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International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

November 24, 2023

Hamas releases two dozen hostages after weeks in captivity as cease-fire begins

All the freed hostages have been received by Israeli authorities.

Israel-Hamas war
November 11, 2023

Red Cross demands protection of patients, health workers in Gaza

“The rules of war are clear. Hospitals are specially protected facilities under international humanitarian law.”

September 20, 2023

Borno: Red Cross conducted 19,000 surgeries on insurgency victims in nine years, says official

Mr Tailkh said the unit had been providing surgical care for blast victims—those with gunshot wounds—and had trained health personnel in Borno.

Insurgency victims
August 31, 2023

More Nigerians likely to ‘disappear’; 23,000 people missing in Nigeria in 10 years, FG warns

“Today, over 23,000 persons are still missing. However, it is likely that this is just the tip of the iceberg.”

State Security Service operative, Daddiyatta and Nigerian Police
June 1, 2023

Red Cross moves to trace 3,000 missing persons in Borno

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has unveiled a radio tracing programme in Borno to reunite 3,000 missing persons with loved ones.

April 23, 2023

Cassava bio-ethanol, fire management concessions to raise N180 billion revenue: FG

Mr Nwoko said the concession was to create wealth, reduce poverty, improve food security and nutrition, provide jobs and renewable energy, and reduce carbon footprint.

Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC)
April 14, 2023

Peace Deal: Yemeni govt, Houthi rebels begin prisoner swap

On Friday, the Yemeni government and their rival Houthi rebels began a three-day prisoner exchange operation, which would transfer nearly 900 detainees.

Houthi rebels
January 25, 2023

14,000 Nigerian children disappeared, Buhari regime to create database for missing persons

Out of the 64,000 disappeared persons across Africa, Nigeria recorded 25,000 missing persons, including over 14,000 children.

Silhouette of missing persons used to illustrate the story
September 23, 2022

ICRC demands urgent action to protect journalists in armed conflicts

ICRC has called for urgent action on the safety of journalists operating in armed-conflict situations.

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)