Meningitis: Agony of losing 18-year-old Temi Braithwaite
Oluwagbotemi Braithwaite, fondly called ‘Temi, was 18 years old when she died of meningitis, a virus parents didn’t know their meticulous ‘daughter had contracted, but for the postmortem result.
Nigeria meets Morocco as MEA Championship ends today
Nigeria is set to tango with Morocco in the final of the maiden Middle East Africa (MEA) Rugby League championship today at the cricket oval of the Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos.
WHO supports NHF in treating 100 Borno IDP patients
World Health Organisation (WHO) is supporting the National Humanitarian Fund (NHF) in the treatment of 100 internally-displaced persons (IDP) in camps and host communities of Borno State.
Benue plans disengagement of IDPs in eight camps
The Benue State Government has said that it is working towards disengaging Internally-Displaced Persons (IDPs) in eight camps across the state.
YANGA! TV unveils broadcast plans for Middle East Rugby League
Nigerians and rugby lovers in five other countries will soon have the opportunity of watching live broadcasts of the Middle East (MEA) Rugby League from October, YANGA! TV has announced. According to YANGA! TV’s Vice Chairman/General Manager, Ade Adebisi, the outfit has lined up an exciting array of supporting events involving the International Development Programme (IDP) initiative.
I believe that to realise the SDG goals, we have to ensure that we ‘leave no one behind’
A Social Entrepreneur and Life Coach whose mission it is to find sustainable solutions to the societal challenges we face in Africa. She is an example of a person engaged in lower strata society level projects that aim to tackle the basic living problems that affect the average Nigerian. Issues such as poor water supply, and…
Benue IDPs lament hunger, diseases amid downpour
Not less than 3,515 inmates at Mbawa Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Guma Council of Benue State are crying of hunger, diseases and lack of accommodation amid heavy downpour. Our correspondent, who visited the Mbawa camp, disclosed that one of the temporary tents was accommodating a family of about six. Chairman of the camp,…
Ansar-Ud-Deen donates relief materials to prison inmates, IDP camp in Kaduna
The Muslim community in Kaduna State, under the umbrella of Ansar-Ud-Deen Society of Nigeria, yesterday donated relief materials to prison inmates and victims of the recent attacks in Kajuru and neighbouring communities after a visit to Kaduna Convict Prison and the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp. The visits were led by the chairman, Alhaji Liadi…
Cameroon, Nigeria discuss return of 4,000 refugees
Cameroon officials on Wednesday said it has concluded arrangements with neighbouring Nigeria for the return of 4,000 Nigerian refugees to their country by April 29. According to the region’s governor Midjiyawa Bakari, the refugees from Minawao camp, the only official refugee camp in Cameroon’s far North region, voluntarily opted to return home. “We have agreed…
Plateau denies diverting IDPs’ N20b
Plateau State government has denied allegations by the opposition that it diverted N20 billion meant for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state. The denial came during the 2019 budget breakdown by the Commissioner of Budget and Economic Planning, Mr. Sylvester Wallangko, at the ministry’s conference hall of the cabinet office. Wallangko explained that…