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Flood: Gov Okowa inspects affected communities in Delta State

Senator Iroegbu The Executive Governor of Delta State, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa, has inspected some flood ravaged communities in Delta State, South South of Nigeria. This was announced on Thursday via his Twitter handle @govifeanyiokowa by the Assistant on Social Media, Ms. Veronica Abang.   The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency

As troops battle for Gudumbali…

 Boko haram insurgents infiltrated Gudumbali, a community in Guzamala Local Government of Borno state. Musa Umar Bologi visited the area and presents first-hand information from the residents, military in addition to his observations. The battle The night was gradually creeping in, but the residents of Gudumbali were still going about their dealings. Some children sat

As elections loom, govt orders refugees back to unsafe region

Government officials have ordered thousands of displaced people to return to an unsafe area as pressure mounts to show progress in the war against Islamist groups ahead of a presidential election, according to sources familiar with the situation. Reuters report that those who have gone back say they only did so

NEMA partners NMA on disaster medical assistance

Godsgift Onyedinefu   The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) have commenced a process of partnership to strengthen the provision of quick and appropriate emergency medical assistance to disaster victims in the country. The Director General of NEMA, Engr. Mustapha Maihaja, in a statement issued by Head Media

Improving The Fight Against Terrorism In Nigeria

By Col. Sagir Musa   The current stage of the fight against terrorism in Nigeria appears multi faceted in nature and execution. It is a mop up as well as post conflict phases, - that of crushing remnants of fleeing terrorists and recovery of arms, reconstruction, rehabilitation and resettlement. It is also

Zamfara is now safe from armed bandits, criminalities – DHQ

•Over 6000 IDPs has returned home   Godsgift Onyedinefu   The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has declared that Zamfara State is now safe from incessant killings, banditry activities, cattle rustling, kidnappings and armed robbery and other security threats. The Director of Defence Information (DDI), Brig-Gen. John Agim, disclosed this on Friday while addressing Newsmen on the

Boko haram: over 30,000 IDPs refuse to return home

Godsgift onyedinefu     While some Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the northern Nigeria have returned to their villages, thousands still choose to remain in camps despite assurance from security forces. Army major General, Muhammad, Muhammad speaking to Al-Jazeera on Saturday promised to guarantee their protection as long as they were willing to go

Over 5,000 Zamfara IDPs return home – Army

Over 5,000 Internally Displaced Persons. (IDPs) have returned to their villages in Zamfara following clearance operation conducted by the military against bandits terrorising communities in the state. The Army had launched Operation Sharan Daji to dislodge the bandits and secure communities that had come under attacks in recent months from bandits

Katsina Flood: NAF extends  medical outreach to 2,000 IDPs

Jude Johnson  The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has extended its three-day medical outreach for an estimated 2,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Katsina State. TheDirector of Public Relations and Information (DOPRI), Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya, said the medical intervention programme, which is an initiative of the Chief of the Air Staff