Refugee commission decries poor budgetary allocation for IDPs
Commissioner of the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCMRI), Basheer Garba Mohammed, has lamented the paltry budgetary allocation for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) across the country.
Addressing reproductive healthcare challenges of IDPs
A Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecological Surgeon at the Department Of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Jos/Jos University Teaching Hospital Jos, Plateau State, Prof. Innocent A. O. Ujah...
Over 7m North East IDPs need humanitarian assistance—UN
The UN under Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock, has said seven million internally displaced persons...
Over seven million IDPs need humanitarian assistance in North East - UN
The United Nations (UN) Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator (HERC), Mark Lowcock, has said over seven million people; are dire need of humanitarian assistance in insurgency affected states of Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe.
Akwa bom government plans to rehabilitate 462 ex-militants in two camp centres
No fewer than 462 repentant militants, who about nine months ago surrendered their arms and embraced amnesty, would have two rehabilitation centres to learn their needed skills. Chairman of Ukanafun Local Council, Mr. Uko Idiong, disclosed this while fielding questions from journalists on the situation of militant activities in his council area in Uyo, yesterday.
Yobe partners FG’s employment scheme, targets 5,000 jobs to revive moribund industries
The Yobe State Government is partnering the Federal Government’s Youth Employment and Social Operation (YESO) recovery scheme for the vulnerable and unemployed youths, targeting 2,000 youths...
12 dead in attacks on DR Congo refugee camps
At least 12 civilians have been killed in renewed violence targeting refugee camps in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, local officials said on Thursday. Three separate attacks in troubled Ituri province overnight Wednesday also left three people wounded and four missing, Abel Alingi, an administrator in Djugu territory, told AFP.
Refugee council seeks support for 7, 000 displaced persons in Borno
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has called for interventions in the humanitarian needs of over 7, 000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) affected by flood in Borno.
Gunmen burgle Cross River Customs command, steal relief materials
Gunmen yesterday burgled the Cross River State Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in the capital city, carting away relief materials for internally displaced persons (IDPs).