ICRC supplies relief items to 27,000 displaced persons
About 27,000 displaced persons by the armed conflict in Borno State, have received emergency relief items in Monguno town from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). "These families fled the violence, leaving everything behind them," ICRC's economic security field officer in Monguno, Sadiq Baba Ahmed, said in a statement. "These people have been…
Victims of Kajuru violence in IDP camps face threat of epidemic
Epidemic may break out soon among victims of recent attacks by armed bandits as over 400 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) affected by the Kajuru crisis in Maraban Kajuru LEA 1 primary school...
FAO targets 8,100 displaced families for micro-gardening in North-East
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said it targeted 8,100 families displaced by the Boko Harm insurgency under its Micro-Gardening scheme in the North-East. Mr Patrick David, FAO’s Acting Representative in Nigeria, made this known during a review visit of the programme in the region on Thursday. David said the scheme was designed to enhance…
The graveyard city
On November 2, 2015, I followed some priests of the Oblates of Saint Joseph to say mass for the dead in a cemetery in Rome.
How robust climate action can secure food supply
All hands must be on deck at ensuring vibrant and impactful advocacy campaigns on matters of climate change, says AMUSA TEMITOPE VICTOR, an environmentalist.
UN opposes forced return of Nigerian refugees from Cameroon
Ambassador of France to Nigeria, Denys Gauer, has charged the Nigerian government to play its central role in the fight against Boko Haram and to ensure with its armed forces the total defeat of the terrorist group.
No child should die for cleft palate, says Obi
We also have issue of malnutrition and underweight babies. Many of the children come from challenging environments including IDP camps and require nutritional rehab before surgery can be performed.
Confederalism: The panacea to Nigeria’s political crises - Part 1
Nigeria is contending with so many challenges and is in crisis situation. There is no doubt that the violent crises rearing its ugly head in different parts of the country today ...