Tag: humanitarian crisis

YNaijaMay 19, 2023

Why the UN Is Seeking $396M Fund to Avert Humanitarian Crisis in Northern Nigeria

In a dire call to action, the United Nations (UN) has declared that immediate intervention is crucial to salvaging a ...

EditorDecember 19, 2017

[The Activism Blog] UN: Nigeria needs $1 Billion to solve its humanitarian crisis In 2018

The United Nations speaking through the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA, Nigeria) has stated that ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 4, 2017

Is NEMA still in control of the IDP situation?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Reports from camps for Internally Displaced Persons in Borno state say that at least seven have ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 4, 2017

Must-I-offer? Who is the penny-pinching NEMA boss?

by Alexander O. Onukwue There appears to be some reason to believe the apparent inefficiency of the relief efforts of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 4, 2017

NEMA set to go on strike as ultimatum expires

The adverse effects of the flood in Benue State and other distressed communities may worsen as officials of the National ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 2, 2017

Opinion: Makurdi floods and Nigeria’s hypocrisy

by Micheal Ace   It’s so disheartening to realise that almost every citizen of Nigeria is a hypocrite. That is ...

EzinneAugust 31, 2017

“You just heard? WTF is wrong with you people! | Nigerians lash out at President Buhari over Benue floods

Four days ago, Makurdi, Benue became the latest casualty of flooding around the globe, as heavy rains lasting over four ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 24, 2017

Boko Haram: Donor agencies pledge $672m to tackle humanitarian crisis

by Dolapo Adelana Fourteen donor agencies have pledged $672 million to help tackle Boko Haram humanitarian crisis, the UN Secretary-General ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 20, 2016

Opinion: My three days experience of the humanitarian crisis in Borno

by Dozie Nwafor For more than 8 years now, Nigeria has battled insurgency from extremist group Boko Haram who has ...

ToluNovember 26, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: A trip to Maiduguri with the Senate committee on humanitarian crisis in the North East

Over a month ago, Senate President Bukola Saraki inaugurated an ad hoc committee to investigate the diversion of funds originally ...

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