• Nigeria lost $5.9 billion to Boko Haram insurgency, says Abdulsalami

    Nigeria lost $5.9 billion to Boko Haram insurgency, says Abdulsalami

    Nigeria, according to former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, “recorded a loss of $5.9 billion or N1.8 trillion” to the Boko Haram crisis in the North East of the country.

    He added that the situation has “dangerously deepened the state of poverty in a region classified among the poorest in Sub-Saharan Africa, with 7 million people documented as vulnerable to deprivation, hunger and disease.”

    Abubakar made the disclosure, yesterday, in Yola, at the Regional Conference on Peace Building and Reconstruction in […]