Nigeria: Thousands Flee Tense Cameroonian to Nigeria

Abuja — About 8 000 Cameroonians have fled to Nigeria over the past fortnight, bringing the total Cameroonian refugee population in the neighbouring country to nearly 60 000 people.

The latest exodus is attributed to the general elections held under a tense atmosphere last weekend.

Refugees, mostly from the Northwest and Southwest regions, reported fleeing violence and some even arrived across the border with gunshot wounds.

According to new arrivals, most come from areas near the border and…

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