2019: God our refuge and strength
In September 2018, the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) held its Standing Committee Conference in Minna Niger State with the theme: “God Our Refuge And Strength.”
IDPs: Sani Zoro urges Osinbajo to visit northeast
Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), Mr Sani Zoro on Thursday called on the Vice President, Prof. Yomi Osinbajo, to conduct urgent assessment needs of the humanitarian situation in the northeast.
Benue groups lament FG’s lack of support for 280,000 IDPs
Leaders of some ethnic groups in Benue State have decried Federal Government’s indifference and lack of support for over 280,000...
Zamfara IDPs in Kastina rise to over 2000
The number of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), who fled Zamfara State to Kastina, due to bandits’ activities have risen to more than 2,000. Camped at Model Primary School, Kankara Local Government, the IDPs fled from more than a dozen villages in Tsafe council area. It was learnt that some of the IDPs had initially been…
NEMA cautions against fire disasters, urges people to marry IDPs
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has alerted the public to be wary of fire, conflict, flood and other emergency related disasters. Head of Gombe Operations Office, Hajia Amina Ahmad, gave the warning in Bauchi at a stakeholders meeting on Sunday. Ahmad, who is controlling Bauchi State, also enjoined members of the public to give…
No provision for voting by IDPs abroad in 2019, says INEC
No provision for internally displaced persons (IDPs) abroad to vote in next year’s general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed. The clarification, according to the agency, followed a widespread media report that it had “made special provision for IDPs outside Nigeria to vote in the 2019 general elections.” A statement stated: “The…
34,986 Benue IDPs risk cholera outbreak
The Society for Water and Sanitation (NEWSAN) says 34,986 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) risk Cholera outbreak in their camps in Benue state.
UNESCO seeks improved education system for migrants, IDPs
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) advocated improved education system for migrants and internally-displaced children in the country.
Reps panel alleges plot to divert IDPs’ materials in North East
The House of Representatives Committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness yesterday alleged that the Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency...