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Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (6 Dec 2018)

Situation in Nigeria following reports of the killing and maiming of 6,000 citizens by Fulani Islamist terrorists and the displacement of two million people by jihadist attacks – Baroness Cox. Oral questions

Upcoming Business – Commons: Westminster Hall (27 Nov 2018)

Armed violence against farming communities in Nigeria – Jim Shannon. Westminster Hall debate; 9:30 am

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Nigeria: Refugees (19 Nov 2018)

Emily Thornberry: ...of State for International Development, what recent steps his Department is taking to support the humanitarian needs and safe return of the estimated 30,000 Anglophone refugees who have fled into Nigeria during the recent violence in Cameroon.

Written Ministerial Statements — Cabinet Office: Prosperity Fund Annual Report 2017/18 (15 Nov 2018)

David Lidington: ...investment in infrastructure and human capital; innovation and technology; increasing trade; financial and economic reform; and ease of doing business. Priority countries and regions include: Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Nigeria, South Africa, China, India and Southeast Asia. In 2017/18 the total spend for the Fund was £63 million, of which £7 million was for non-ODA activities....

Cameroon: English-speaking Minority - Question for Short Debate (14 Nov 2018)

Baroness Goldie: also tackling the threat of Boko Haram and the Islamic State in West Africa in the extreme north and Lake Chad basin, and supporting tens of thousands of refugees from the Central African Republic and Nigeria, who have themselves been displaced by violence. A number of your Lordships referred to that. The causes of the dispute are complex and, as in many conflict situations, it is not...

His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales - Motion for a Humble Address (14 Nov 2018)

Earl Howe: ...been a proud supporter of the Commonwealth throughout his adult life and played a central role in maintaining the Royal Family’s strong connection to its member countries, as his most recent visit to Ghana, the Gambia and Nigeria once again highlighted. Earlier this year, the Commonwealth Heads of State confirmed that they wish the Prince of Wales to succeed Her Majesty as Head of...

Freehold Properties (Management Charges and Shared Facilities): 70th Birthday of the Prince of Wales (14 Nov 2018)

Theresa May: something, I am sure, that many of us empathise with. The more one looks at the prince’s life, the more one sees a man who has spent 70 years defying expectations and refusing to be categorised. It is an approach that has seen him delivering a speech in Pidgin to an audience in Nigeria only last week, during an official Commonwealth tour; encouraging his sons to spend childhood...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Nigeria: Demonstrations (13 Nov 2018)

Emily Thornberry: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his Nigerian counterpart on reports of the use of live fire against peaceful Shia protestors in Abuja on 1 November 2018.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Nigeria: Political Prisoners (13 Nov 2018)

Emily Thornberry: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his Nigerian counterpart on the detention without trial of the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, and his wife.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Bridge: Overseas Aid (13 Nov 2018)

Harriett Baldwin: ...student achievement in Bridge, Public and Private Schools” has now been completed and will be available on Devtracker by the end of the month. The “Developing Effective Private Education – Nigeria” (DEEPEN) programme supported improved learning outcomes for almost 1.5 million girls and boys in Lagos by providing technical assistance and supporting innovation for...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Leaving the EU: Justice System (13 Nov 2018)

Lucy Frazer: ...Europe. We in the Ministry of Justice are supporting, through our Legal Services are GREAT campaign, the continued work and co-operation of legal services abroad. We have been to Kazakhstan and to Nigeria.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Armed Conflict: Sexual Offences (12 Nov 2018)

Mark Field: .... The Ministry of Defence has trained 17,000 000 national and international police and military personnel, including peacekeepers, on sexual and gender-based violence issues, including in Kenya, Nigeria, DRC, Malawi and Iraq. The UK’s PSVI Team of Experts has been deployed over 90 times, to build the capacity of partner governments, the UN and NGOs. We have launched the first and...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Nigeria: Politics and Government (12 Nov 2018)

Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the security situation in the north of Nigeria; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (9 Nov 2018)

Alistair Burt: ...the joint statement calling on states to leave no girl behind, and provide opportunity for at least 12 years of quality education for all girls and boys. Following its launch in Bangladesh, Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria, over 1,300 women entrepreneurs have registered with 'SheTrades Commonwealth'. The Programme aims to increase economic growth and job creation by enabling the increased...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Cameroon: Refugees (6 Nov 2018)

Harriett Baldwin: There are currently over 368,000 refugees in Cameroon from conflicts in North East Nigeria and the Central African Republic. We are providing £6.55 million in humanitarian support to Cameroon this year, including for protection, nutrition, health, food security and livelihoods to support these refugees and those internally displaced in the north of Cameroon.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Boko Haram: Military Intervention (5 Nov 2018)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what military assistance the Government is providing to the Government of Nigeria to help it defeat Boko Haram.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Leah Sharibu (5 Nov 2018)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the government of Nigeria about the abduction of Leah Sharibu by Boko Haram; what information they have about her health and well-being; and what assessment they have made of reports that, following her refusal to renounce her faith, she will be enslaved for the rest of her life.

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