The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) says an upsurge in violent attacks in crisis-ravaged North-east Nigeria has displaced 59,200 people in the last three months.
The UN migration agency warned in Geneva that Northeast Nigeria displacement crisis had continued due to “increased...
Policemen fired teargas at aggrieved internally displaced persons (IDPs) who took to the streets of Maiduguri, capital of Borno state, to protest hardship in the camp. Led by women and little children, the protesters from Baga and Kukawa called for assistance from the public. They grounded...
The Nigerian Army on Tuesday dismissed as ‘misleading’, reports of a suicide bomb attack at an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Pulka community of Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno.
The military also described as ‘fictitious’, the purported killing of six soldiers by Boko Haram...
The news of former Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, eating wild plants came as a shocker at the beginning of this week. According to the report by Daily Trust, hundreds of returnees in communities liberated from Boko Haram in Yobe state have resorted to eating a wild plant and coffee pod...
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has decried high rate of street begging among Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in Borno and vowed to end it.
The state Commandant of NSCDC, Alhaji Abdullahi Ibrahim stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, on...
The Melinda and Bill Gates Foundation have given the Borno State government a grant of 1 million Dollars, meant for resetting the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno State.
The foundation is aimed at targeting displaced victims of insurgency ready to return to their ancestral homes...
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President Muhamamdu Buhari led federal government has handed over food items for the internally displaced persons to the Deputy Governor of Borno state Alh Usman Durkwa and Executive chairman Borno state Emergency Management Agency BOSEMA Eng Ahmed Satomi at the Agency's North East store...
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The United Kingdom’s House of Lords, yesterday gave a resounding accolades and nod to President Muhammadu Buhari for sustaining the war against Boko Haram and degrading their ability to attack and abduct children.
Presenting a speech at the House of Lords under the headship of Lord David...
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The Nigerian army has yet again recorded another victory in the fight against Boko Haram terrorists in the various nooks and corners of the north east.
Gallant troops of the Armed Forces Special Forces (AFSF) carried out successful clearance of Boko Haram terrorists hiding in Gudumbali general...
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Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, on Monday offered to pay examination fees for Internally Displaced Persons in a camp at Uhogua village, Ovia North East local government area of Edo State.
The Speaker, who praised Governor Adams Oshiomhole for providing educational...
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Former vice president Atiku Abubakar, yesterday, launched Technology Enhanced Learning for All (TELA) in Yola.
TELA is an American University of Nigeria project, teaching basic literacy and numeracy to vulnerable children, sponsored by USAID, which will reportedly give about 20,000 refugee...
Internally displaced persons in Adamawa State who received food and relief items in December put religious and sectarian differences aside to thank their benefactors and pray for them.
Medicines, blankets, vegetable oil, spaghetti, seasonings, salt, sugar, and rice that the IDPs received were...
The Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency, Sani Sidi, on Friday said there was no remaining community in the North East under the control of Boko Haram insurgents, Premium Times reports
He made this statement at an award ceremony organized by Northern Youth Council in...
This is the full text of President Mohammadu Buhari to Nigerians on the celebration of Christmas.
I felicitate with all Nigerians, especially our Christian brothers and sisters, on the joyous occasion of this year’s Christmas. On this occasion of the commemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ...
Executive Chairman of Borno State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Shettima Bukarkullima, said yesterday that over 512 schools have been destroyed and 350 teachers killed by Boko Haram over the years.
He said when the figure is translated to classrooms; the terrorist group has destroyed...
The Director General of National Emergency Management Agency, Muhammad Sani Sidi has stated when members of Bring Back Our Girls Group (BBOG) paid him a courtesy call in his office tha over 410 births were recorded between August and September and 187 marriages were conducted at Internally...
Seven people were reportedly killed with scores injured when suspected female suicide bomber in her 20s detonated her Improvised explosive Devices (IEDs) along Maiduguri – Mafa road on Sunday afternoon. Sources said.
The incident according to a police officer who is not authorized to talk to...
President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his administration commitment to end Boko Haram insurgency in the Nigeria soon.
He assured Nigerians displaced by insurgency in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States that they would return to their homes soonest, saying his administration was doing everything...