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Humanitarian affairs minister orders distribution of relief items to Borno IDP Camp fire victims

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, has directed that relief materials be dispatched to the victims of the Borno IDP Campfire incident.

Church of Christ decry spate of kidnapping, killings in Nigeria

The Church of Christ in Nations, COCIN, has decried the rising spate of kidnapping, armed robbery, killings, banditry and other forms of insecurity in Nigeria.

Lekki Massacre: Fake News, anarchy and the rest of us, by Yushau A. Shuaib

What we have learnt from history, including World Wars, civil wars and communal conflicts are what others are failing to learn from, as newer cycles of history unfold before our eyes.

24m Nigerians so far registered for National Identity Card — NIMC

The Director-General, National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, Aliyu Aziz, says the commission has so far registered 42 million Nigerians on the national Identity database.

Gov Buni inaugurates construction of houses for IDPs in Yobe

Governor Mai-Mala Buni on Friday in Damaturu inaugurated the construction of 15 units of two-bedroom semi-detached houses for Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in the state.

Senate seeks more funding for North-East commission

The Senate Committee on Special Duties, has called for more funds for the North East Development Commission, NEDC, for the overall development of the region.

Refugee commission distributes relief items to over 42,500 IDPs in North East

The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, NCFRMI, has distributed relief items to over 42,500 Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs and other Persons of Concern, POCs, in Borno, Adamawa, Yobe and Taraba states.

Flood destroys 2,600 IDPs’ shelters in Borno

Rain storm has destroyed no less than 2,600 makeshift tents and caused severe flooding in three temporary camps meant for the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs,  in Maiduguri.

Senate President mourns victims of fire incident in Borno IDP camp

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has commiserated with victims of the fire incident that occurred on Thursday at the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camp in Ngala, Borno.

COVID -19: VSF distributes food, medical consumables to Yobe IDPs

Victims Support Fund, VSF, Task Force on COVID-19 has distributed food items and medial consumables to Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, and the vulnerable in Yobe.

Covid-19: Retired doctors, nurses have offered to volunteer services – Nigerian govt 

Retired Doctors, Nurses and Laboratory Scientists across the country have volunteered their services to the cause of fighting the novel coronavirus, Covid-19, pandemic spreading across states in the country. 

COVID-19: Northeast commission donates disinfectants to IDP camps in Borno

North East Development Commission, NEDC, on Wednesday donated essential disinfectant products worth millions of Naira to various Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camps in Maiduguri to combat the outbreak of Coronavirus, COVIDID-19.

COVID-19: Lockdown will cause ‘corona-hunger’ among poor families, IDPs, NYCN warns

The National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, on Thursday warned the states and Federal Government that the planned lockdown on Nigerians to curb the spread of Coronavirus would only inflict ‘Corona-hunger and COVID-starvation’ among poor families and the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in the country.

Nigerian govt donates food items to Zamfara IDPs

The Federal Government has donated assorted grains and other food items loaded in 42 trailers, to Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in Zamfara, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

Nigerian refugee agency distributes relief materials to 42,000 IDPs in Katsina

The Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, Basheer Mohammed has distributed relief items to 42,000 Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, who are victims of banditry in Katsina State.

Nigerian IDPs protest food shortage in Adamawa camp

The Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, at Fufore International Transit camp, on Wednesday staged a protest over shortage of food supply for four months.

NIMASA donates relief materials to 20,000 IDPs in Borno

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, on Monday donated relief materials for distribution to 20, 000 Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in Borno.

Buni distributes livelihood support packages to 5,293 Yobe IDP returnees

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State on Thursday distributed livelihood support packages to 5,293 Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, who returned to their base at Gaidam, Yunusari, Gujba, and Gulani local government areas of the state.

Group advocates special welfare scheme for older people in IDPs camps

Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older People in Nigeria, COSROPIN, has called on the Federal Government to adopt special welfare scheme to cater for the plight of old people in Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camps.

Bandits displace 4,030 persons in Niger – NSEMA

The Niger State Emergency Management Agency, NSEMA, says bandits have displaced no fewer than 4,030 persons from their communities in four local government areas of the state.

NYSC offers free medical services to IDPs in Borno

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, on Wednesday began free medical treatment to persons displaced by insurgency in Borno.

Nigerian refugee agency organizes New Year party for IDP children in Abuja

The National Commission For Refugees, Migrants And Internally Displaced Persons, NCFRMI, on Tuesday, organized a new year party for the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs at the Malaysian Garden camp in Abuja.

We’re working to secure release of Plateau aid worker abducted in Borno – Lalong

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State says his administration is working closely with the Federal Government and security agencies to secure the release of the abducted aid worker, Jennifer Samuel, who hails from Plateau.

Nigerian govt trains IDPs in photography, cosmetology in Borno

The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, NCFRMI, has trained 200 displaced persons on Photography and Cosmetology business skills to  enable them become self-reliant after leaving the camp.

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