Famine and Boko Haram threaten the northeastern Nigerian states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe. Some 400,000 children are at risk and 75,000 could die from hunger within the next few months, the UN said.
The militant Islamist group Boko Haram has been terrorizing parts of northeast Nigeria for years. The violence is pushing the region to the brink of a hunger crisis.
Fourteen people have been killed and dozens hurt in multiple suicide attacks in Maiduguri, the state capital of Borno. The city is the worst hit by Boko Haram's eight-year insurgency.
The individuals have received prison sentences, but the government has refused to divulge other details, such as the names of the accused or charges faced. The mass trials have drawn criticism for a lack of transparency.
Zanna Bukar Mustapha, who founded two schools offering free education to children affected by the Boko Haram insurgency, has won the Nansen Refugee Award given out by the UN Refugee Agency.
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