Monday, February 15, 2021



Banditry: CP Yaro creates 2 new police outposts in Zamfara

Following the recent attacks on Maru and Maradun Local Government Areas in Zamfara State, the state Commissioner of Police Abutu Yaro, has created two police outposts in Kanoma and Janbako districts.

Zamfara govt donates relief materials to CoE Maru fire victims

The Zamfara Directorate of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, on Sunday, donated relief items to victims of a fire outbreak at the...

Buhari to Nigerians: Criticize my administration fairly

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians especially the elite to be fair in their criticism of his administration. Femi Adesina, the president’s spokesman said...

Zulum enrols 1,163 Borno IDP children in school

The Borno Government has enroled 1,163 children of Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in schools in Mobbar Local Government Area, LGA, of the state.

IDPs: Qatar donates $50,000 to Nigerian refugee commission

Qatar has donated 50, 000 dollars for the construction of an education learning centre at Wassa Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, Camp in Abuja.

Zulum seeks NEMA’s food assistance for 800,000 IDPs in Borno

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has appealed for urgent intervention by the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, on the plight of about 800,000 displaced people in need of food in areas affected by insurgency in the state.

Refugees commission enrolls IDPs, refugees into NHIS

The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, NCFRMI, says it has enrolled refugees into the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, for...

Group commends Mairo Tambuwal over women, youth empowerment in Sokoto

A pro-democracy group, Youth Advocacy for good Governance, has passed a vote of confidence on the wife of Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, Mairo Tambuwal, for her philanthropic activities in the state.

UAE celebrates relations with Nigeria as it marks 49th Anniversary

The United Arab Emirates, UAE, on Wednesday celebrated the growing cooperation with Nigeria as it marked the country’s 49th anniversary in Abuja.

FEC approves digital registration of IDPs

No fewer than three million Nigerians, equivalent to one percent of the nation’s population, are currently displaced from their homes, now living in various Internally Displaced Persons, IDP, camps across the country.

Reps reject budget performance report by refugees commission

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Account, on Monday rejected documents on budget performance presented by the Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs.

‘Nigerian govt must prevent COVID-19 spread to IDP camps’

A University Lecturer, Dr Abiola Adimula, has called on the Federal Government to direct the relevant ministries and agencies to take proactive measures aimed at preventing internally Displaced Persons, IDP, camps from COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

254 IDPs to write JAMB next year

Two hundred and fifty-four inmates of the Internally Displaced Persons, IDP, camp in Ohogua, near Benin in Edo are to write the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, examination, slated for April next year.

Flood displaces over 100 villages in Adamawa

Dr Muhammad Sulaiman, the Executive Secretary, Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency, ADSEMA, has confirmed that over 100 villages in seven local government areas in the state had been displaced by flood.

Fadimatu Nyako: Woman who resolved many marital disputes, reformed delinquent children in Adamawa

Fadimatu Musa Nyako is a staff at the Social Development Department of the Adamawa State’s Ministry of Women Affairs.

Mourners’ Massacre: Buhari orders action against attackers, vows to end terrorism

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday condemned the dastardly attack on a funeral procession in Borno, which caused the deaths of over 60 mourners.

Banditry: Over 2,277 people displaced in Niger communities – Report

Following the spate of bandit attacks, over 2,277 people have been displaced in eight communities in Shiroro local government area of Niger State.

Children’s Day: NGO tasks Nigerian govt on IDP’s welfare

Golden Little Lights Organisation, an NGO, has called on the Federal Government to work on improving the welfare of Internally Displaced Persons, IDP, in Nigeria.

Ramadan: Dangote feeds IDPs in Borno

Succour came the way of the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, as the Aliko Dangote Foundation Monday flagged off its 2019 Ramadan feeding scheme in Borno State.

PCNI sacks whistleblower staff for exposing diversion of educational relief materials

Presidential Committee on Northeast Initiative, PCNI, has sacked its Program Manager, Kyari Pindar Mishelia, for leaking out video of diversion of educational relief materials by the staff of the organization.

Check human rights violations at IDP camps, NGO tells Nigerian govt

Women’s Right Advancement and Protection Alternative, WRAPA, has urged the Federal Government to take the protection of human rights at the Internally Displaced Persons, IDP, camps seriously, especially as it concerns women.

Boko Haram: Hasten efforts at resettling IDPs, Ndume urges Buhari

Senator Ali Ndume, APC-Borno, has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to hasten efforts at resettling Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, whose homes...

Flooding: Osinbajo directs NEMA to supply building materials for Niger IDPs

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has directed the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, to supply building materials for resettlement of Internally Displaced Persons from Shiroro...

Boko Haram attack Banki IDP camp in Borno, kill 4 people

Suspected Boko Haram members have killed no fewer than four people during a raid on an Internally Displaced Persons, IDP, camp on Saturday in Borno State.

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