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4 Feb 2018
Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Gwoza and Bama Local Government Areas of Borno State residing in the Durumi area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have lamented the unavailability of healthcare facilities in their camp. The IDPs said since they moved into the camp, four years ago, they had not felt the impact of the…
1 Feb 2018
Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in northeast Nigeria, shortly after another bomber killed four at a displaced persons' camp, an emergency services official said on Thursday.
6 Jan 2018
In the spirit of Christmas, the Doctors Health Initiative (DHI) with the Lagoon School environmental committee organised a walk to create awareness and raise funds for a health outreach for the women and children among the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).
13 Dec 2017
Some 100,000 Nigerians made homeless by Boko Haram received formal identification papers on Wednesday, to help boost security and restore normality in the country's restive northeast.
5 Sep 2017
The death toll from a cholera outbreak in restive northeast Nigeria has risen to 21, with most of the victims living in a camp for people displaced by Boko Haram violence, the health ministry said Tuesday.
11 Apr 2017
Minister of Defence, Dan Ali had, the other day, at Aso Rock, disclosed that the Federal Government was fine-tuning plans to close the IDPs camps in the North East in order to help the refugees return to their homes and begin a new life.
20 Feb 2017
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State yesterday commissioned N1.68 billion “mobile base camps” for United Nations (UN) humanitarian workers assisting the 1.3 million Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state.
31 Dec 2016
Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), Alhaji Sani Zoro, the has advised the IDPs to be wary of returning home until the military certifies their communities safe.
17 Dec 2016
Sani-Sidi said this at the annual retreat organised for members of the House of Representatives Committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness in Jos, Plateau.
19 Nov 2016
In what appears to be a recurring incident of late, suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers yesterday caused the death of six persons, injuring many more in multiple bomb blasts within Maiduguri metropolis.
27 Aug 2016
The Borno State government yesterday ordered council chairmen to relocate Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from camps to nine liberated communities along with their Divisional Police Officers (DPO) to ensure security...
10 Aug 2016
The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele has said Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in resettlement camps in Borno and Yobe states have the opportunity to get a maximum of N5,000 loan from the bank.


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