Tag: IDPs

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 27, 2018

The Late 5: Military Task Force arrests 3 suspects over Plateau Killings, Buhari plans re-organisation of security architecture and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Special Military Task Force in Plateau, Operation Save Haven on ...

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tosin adesinaJune 18, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Edo IDPs in a close shave with death

The state of health of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Edo is one that requires emergency intervention by the state ...

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tosin adesinaApril 24, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] As if they’ve not done enough damage, Politicians now use Abuja IDPs as protesters

The precarious state of Internally Displaced Persons across the country has been addressed several times on this blog, international and ...

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tosin adesinaApril 5, 2018

The UN just released another 4 billion naira for IDPs, but what happened to previous monies?

In its bid to ameliorate the sufferings of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the North Eastern part of Nigeria, the ...

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tosin adesinaMarch 5, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] It’s less than two months to May 2018, when are we returning IDPs to their communities?

November 25, 2016 Borno state Governor Mr Kashim Shettima while speaking to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) stated expressly that ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 2, 2018

The Big 5: Ortom decries the living conditions of IDPs, Manchester City beat Arsenal again and other top stories

These are the top stories you should be monitoring today. Security agents who have gone in search of the missing ...

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tosin adesinaDecember 20, 2017

[The Activism Blog] You need to listen to Osasu Igbinedion

TV host, Osasu Igbinedion has joined the list of numerous Nigerians playing a positive role in the lives of the ...

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AzeezNovember 22, 2017

IDPs: Prosecute Babachir, others | UNDP, NHRC tell FG

The National Human Rights Commission and the United Nations Development Programme on Tuesday called for the prosecution of former Secretary to the ...

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EditorNovember 3, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] What message is Nigeria passing to the world?

In the last few weeks, the world has keenly followed the aftermath of the groundbreaking ruling annulling Kenya’s 2017 presidential ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2017

Opinion: Why the North East Development Commission must succeed

by Ayodele Adio   A few days ago, President Muhammadu Buhari assented to the North East Development Commission bill, a ...

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EzinneOctober 30, 2017

The Thread: “The cabal has fallen” | TwitterNG reacts to Buhari firing Babachir Lawal

It’s been a long time coming, this sacking of Babachir Lawal by President Buhari. We’d like to think that our ...

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EditorOctober 20, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] This strike by NEMA is all shades of insult on Nigeria’s image

You might have heard and you might not have heard, but the latest news in Nigeria is that employees of ...

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AzeezOctober 12, 2017

1.8m Borno IDPs unwilling to return home – Report

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has said 1.8 million persons displaced by Boko Haram insurgency are unwilling to return to ...

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RoqeebahOctober 5, 2017

Water in a Basket II: Susan is too distressed to be stressed

Since the floods, Susan, 31, and her mother-in-law, 55, have lived in the IDP camp at the Ultramodern International market. ...

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EditorSeptember 28, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Why arrest protesting IDPs just because they are tired of suffering in silence?

On Sunday, about 3000 IDPs in Maiduguri stormed the streets protesting their poor living conditions in the IDP Camps and ...

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EditorSeptember 28, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] We should be ashamed of ourselves as a Nation

Nigeria has refused to evolve from where it is, to where it ought to be. We have tried the military ...

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AzeezSeptember 23, 2017

Benue police arrest reporter over IDPs protest story

The Benue Police Command has arrested a NAN reporter, Emmanuel Atswen over a report on the protest by IDPs at the ...

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AzeezSeptember 22, 2017

Boko Haram insurgents kill 9 IDPs in Borno

Boko Haram insurgents have killed nine people in the Rann Internally Displaced Persons camp in Borno. An aid worker and a ...

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AzeezSeptember 13, 2017

IDPs protest alleged diversion of relief items in Benue

Internally Displaced Persons at the International Market Camp, Makurdi, on Tuesday protested alleged diversion of relief materials by camp officials. ...

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AzeezSeptember 9, 2017

‘Boko Haram insurgents attack IDPs camp in Borno’

Boko Haram insurgents on Friday reportedly attacked an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Gamboru Ngala local government area of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 7, 2017

EFCC arrests SEMA officials for diverting materials meant for IDP’s

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Gombe, have arrested the secretary of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Danlami ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 6, 2017

[The Activism Blog] UN condemns attack on IDPs

The United Nations has condemned the attack by Boko Haram insurgents at the Banki Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in ...

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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 ...

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AzeezSeptember 2, 2017

We have spent N2bn on IDPs in Borno – SEMA

The Borno State Emergency Management Agency SEMA on Saturday said it has spent over N2 billion on distribution of food ...

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AzeezAugust 30, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] IDPs attack on humanitarian workers is the price to pay for ignorance

The originator of the popular saying, “If education is expensive try ignorance” might not have predicted that the price for ...

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AzeezAugust 30, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] That shameful attack by IDPs on humanitarian aid workers

Nigeria was placed on the world map again on Saturday, August, 26, 2017, though for a very negative reason. Staff ...

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ToluJuly 15, 2017

N1.6bn relief for flooded states, 240 Borno children die of malnutrition | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

N1.6 billion – Acting President Yemi Osinbajo ordered on Wednesday that this amount be released to states affected by flooding. ...

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AzeezJune 9, 2017

2face to donate proceeds of new song to IDPs

Iconic musician, 2face Idibia has promised to donate proceeds from his yet-to-be-released song to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Nigeria. ...

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ToluJune 9, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: D’banj releases tracklist for new album, ‘King-Don-Come’; Dammy Krane drops new single | More stories

Here are the biggest entertainment stories from yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are still buzzing ...

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AzeezJune 8, 2017

Osinbajo visits Maiduguri hours after Boko Haram attack

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has visited Maiduguri, Borno State capital hours after Boko Haram members attacked some towns in the ...

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