320,000 IDPs in Northeast require mental care, says WHO
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that 320,000 internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the Northeast; may require mental healthcare. The health disorders, were caused by the nine-year Boko Haram insurgency in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states.
IDPs in Abuja raise the alarm over abandoned projects by NGOs
The Internally-Displaced Persons (IDPs) residing in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have raised concern that Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) are using them as business venture.
Elegbeleye says APC defectors are IDPs, seeks to unseat Boroffice
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State who was also a former Director General of the National Sports Commission (NSC), Mr Gbenga Elegbeleye, has condemned the recent gale of defections by lawmakers, especially at the National Assembly. He berated the defectors noting that their decision to move from the ruling APC…
Centre donates 10m to alleviate plight of IDPs
By Grooming Centre, a non-governmental organization has partnered with Sesor Empowerment Foundation to donate N10.2 million towards alleviating the plight of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Benue and Lagos states. The money will take care of the Safe Day space project in Lagos and Benue for the IDPs and provide soft loans for women to…
Archbishop decries spate of IDPs in Nigeria
Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, the Prelate and Catholic Archbishop of Jos, has decried the spate of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in different parts of the country.
Plateau sets up committee on return of IDPs to their homes
Plateau State government yesterday set up a committee to work out modalities for the return of Internally-Displaced Persons (IDPs) to their original homes.
Northeast needs food intervention for 3m IDPs
The UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA) says an estimated three million displaced persons face critical food and nutrition insecurity in the northeast.
Four IDPs die in Plateau camps, Zamfara’s get federal succour
Four of the scores of fresh internally displaced persons (IDPs) thrown up by the recent attacks on the Plateau by suspected herdsmen have died in their camps in the northern senatorial district of the state.
Boko Haram homeless face housing crisis as rains hit
Thousands of men, women and children made homeless by the Boko Haram insurgency risk disease because of lack of shelter in northeast Nigeria, aid workers said on Tuesday.
Concern over Nigeria's Boko Haram homeless returns
Nigeria is encouraging thousands of people displaced by Boko Haram violence to return home, insisting they can do so in safety as troops wind up operations against the jihadists.Just over 2,000 internally displaced people (IDPs) this week left the Bakassi camp in Maiduguri for the Guzamala district north of the Borno state capital.