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Residents flee Borno community after Boko Haram attack — NEMA

Godsgift Onyedinefu The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said Monday evening attack on Rann by Boko Haram has caused many to flee the town. A signed statement by the North East Zonal Coordinator of NEMA, Alh Saidu Minin said: “An attack in Rann, some 175 kilometres northeast of the Borno state capital,

Food: Weapon for Peace

Editor's note: Nextier SPD Policy Weekly, which provides an analysis of topical conflict, security, and development issues as well as proposes recommendations. This publication looks at the problem of food security especially among the IDPs and local populace in the Boko Haram ravaged North East.  The Government of Nigeria has encouraged tens

Borno: NEMA Registers Fresh 2,046 IDPs in 24 hours

No fewer than 2,046 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) had their personal bio data and other vital information officially documented by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), in 24 hours in Borno State. It was during the registration and profiling exercise of the IDPs, carried out by NEMA on Tuesday. The IDPs, PRNigeria

Customs distributes rice worth N4bn to IDPs

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, says it has so far distributed 424,391 bags of rice worth N4 billion to Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa and Edo States. The Public Relations Officer of the service, Deputy Comptroller, Joseph Attah, said this in an interview with newsmen in Abuja on

PDP to Osinbajo: End Your Pipe Dream of becoming president in 2023 now

The PDP Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) has told Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to wake up from his "pipe dream" of becoming the President of Nigeria in 2023. The PPCO assured Osinbajo that President Muhammadu Buhari, who he is anchoring on, will no longer have any political relevance after May 29, 2019 as

Boko Haram: UN distributes milling machines to 5,000 displaced families in Northeast 

Mukaila Ola  The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and its partners have commenced the distribution of 766 milling machines to 5,000 displaced families in Northeast Nigeria. This is aimed at easing the problems faced by the families of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in processing grains. According to WFP: “The families in need

236, 864 IDPs return home in Benue, Taraba, Nasarawa

Major General Adeyemi Yekini says a total of 236,864 Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, have returned to their homes in Benue, Taraba and Nasarawa states. Mr Yekeini stated this on Monday in Mbabai, Guma Local Government area of Benue when he led journalists to most villages affected by recent farmers/herdsmen clashes in

Boko haram: one soldier killed as troops repel Terrorists disguised as IDPs in Gudambali

Godsgift Onyedinefu Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE located at Gudumbali in northern Borno State on Friday repelled an infiltration by suspected Boko Haram terrorists that came disguised as civilian Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) inflicting casualties on them.   The Theatre Command Deputy Director Public Relations, Col. Onyenma Nwachukwu disclosed in statement on Sunday.   According

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