Tag: IDP’s

“We Have A Bigger Problem Than COVID-19, Which Is Hunger.”- Borno Governor

The Borno Government says it will  resettle 28 displaced communities from Lake Alau back to their homes following the return of relative peace. Gov. Babagana Zulum disclosed this during a working visit to Alau village near Maiduguri. Zulum said that his trip to the agrarian communities was to explore how[Read More…]

COVID-19: Sesor & Grooming Centre Provide Cash Assistance To 89 IDPs & Economically Disadvantaged Women In Lagos

Having recently signed an Memorandum Of Understanding to continue supporting Internally displaced persons in Lagos & Benue states, Sesor and Grooming Centre, in the wake of the COVID-19 emergency, teamed up to go out and sensitize 89 displaced and economically disadvantaged women on COVID-19.  Grooming generously freed up some cash[Read More…]

21 Killed In Borno Cholera Outbreak

21 persons have been killed by the latest cholera outbreak in Borno State, with more fatalities coming from camps housing internally displaced persons. Ministry of Health had pegged the death toll at 14 during the weekend but revised it to 21 on Tuesday. “As of 4 September, 21 deaths have[Read More…]

Customs Donates Seized Rice to IDPs

  The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Eastern Marine Command has donated bags of seized rice to Internally Displaced People’s (IDPs) Camps rather than auctioning them to the public. The out-going Controller in charge of the Customs Eastern Marine Command with headquarters in Port Harcourt, River State, Comptroller Usman Bello Kankara[Read More…]

Northern Governors of the 19 States, Monarchs Meet In Kaduna

Governors of the 19 Northern States and the Northern Traditional Rulers Council on Monday met in Kaduna over the insecurity in the region. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the meeting held at Sir Kashim Ibrahim House, Kaduna, the Sultan of Sokoto and Chairmen of councils of traditional rulers across[Read More…]

236 Died In Nigerian Air Force Bombing Of IDPs Camp, Not 70 – Local Gov’t Boss Says

As many as 236 people may have been killed in the botched Nigerian air strike against Boko Haram that hit a camp for civilians displaced by the unrest, a local official told AFP on Saturday. Doctors Without Borders (MSF) on Friday had said the death toll from Tuesday’s strike on[Read More…]

NEMA Records 29,581 Nigerian Returnees from Niger, Cameroon

Press Releases About 29, 581 Nigerians who fled their communities in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa as result of insurgent activities to Republic of Niger and Cameroun have voluntarily returned last year, this is contained in a published report of humanitarian relief intervention by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) which[Read More…]

EFCC Warns Against The Diversion of Internally Displaced Persons Funds

The EFCC has warned against the diversion of funds and other resources donated by international humanitarian organisations for Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs in Borno State and other parts of the country. The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, handed down the warning during a visit[Read More…]

Officials In IDP Camps Across Nigeria Accused Of Feeding Young Girls In Exchange For Sex

The Chairman House Committee for Internal Displaced Persons (IDPs), Alhaji Sani Zoro (Jigaw APC) yesterday said his committee had concluded arrangement to investigate reported cases of sex scandals in the IDP camps across the country. It was alleged that officials at the camps give food to young girls and women[Read More…]

“My Volunteer Experience In The North-East” – Adeoluwa Ojajuni Talks About His Experience Working In IDP Camps

  So I just returned from a 9-week trip to the NorthEast as a volunteer doctor in the IDP camps and I have decided to share my experience. I wasn’t really planning on writing about this initially, but what made me decide to, is the now viral idea of trekking[Read More…]