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Again, NEMA receives 136 Nigerians from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 136 stranded Nigerians from Libya. Alhaji Idris Muhammed, Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office of NEMA, confirmed the development to newsmen on Tuesday in Lagos. Muhammed said the Nigerians arrived at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, at 11.50

Reps summon Buhari, demands explanation on spate of killings within 48 hours

The House of Representatives on Tuesday asked President Muhammadu Buhari to appear before it and address Nigerians on the spate of insecurity across the country. The House said failure by the President to explain the issues raised by the legislative house would confirm the opinion of Nigerians that the administration had

2,000 Nigerians flee village as Army prepares Boko Haram offensive

Some 2,000 people have reportedly been forced to flee to the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri ahead of a major offensive against Boko Haram, emergency services and residents told AFP on Tuesday. Nigerian troops herded residents of Jakana village into trucks and ferried them 40 kilometres (25 miles) to a displacement

Food shortage allegedly hits IDPs camp in Adamawa

No fewer than 1,400 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) including the elderly, women and children from Fufore in Adamawa State are allegedly complaining of the shortage of food supply in the camp. Malam Bakura Umar, an IDP and leader of IDPs in Fufore Camp, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Yola. Umar

160 Nigerians return from Libya — NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency has received another batch of 160 stranded Nigerians from Libya. Alhaji Idris Muhammed, Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office of NEMA, confirmed the development to newsmen on Friday in Lagos. Muhammed said the Nigerians arrived at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, at 7:50pm on

NEMA shuts down Air emergency service, grounds Aircraft

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Mustapha Maihaja has grounded the agency’s air ambulance and the Search and Rescue (SAR) helicopter This  indicates that the agency can no longer support any air emergency response in the country.   Rather than relying on qualified and experienced Nigerian pilots,

IDPs protest inhuman treatment in Maiduguri

There was drama in Maiduguri as hundreds of internally displaced persons took to the street to protest what they said was their inhuman treatment by camp officials. The IDPs mostly recently dislodged by Boko Haram from Baga and accommodated at the Teachers Camp in the heart of Maiduguri, lamented the ill-treatment,

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

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