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Distribution of the relief materials donated by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia donates relief materials to IDPs in Yobe

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre has donated relief materials to the Internally Displaced Persons affected by insurgency in Yobe State.

Ali Ndume urges colleagues not to boycott 2019 budget presentation

Sen. Ali Ndume (APC, Borno South) has pleaded with his colleagues in the Senate and House of Representatives not to boycott the 2019 Budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: INEC special centres a plot to allocate fictitious votes for Muhammadu Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday said that the alleged special centres for the internally displaced persons (IDPs) within the country by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was a plot to allocate fictitious votes and also to stuff ballot boxes in favour of President Muhammadu Buhari.

PDP: Federal government plotting to rig with illegal polling centres in Chad, Niger

The Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organisation (PCO) has condemned an alleged plot by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Muhammadu Buhari’s presidency to rig the 2019 general elections by creating illegal polling centres in Chad and Niger Republic.
INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu

2019: INEC clarifies position on IDP voting

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said the commission’s decision to allow Internally Displaced Persons vote in 2019 is restricted to Nigerians living within our borders.

Yuletide: Muslim woman donates wrappers to Christian widows for Christmas in Kaduna

Muslim woman donates wrappers and other food items to Christian widows for Christmas celebration in Kaduna as part of efforts to boost peaceful coexistence
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, through King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre, has donated 140,468 bags of food items to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of Boko Haram in Borno and Yobe states.

Saudi Arabia donates 140,468 bags of food items to IDPs

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, through King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre, has donated 140,468 bags of food items to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of Boko Haram in Borno and Yobe states.
President Buhari holds bilateral meetings at the sidelines of the 24th Session of the Conference of the Parties under the UN framework Convention on Climate Change in Poland on 3rd Dec 2018-11

Muhammadu Buhari: We won’t rest until remaining Chibok girls are released

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged that his government will not rest until the remaining Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists in April 2014 are safely released.

Audu Ogbeh: Federal government to begin cattle ranching soon

Audu Ogbeh, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, has said the Federal Government will soon begin cattle ranching in the country to stop cattle and herdsmen from roaming.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

To win the war on terror we need opportunities and jobs

In order to defeat terror, Nigeria needs a well thought out anti-terror plan and one thing that must be central to that plan is the buy in of the people because terror can only thrive where there is local support. Take that local support structure away and the terror architecture will collapse like a pack of cards.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: Why Nigeria must exploit diaspora investment for growth

Nigeria’s vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday reiterated the need for Nigeria to exploit the potential of diaspora investment in its bid to facilitate growth and diversify the economy.

NEMA distributes food items to flood victims in Anambra

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Tuesday began direct distribution of food items to Anambra people affected by the recent flood disaster.

UNHCR: 73,400 African refugees given citizenship of host countries in 2017

No fewer than 73,400 African refugees were given right to citizenship by their host countries in 2018, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugee (UNHCR) has said.
Children at IDP Camp - NAN

Military beefs security for Plateau IDPs to return home

Commander, Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH) in charge of internal security in Plateau State and environs, Maj.-Gen. Augustine Agundu, said security has been beefed up for men in the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps whose villages were abandoned out of fear to return home.
National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS)

NANS threaten to occupy Customs if IDPs food not released

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has threatened to shut down Customs Command in Ikeja, Lagos if food stuffs meant for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are not released.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Goodluck Jonathan: Kamshim Shettima has a lot of questions to answer on Boko Haram...

Former President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday challenged the Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, to offer plausible explanations “for the ignoble roles he played in worsening the Boko Haram tragedy in his home state.”

Mustapha Maihaja: NEMA never received N5.8 billion from VP office

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has denied allegation by the National Assembly members that it received un-appropriated funds from the office of the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, for the care of people in the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps.
Children at IDP Camp - NAN

Nigerian Army: Plateau IDPs to return home March 2019

The Nigerian Army under the Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH) has said that the over 38, 000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) spread across 17 camps in Barkin-Ladi, Jos South and Riyom Local Government Areas of Plateau state would be relocated to their ancestral homes before March 2019.

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JIBWIS empowers 81 unemployed graduates in Jigawa

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Ogun guber: APC candidate promises to strengthen local councils

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NANS felicitates with Muhammadu Buhari at 76, calls for cabinet reshuffle

The National Association of Nigerian Students has joined Nigerians and the rest of the world to felicitate with President Muhammadu Buhari as he celebrates his 76th birthday.

At least eight people killed in car bomb

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