Tag: IDP

Gunmen kill 6 in Benue IDP camp attack

Gunmen in the early hours of Tuesday, reportedly killed six people in an attack on a camp for internally displaced people in Abagena, along Makurdi-Lafia highway in Benue state. Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom, confirmed the attack. Ortom stated this when he visited the camp, where the IDPs were already[Read More…]

Borno Government resettles 2,800 IDPs 6 years after insurgents attacked their community

Borno State Government, says it has resettled 2,800 displaced persons at Ajiri community in Mafa Local Government Area of the state. The displaced families fled their homes and took refuge in Maiduguri, after the Boko Haram insurgents’ sacked the community 6 years ago Mustapha Gubio, the Commissioner for Rehabilitation, Reconstruction[Read More…]

Borno Governor reallocates empty Estate to Internally Displaced Persons

Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum has revoked all allocations of houses that have remained unoccupied at Indimi Estate for more than a year, in Bama Local Government Area. Professor Zulum said since it was obvious that those given the houses do not need them, internally displaced persons, many of[Read More…]

14 persons killed in a fire incident at a displaced persons camp in Borno State

At least 14 persons were killed in a fire incident at a camp for displaced persons (IDPs) in Borno State. Residents of the camp and similar ones in Borno were displaced from their homes by the Boko Haram insurgency which has caused tens of thousands of deaths. The casualty figure[Read More…]

Borno State: In The Face Of The COVID-19 Pandemic, Other Diseases Will Not Relent

After more than a decade of armed conflict, outbreaks of severe malnutrition, malaria, measles and cholera, approximately 1.5 million internally displaced people in Nigeria’s Borno state now face the spectre of COVID-19. Many displaced people live in vastly overcrowded camps with poor water and sanitation facilities, limited supplies of hygiene essentials such[Read More…]

FG Distributes Special Relief Intervention in the North East

The Federal Government will distribute 30,000 metric tonnes (1,032 trucks) of cereal directly to affected persons in the Northeastern states of Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Taraba, Bauchi and Gombe. The exercise is expected to be flagged off by the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo on Thursday 8th June, 2017 in Maiduguri,[Read More…]

310,000 IDPs in Borno Return Home – NEMA Says

  The National Emergency Management Agency(NEMA), says about 310,000 Internally Displaced Persons(IDPs),from seven local governments areas of Borno have returned home following liberation of their communities and return of peace. Mr Muhammad Kanar, the NEMA North-East Coordinator, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on[Read More…]

DOCUMENTS REVEALS: How SGF’s Company Got N200m Payments From ‘Grass’ Contract

Rholavision Engineering Ltd, a company owned by Babachir Lawal, secretary to the government of federation (SGF), got suspicious payments of N200m from a contract he awarded for the clearing of “invasive plant species” in Yobe state. Rholavision’s bank statements and other documents showed that Josmon Technologies Ltd, a company that[Read More…]

Firm Belonging To SGF Awarded Contract To Clear Grass In IDP camp, Senate Orders HimTo Resign

Firm allegedly belonging to Secretary to the Government of the Federation awarded contract to clear grass in Camp internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp Senate report investigating diversion of billions says. The senate has asked Babachir Lawal, secretary to the government of the federation, to immediately resign from office. The upper[Read More…]

Under Buhar’s Watch, 80,000 Children Will Starve To Death In Northern Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nearly a half million children will face starvation in northeastern Nigeria next year and 80,000 will die if they don’t get treatment in the humanitarian crisis created by Boko Haram’s Islamic uprising, the U.N. Children’s Agency warned Tuesday. “What is already a crisis can become a[Read More…]