War Economy in North East Nigeria

Avis, W. (2020). War Economy in North East Nigeria. K4D Helpdesk Report 734. Brighton, UK: Institute of Development Studies. This rapid literature review collates academic and grey literature pertaining to the war economy in North-East Nigeria. The conflict with Boko Haram provides an opportunity to interrogate long-standing theoretical assumptions about the economic consequences of violent […]


WHO supports Anambra State to boost COVID-19 testing capacity, trains cohort of health workers

Akwa- “This capacity building is timely and has empowered us to effectively respond to COVID-19”, said Ms Ifediata Adaora, a Medical Laboratory Scientist and one of the beneficiaries of the two-day training on Covid-19 on sample management organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC). Ms […]


Conflict, environmental degradation, and food security in Northeast Nigeria

Political and ecological instabilities in the country’s Borno and Yobe states present integrated, existential challenges for millions of Nigerian farmers, fishers, and pastoralists. These threats are not new. Their cumulative cost in economic terms alone is staggering. Stabilizing and rebuilding livelihoods in the region must be a central focus for public and private sector actors. […]


Northeast Nigeria – Camp Management Bi-weekly Tracker Report, Report: No. 16 | 15 – 30 June 2020

IDP movement both inter and intra-camp movements, as well as cross LGA movements as a result of forced displacement, was recorded. The resumption of agricultural activities also further complexed the movements as some IDPs sought lands to cultivate. As such, 3,198 IDPs were recorded in the last two weeks as newly displaced. Unfortunately, the rain […]


NEPZA warns officials against violation of financial regulations

The Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) has warned against the violations of financial regulations and inappropriate financial dealings, promising dire consequences for culprits. The Managing Director of NEPZA, Prof Adesoji Adesugba, while briefing audit personnel of the agency declared that the act of tampering with financial regulations and corruptive activities, both in the procurement […]