Tag: Internally Displaced Persons

Ado AminuMay 28, 2021

Children’s Day: Taking stock of how Nigeria fails children caught in conflict

There appears to be an existing pattern to the celebration of Children’s Day in Nigeria, and it belies the unseriousness ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 20, 2016

Boko Haram has killed 2,000 people – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast region has claimed over 2000 lives, The Sun reports. Buhari said this ...

AzeezNovember 2, 2016

Rape, diversion of relief items in IDPs camps inexcusable – Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has said there are no excuses for diversion of relief items, alleged rape and other corrupt ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 22, 2016

Opinion: Buhari, Boko Haram and the release of chibok girls

by Michael Jegede After his triumphant outing in the poll last year, President Muhammadu Buhari reiterated his campaign promise to ...

AzeezOctober 12, 2016

All IDP camps in Borno will be closed by May 2017 – Shettima

Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima on Wednesday said all Internally Displaced Persons (IDPS) camps in the state will be closed ...

AzeezSeptember 23, 2016

NEMA confirms resettlement of 5403 IDPs in Borno

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday confirmed the return of 5403 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to their homes ...

AzeezSeptember 21, 2016

Female IDPs are engaging in prostitution for survival – CSOs

The Network of Civil Society Organisations in Borno State on Tuesday expressed concern over the increasing rate of prostitution by female ...

AzeezSeptember 20, 2016

Minister reportedly slumps during inspection at IDPs camp

Minister for Women Affairs, Aisha Jumai AlHassan on Monday slumped at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Fufore local ...

AzeezSeptember 19, 2016

Borno reopens secondary schools after 2 years

The Borno State Government on Monday said it is set to re-open public secondary schools next week after they were ...

AzeezSeptember 15, 2016

Adamawa governor, Bindo wants speedy resettlement of IDPs

Adamawa State Governor, Jibrilla Bindo, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that the 9,600 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the ...

AzeezSeptember 5, 2016

Konduga IDPs return home after 3 years

Internally Displaced Persons from Konduga Local Government Area of Borno, on Monday returned home after about three years of being displaced. ...

AzeezAugust 28, 2016

Buhari: Reuniting millions of IDPs with their families is my current challenge

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said reuniting over two million Internally Displaced Persons who were displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency ...

AzeezAugust 28, 2016

Borno distributes rice, other relief items to IDPs after protest

Following a protest by Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno on Thursday over lack of food, the State Government, on ...

AzeezAugust 25, 2016

BREAKING: IDPs protest over hunger in Maiduguri

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from various camps in Maiduguri are presently protesting on the streets over hunger and thirst. The ...

AzeezAugust 23, 2016

Borno governor gives timeline for IDPs to return home

All Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) will return home latest May 29 next year, Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima said on ...

AzeezAugust 19, 2016

Borno trains 1,000 IDPs how to defend themselves against rapists

The Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), on Friday said training of about 1, 000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) on ...

AzeezAugust 16, 2016

UN begins IDPs registration in Bama, soldiers rescue 88 hostages

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees has started the registration of Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs from the ages of ...

AzeezAugust 9, 2016

How contractor diverted 60 trucks of grains meant for Borno IDPs

An unnamed contractor has allegedly diverted about 60 trucks of grains sent to Borno internally-displaced persons, IDPs, by President Muhammadu ...

AzeezAugust 6, 2016

Taraba: How truck conveying relief materials to IDPs got missing

The permanent secretary, Taraba State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Nuvalga Dan-Habu has said a full truck of relief materials sent ...

AzeezAugust 6, 2016

Borno IDPs to get free legal services

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), and the Nigeria Bar Association have inaugurated a free legal and counselling ...

AzeezAugust 6, 2016

Boko Haram: EU provides additional €12.5m aid for IDPs

The European Commission has said it would give an additional €12.5m as humanitarian aid to support Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) ...

Mallam YeroJune 20, 2015

Kingsley Ahanonu: In remembrance of Internally Displaced Persons

The underlying penchant of man for greed and domination together has continued to question his sense of duty to the ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 20, 2015

NEMA distributes relief items to Baga IDPs

by Panshak Ibrahim The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has continued to respond to the plights of the Internally Displaced ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 12, 2015

3,200 displaced persons from Baga camped in Maiduguri – NEMA

by Panshak Ibrahim   According to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), 3,200 internally displaced persons from the Boko Haram ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 19, 2014

Boko Haram has displaced over 850,000 Nigerians – NEMA

by Panshak Ibrahim According to recently gathered statistics by the National Emergency Management Agency, there are now over 850,000 internally displaced ...

YEditorNovember 10, 2014

Ndume wants people displaced by #BokoHaram to vote

by James Sambo Borno South Senator, Ali Ndume, has said that there is a need for the Electoral Act to ...

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