Tag: IDP

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 27, 2021

Gunmen kill 7 in Benue IDP Camp: Nigeria slides into State of mindlessness | The #YNaijaCover

For anyone living in Nigeria today, chances are very high that they are avoiding the headlines and news bulletin altogether. ...

EditorApril 17, 2020

Internally displaced persons still matter during the Coronavirus lock down

There has been much talk about the effect the Coronavirus pandemic and the eventual lock down of basic services it ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 17, 2019

Today’s Noisemakers: Reno Omokri, Suga Belly, Cindy, others

Every day on the Nigerian Internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

tosin adesinaNovember 15, 2018

From stolen dates to rotten rice, the story of how Nigeria maltreats its IDPs

At Tedx Ikeja in 2017, Busayo Morakinyo, one of the speakers who spoke on the topic “IDPs, it could be ...

Ovoko WilliamsSeptember 26, 2018

Profiting from tears: The Buhari administration’s handling of the Nigerian IDP crisis

The humanitarian situation in Nigeria deteriorated significantly in the first half of 2018 as the conflict intensified in the North ...

AzeezFebruary 1, 2018

The Big 5: Suicide bomber attacks IDP camp, Senate summons IGP over Benue killings, and other top stories

These are the top five stories from Nigeria that you should be monitoring. About five people have been killed after ...

Samuel OkikeSeptember 25, 2017

The Late 5: Buhari congratulates Merkel; Peter Okoye says his brother threatened to kill his wife; and other top stories

Good evening Here are the top 5 stories that drove conversations today: President Muhammadu Buhari has joined other world leaders ...

Samuel OkikeSeptember 25, 2017

The Big 5: Federal Government to prosecute over 2,500 Boko Haram members; Idyl wins The Voice Nigeria; and other top stories

Good morning. Here are the top 5 stories you should be monitoring today: The Federal Government has announced its plan ...

SponsorJuly 13, 2017

2Face Foundation, UNHCR intensifies efforts to raise funds for Internally Displaced Persons

As part of the partnership between The 2Face Foundation and United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on Projects in ...

RoqeebahJuly 5, 2017

Where is Babachir Lawal? | The man who they call “the Presidency”

He’s been called “the Presidency“, “the cabal” and many more names he rarely ever denies. The only thing he’s known ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 17, 2017

Boko Haram: Army arrests 126 members in IDP camp

by Omoleye Omoruyi 126 suspected Boko Haram members have been arrested by officers of the Nigerian Army on Wednesday, at ...

ToluMay 13, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: What’s Senate President Saraki doing in Borno today?

Not like we’re stalking the Senate President. It’s the weekend so feel free to travel, sir. We’re just a tad ...

EditorMarch 6, 2017

YNaija Says: The Rann bombing victims deserve a lot better than N10,000 compensation

Almost two months after a military jet mistakenly bombed a camp for internally displaced persons in the town of Rann ...

ToluMarch 4, 2017

N18bn MMM loss, N3.5m donation | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

N1.3million – A suspected Boko Haram terrorist was found carrying this amount of cash and was arrested by the Nigerian Army ...

EditorFebruary 25, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 25th of February

Read the full stories and analyses here, here and here now! Editor

Isime EseneJanuary 29, 2017

Mercy Abang: The untold stories of farmer’s barn invasion in Niger state [PHOTOS]

by Mercy Abang In Sabondaga, a small village of predominantly farmers in Niger State, many of the locals are still counting ...

Isime EseneJanuary 18, 2017

YNaija Says: The government must go beyond taking responsibility for IDP camp bombing

When the news that the Nigerian Airforce had mistaken a camp for internally displaced persons in Rann, Kala Balge Local ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 17, 2017

Today’s noisemakers: The Nigerian military, Yahyah Jammeh, Michelle Obama and others

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

Isime EseneDecember 27, 2016

Stanley Azuakola profiles Kashim Shettima: The Comforter-in-chief (Y!/YNaija Person of the Year 2016 Nominee)

In late September 2016, the governor of Borno state, Kashim Shettima, gathered his closest aides and relocated to Bama town, ...

Isime EseneDecember 22, 2016

Fu’ad Lawal profiles Bukky Shonibare: The placard woman who makes sure we never forget (Y!/YNaija Person of the Year 2016 Nominee)

It’s a new day. Take a deep breath. Think about the Chibok girls that have gone. Think about all those ...

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 ...

Isime EseneDecember 16, 2016

Media organizations partner Union Bank and UN-OCHA to unveil WeCare4IDPs

As part of efforts to improve the conditions of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the country, notable media organizations in ...

RoqeebahDecember 15, 2016

The Explainer: Understanding why SGF Babachir Lawal must go

by Roqeebah Olaoniye The most talked about person in the land today is easily Secretary to the Government of the ...

Isime EseneDecember 15, 2016

YNaija Says: It will be a shame, Pres. Buhari, if your SGF does not resign

At the senate plenary on the 14th of December, the Senate made a startling revelation – that an official within ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 9, 2016

The Thread: Corruption in the IDP camp

The mounting Humanitarian Crisis in the North East appears to be another opportunity for fraud. According to a document written ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 28, 2016

The YNaija Tracklist: Why Buhari jailed me for 18 months – Anenih | Denial of killings by military cowardice – IPOB

From the papers this morning – a Tracklist. How Buhari jailed me for 18 months – Anenih – YNaija Army ...

Isime EseneOctober 7, 2016

It’s today! The Future Project and YNaija present Conversations on ‘We Survived Boko Haram’ stories

The Ford Foundation and The Future Project in partnership with Y!/YNaija.com will be holding a 2-hour program tagged Conversations on ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 5, 2016

‘I am now an IDP’ – Salkida

Freelance journalist Ahmad Salkida on Wednesday declared himself as an Internally Displaced Person (IDP). Salkida who has accused the Federal ...

Isime EseneSeptember 25, 2016

LONG READ: What shall we do about the North East?

Surely you must have noticed, the North East of Nigeria has been on a multi-year war that had killed thousands ...

Isime EseneSeptember 24, 2016


by Eromo Egbejule You hear a lot of stories about North-East Nigeria, a slice of the country that has been ...

cool good eh love2 cute confused notgood numb disgusting fail