2000 IDPs return to home for Eid-el-Fitr 6 years after
The Nigerian Army on Sunday said no fewer than 2,000 returnees celebrated Eid-el-Fitr at Gudumbali town in Guzamala Local Government Area of Borno, for the first time in six years. The town, which is 125 kilometres north of Maiduguri, the state capital, was deserted by locals in the area following incessant attacks by Boko Haram…
`Operation Last Hold’ primarily to relocate IDPs to communities
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has restated that the ongoing “Operation Last Hold’’ in Borno North and Lake Chad Basin is “primarily aimed at relocating IDPs to their communities.’’
FG to rebuild ravaged communities, resettle victims in Nasarawa, others
The Federal Government is to rebuild communities ravaged by herdsmen and return displaced indigenes to their homes, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.During an on-the-spot assessment visit yesterday to camps of internally displaced persons ....
Customs FOU intercepts N1 billion contraband in one month
The Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A, Lagos has recorded quite a number of successes in the interception of contraband products with a Duty Paid Value (DPV) of about N1.01 billion over the past one month.
20,000 pupils forced to abandon school in Nasarawa over herdsmen crisis
Due to the unabated attacks by suspected herdsmen predominantly in the southern senatorial district of Nasarawa State, about 20,000 pupils in both primary and secondary schools have reportedly been forced to abandon school.
‘135, 500 bags of rice donated by China to IDPs intact’
Bags of rice donated to the Federal Government by its Chinese counterpart are still intact, according to the Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Engr. Mustapha Maihaja He said the 135,500 bags of rice were worth N2.4billion with a little above N400million demurrage paid for clearance.
APGA condemns burning of IDPs’ homes in Nasarawa
The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has condemned the burning of the homes of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Nasarawa State.
FG donates school items, others to Adamawa IDPs
The Federal Government has donated relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Adamawa. Speaking during the ceremony at the Malkohi camp in Yola, the Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouqq, disclosed that 25 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have benefited from government’s…
IDPs protest over shortage of food
Hundreds of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Fufore and Malkohi camps in Adamawa staged peaceful protests over lack of food in their camps.