search terms on Google range from sports to celebrity news. He said that sports-loving Nigerians got excited over the Eagles’ performance against their counterparts in the qualifiers. The Eagles are now leading their group with 10 points from matches played so far.…

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