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Denmark, Nigeria to tackle irregular migration

Danish Development Cooperation Minister Ulla Tornæs, on Wednesday, expressed her country’s determination to assist Nigeria tackle irregular migration from the country to Denmark and Europe.

Ebonyi distributes relief items worth N19m to IDPs

The Ebonyi Government on Tuesday distributed relief materials worth N19 million to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Ebouwana Camp in Afikpo South Local Government Area of the state.

Bureau De Change operators pledge support for IDPs

The Association of Bureau De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON) on Tuesday, pledged to assist in reducing the plight of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the North-East.

Emir of Biu lauds fed govt’s food intervention in northeast

The Emir of Biu in Borno, Alhaji Mai Umar Mustapha, has commended the Federal Government over its Emergency Food Intervention in the North-East.

Corruption worsens under Buhari – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that corruption in Nigeria is worse under the current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari against the claim by the current government that corruption was at its peak while Jonathan was in government.

Yobe, World Bank empower IDPs to invest in agriculture

Yobe state government in collaboration with the World Bank have supported returnee Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and those still in camps with farm inputs.

UN says military raid won’t affect relations with Nigeria

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) has resumed assistance to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno State, 24 hours after an army raid on its Maiduguri compound.

NAF offers free medical services to 4,000 Bakassi IDPs

The Nigerian Air Force, on Thursday, said it has provided free medical services for 4,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps at the Bakassi Peninsula.

Herdsmen seek inclusion in fed govt’s health programmes

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), has appealed to the Federal Government to include pastoralists in its health programmes to avoid transfer of diseases from humans to animals.

ECOWAS donates food to displaced persons in Northeast

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Tuesday donated 26, 000 bags of assorted food items to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the North-East.

Shettima confirms killing of 31 fishermen by Boko Haram

Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno on Tuesday confirmed that Boko Haram insurgents had killed 31 fishermen at Baga in Kukawa Local Government Area of the state.

IDPs to receive 260 trucks of assorted grains in Adamawa

The Presidential Committee on Emergency Food Distribution in North East is to deliver 260 trucks of assorted grains to the returnee IDPs in Adamawa.

Poverty dragged many Northern youth into joining insurgents groups – Abubakar

Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State on Monday attributed the security challenges bedeviling the Northern part of the country to illiteracy and poverty.

Police confirm killing of 3 suicide bombers in Maiduguri

The Borno Police Command on Saturday said three suicide bombers were killed on Friday at Simari area of Maiduguri.

Army foiled suicide bomb attack, kills three Boko Haram

No fewer than three suicide bombers were killed by the military on Friday at Simari area of Maiduguri.

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Neymar criticises PSG injury handling after Borussia Dortmund defeat

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Facebook sued by US for $9 billion in unpaid taxes

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Lionel Messi speaks out after Barcelona social media scandal

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The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) says President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will not implement policies that will affect the existence of the poor while raising revenue to fund the nation’s infrastructure projects.

BMO: President Buhari fully in-charge of critical affairs of government

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO), says President Muhammadu Buhari is “fully in charge of critical affairs of government” in the country