Links to useful sources of information about the conflict can be found in the sections below. These include reports and statements from governmental and non-governmental organisations and religious entities. For academic papers, see the Academic Articles sub-page.

Information and analysis

The following websites provide useful information on Nigeria and the conflict:

The following is a list of authoritative reports from governmental and non-governmental organisations:


14 February 2022 - UNICEF calls for end to recruitment and use of child soldiers

Press release by UNICEF

11 December 2020 - Public statement by chair of working group on children and armed conflict

Calling for the release of children from military detention for alleged Boko Haram involvement

9 October 2020 - Huriwa to Governor El'Rufai-: End discrimination against Christians now

Statement by Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria  on the discriminatory practices of the Kaduna State Government 

16 September 2020 - Nigeria is divided as never before under Buhari 

Statement by Nobel laureate Prof Wole Soyinka

20 August 2020 - Dark clouds of violence over our land

Statement from the Catholic Bishops of Kaduna Ecclesiastical Province

03 August 2020 – Genocide in Nigeria and the Implications for the International Community

Report by International Committee on Nigeria (ICON)

23 May 2020 – State-aided jihadist genocide is going on in southern Kaduna

Public statement by Southeast Based Coalition of Human Rights & Democracy Organizations (SBCHROs)

12 May 2020 – HURIWA condemns the Kajuru massacres

Statement by Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA)

8 March 2020 Nigeria: A killing field of defenceless Christians

Special report by Intersociety

23 February 2020 – World leaders need to intervene in the genocide of Christians

Statement by Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA)

30 January 2020 –  CSI Issues Genocide Warning for Christians in Nigeria, Calls on Permanent Members of the UN Security Council to Act

Press release by Christian Solidarity International (CSI)

27 January 2020 - Letter to H.E. Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 

From the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the Lutheran World Federation (LWF)

16 January 2020 - Nigeria, notably the recent terrorist attacks

EU Parliament Resolution

24 December 2019 – CAN, US ganging up in iniquity

Press release by Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC)

18 October 2019 - Delayed justice for victims of herdsmen's killings

Statement by Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) on failure of President Buhari to bring farmers' killers to justice

26 August 2019 - HURIWA demands whereabouts of over 300 suspected kidnappers

Statement by Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria regarding failure of police to bring prosecutions

22 July 2019 - Yoruba Question in Nigeria's Conundrum

Open letter by Alaafin of Oyo Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III to President Buhari on the state of the nation

6 July 2019 - A rejoinder, re: Nigerian Government letter to UK APGG IFoRB denies persecution of Christians

Statement by National Christian Elders Forum, NCEF, to the UK Parliament

2 June 2019 - Nigeria is under attack

Statement by Anthony Cardinal Okogie, Archbishop Emeritus of Lagos


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