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NEMA to dispatch 8 trucks of relief materials to Benue flood victims

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), is expected to release eight trucks of relief materials to the over 1,000 flood victims in Benue State.

Nigerians without identity number can’t get loans – NIMC

The National Identity Management Commission says one major reason most Nigerians are not getting access to credit from financial institutions, even after meeting up with other requirements, is lack of the National Identification Number.

Boko Haram kills 11, abducts 4 in IDPs camp in Borno

Civil Society Organization, CSO, on Sunday, confirmed that, 11 people were killed at an Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camp located at Banki, a border town between Nigeria and Cameroon in the northeast region.

7 die, 200 treated of cholera in Borno IDPs camp

Humanitarian organisation, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), on Sunday, said no fewer than seven persons died of cholera outbreak in Maiduguri in the past three weeks.

Benue flood victims decry poor state of IDP camp

The manager of the camp hosting persons displaced by the Makurdi flood, Mr. James Iorhuna, has decried the poor state of social and medical facilities at the camp.

Cholera hits Borno IDPs camp

No fewer than 70 Internally Displaced Persons have been admitted at treatment centres in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, following outbreak of cholera at their camps.

Boko Haram attacks farmers in Borno

Farmers in the Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State have been attacked by the Boko Haram insurgents.

FAO to distribute agric inputs to 560,000 IDPs in northeast

The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) will distribute fertilisers, seeds and other inputs to 560,000 displaced persons for dry season farming in northeast.

Only Buhari will decide fate of Lawal, Oke – Osinbajo

Only President Muhammadu Buhari will determine the fate of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ayo Oke, suspended over sundry allegations leveled against them.

Over 100 IDPs benefit from NAF’s free medical outreach in Lagos

More than 100 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and the communities around the air force base benefited from a free medical service offered by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Friday.

World Humanitarian Day: Civilians should never be targets of violence – Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, today joined other world leaders and international organizations like the United Nations (UN) to insist that civilians must never be targets in conflict situations in commemoration of this year’s World Humanitarian Day.

IDPs get 990metric tons of grains in Gombe – NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has commenced the distribution of 990 metric tonnes of assorted relief food to internally-displaced persons, IDPs, in Gombe State under the Federal Government Food Initiative in the North-East.

Fed govt inaugurates panel for €54m EU Northeast support

The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has inaugurated members of Project Steering Committee for the European Union Assisted Project targeted at supporting the intervention programmes in the North East.

Court orders forfeiture of illegally imported goods

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered the permanent forfeiture of various illegally imported goods valued at N50, 151,606 to the Federal Government.

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.

Customs seek forfeiture of N50m imported goods

The Nigeria Customs Service Board has applied to the Federal High Court in Lagos, seeking a forfeiture order on various illegally imported goods valued at N50,151,606.

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