Abuja - Nigerian officials say they will investigate a report of rapes, child trafficking and other abuses in northeastern camps for people fleeing from Boko Haram.
A report funded by Nigeria's Calabar-based International Centre for Investigative Reporting alleged some officials who should be protecting displaced people are participating in the abuse.
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The National Emergency Management Agency on Tuesday announced a "high-level investigative" panel to look into the charges, including through town hall meetings in camps and briefings with hospital officials.
It said the panel will also decide if any government agencies are culpable.
The report carried in several Nigerian newspapers quoted an unnamed nurse as saying many raped children are brought to the hospital. It alleged refugees are being sold as unpaid domestic workers.
Tens of thousands of people are in camps.