EU earmarks €26m for IDPs in Yobe
The European Union (EU) has earmarked about €26 million to directly support over 52,000 internally displaced households in Yobe State.
Fire guts IDPs’ materials in Maiduguri
An early morning inferno yesterday destroyed relief materials worth millions of naira at the Presidential Committee on Northeast Initiative’s (PCNI) warehouse in Maiduguri.
Gombe government constructs three special hospitals in eight years
The Gombe State Government has constructed and equipped three specialised hospitals within eight years, Dr Kennedy Ishaya, the state Commissioner for Health, has said. Ishaya disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Gombe while giving account of his stewardship. He said the government constructed a 150-bed capacity hospital for Pregnant…
Ayade begs Cross River IDPs in Ebonyi to return home
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has urged all the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from the state taking refuge in Ebonyi to return home, assuring that their safety would be guaranteed. Ayade made the call on Monday at Nguzu Edda in Afikpo South Local Government Area of Ebonyi when he led a 10-man delegation to…
Preventing Nigeria from becoming a “failed nation” - Part 4
Electoral integrity refers to a situation where the choice by the voters were made freely and in contexts where nothing interfered with their ability to freely make their choices. When done with high electoral integrity, elections serve many purposes and not just leadership selection. As Pippa Norris, Thomas Wynter and Sarah Cameron have pointed out…
IDPs: Succour from living faith Church
Those women in the camps—comprising mothers, widows and young ladies—could hardly hide the involuntary tears that came pouring down their sun-beaten faces. Some cried openly. Others hid their agony under deceptive smiles as they hugged one another.
Buhari tasks security agents on Kaduna killings, violence in Rivers
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday condemned the recent violence in Kaduna State, which culminated in the death of no fewer than 20 residents of Adara Community. He stated this in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu in Abuja, saying: “These unfortunate deaths are the latest incident between the…
Winners Chapel donates relief materials to Taraba IDPs
The Living Faith Church yesterday donated relief materials worth over N5 million to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Jalingo, Taraba State. Presenting the materials to the IDPs in one of the camps in Howai Primary School, Mile Six, the president, Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo, called on the IDPs not to lose hope.…
NRHJN decries deplorable condition of women IDPs
The appalling situation of women at the various Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps across the country has become a source of concern to members...
United Nations marks one year attack on Rann, seeks release of aid workers
The United Nations, Nigeria yesterday marked one year since the deadly attack on Rann town in Borno State, which claimed lives of three young aid workers, who were providing life-saving humanitarian assistance to thousands of Internally Displaced People (IDPs).