Tag: IDP

“No Excuse For Rape At IDP Camps” – Saraki Condemns Diversion of Food Items

The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has said increasing social injustices like rape, diversion of food items and other corruption related cases within the Internally Displaced Persons’ camps are inexcusable. A statement by the Special Assistant to the Senate President on Print Media, Chuks Okocha, quoted Saraki as[Read More…]

Buhari Orders Arrest of Nigerian Govt Officials Stealing From Victims of Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the police to arrest government officials accused of stealing food aid intended for victims of Boko Haram in the North-east Nigeria, the president’s spokesman said yesterday. Buhari’s spokesman, Garba Shehu, disclosed this the president had ordered the Inspector General of police to catch some of[Read More…]

Boko Haram Insurgents Recruiting Terror Victims From Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Camps In Nigeria

Senate President Bukola Saraki has urged security agencies to investigate the reports that Boko Haram insurgents are recruiting people from internally displaced persons (IDP) camps in the north-east. Saraki advised the nation’s intelligence outfits not to treat rumours with levity, considering the fact that ISIS and Al-Shaabab have been going[Read More…]

Internally Displaced Persons In Borno Beg For Food

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Bama, Borno, on Tuesday complained about the quantity of food supplied to them in their camp by the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA). The displaced persons voiced out their grievances when members of the House of Representatives Committee on the IDPs visited the camp. A[Read More…]

Opinion: Death of IDPs, As Kashim Shettima Waits For Jonathan’s Call

  By Jude Ndukwe The IDPs have been languishing from hunger and dying in droves while Nigerians out there have been made to believe all along that the victims were being taken good care of. At least, that was what the governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima had made us[Read More…]

Buhari Tells Members of the Diplomatic Community, He Will Address The Challenges of Displaced Persons

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday reassured international community of the determination of his administration to completely eliminate the menace of Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria. The president gave the reassurance at a breaking of Ramadan fast with members of the Diplomatic Corps in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He stated that[Read More…]

United Nations Warn Against Return of IDPs To North-east

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has warned against the return of refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to their homes in many parts of the North-east as the situation is not yet conducive for their return. The UNHCR Regional Representative for West Africa, Liz Kpam Ahua, gave[Read More…]

Buhari Promises Better Welfare For Internally Displaced Persons

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Nigeria of a better welfare and the government’s commitment to resettling them. The President made the promise at the the Malkohi IDPs camp in Yola in the southern part of Adamawa State, during a visit to the state. Displaced as[Read More…]

Buhari Appoints General TY Danjuma To Chair IDP’s Rehabilitation Initiatives

The Federal Government has disclosed that General TY Danjuma would supervise every presidential interventions and inItiatives aimed to rehabilitate Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the nation. Vice President, ?Prof. Yemi Osinbajo revealed this Saturday at the Northern Reawakening Forum ?organised to rebuild the 19 northern states affected by the insurgency.[Read More…]

214 Rescued Women Impregnated By Boko Haram Say They Don’t Want To Keep Their Pregnancies

by Musa Abdullahi A relief official in one of the Internally Displace Persons camp, Hadiza Waziri, says most of the rescued women from Sambisa forest who are pregnant with children of Boko Haram members say they don’t want keep their pregnancies. Hadiza said this to the New York Times crew[Read More…]