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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

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

4,123 Nigerians return from Lybia in 2018, says NEMA

A total of 4,123 Nigerians has voluntarily returned from Libya between January 6 and December 18, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) disclosed on Wednesday The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Acting Zonal Coordinator, NEMA, South West Zone, Mr Segun Afolayan made the disclosure while receiving a fresh batch of 140

Nigerians: Strangers in their homeland

Editor's note: Nextier SPD Policy Weekly provides an analysis of topical conflict, security, and development issues as well as proposes recommendations to address them. In this  week's publication, NextieSPD pricked the conscience of the nation by drawing attention to the plight of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Nigeria. The level,

Collapsed building: 15 persons dead, 31 rescued, says NEMA

The South-South Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ejike Martins, has said  31 persons have been rescued alive, while 15 others were brought out of the rubble  dead, at the site of the collapsed in Port Harcourt. Martins told newsmen in Port Harcourt on Monday that every floor of

NEMA commences distribution of relief materials to victims of Boko Haram crisis

Mukaila Ola  The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA),  has commenced distribution of relief materials to victims of Boko Haram crisis in Yobe State, North East Nigeria. The distribution at the weekend follows the donation of relief materials estimated at $10 million (N3.6 billion) by the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre