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NEMA gives 10,000 IDPs relief materials in Taraba

About 10,433 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), in Taraba State, have benefited from food items delivered to them by officials of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).

Bama group petitions UN over detention of IDPs

An NGO, Bama Initiative for Human Development, has petitioned the United Nations High Commission for Refugees over the detention of its members in Maiduguri, Borno State.

Court remands ex-PDP chairman, others for allegedly diverting IDPs food

A Federal High Court in Yola has ordered the remand of former Adamawa PDP Chairman, Abdurrahman Bobboi, in prison for allegedly diverting food meant for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).

Unpaid salaries: Kogi workers beg Buhari for food, drugs

Workers in Kogi have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to rescue them from their current hardship resulting from non-payment of their salaries, by sending them food, drugs and other materials.

Borno NUT demands immediate release of detained IDPs

The Borno state chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) has called for the immediate release of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) arrested in the state.

Rehabilitation: Fadama lll AF ll supports 520 households in Yobe

The Yobe State Fadama III Additional Financing (AF) ll project has distributed food assistance, Irrigation support, livestock and animal feeds to 520 households in the state.

Troops uncover explosives near Borno IDP camp

The Nigerian Army on Monday said its troops uncovered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted near the Rann Internally Displaced Persons Camp in Borno State.

Fed govt to begin trial of Boko Haram suspects

The Federal Government is set to begin the arraignment of suspected Boko Haram members in various detention facilities across the country.

We have spent N50m taking care of Benue flood victims – Ortom

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has cdisclosed that the state government has spent not less than N50m to take care of the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in the state.

Buhari means well for South-East – Ikisikpo

Former Senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Mr. Clever Ikisipo, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari was passionate about developing the South-East and the South-South.

IDPs in Maiduguri demands return to Bama

The Bama Initiative for Human Development, an NGO, on Sunday in Maiduguri staged a peaceful demonstration demanding the return of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to their respective communities in Bama.

Health situation in northern Nigeria very challenging – Bill Gates

Bill Gates, world’s richest man, says the health situation in northern Nigeria is “very challenging”.

Arrested NAN reporter Antswen regains freedom

The Benue Police Command has released a reporter of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Mr Emmanuel Antswen, who was picked up on Friday over a story on the protest at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp at the International Market, Makurdi.

Boko Haram kills nine IDPs in Borno

Boko Haram fighters killed nine people from a camp that was mistakenly bombed by the military earlier this year, an aid worker and a resident said on Friday.

NAF destroys more Boko Haram terrorists camps in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said on Thursday that it has destroyed several Boko Haram terrorists camps in Borno state with its just concluded exercise, code named “Operation RUWAN WUTA”.

NGE to offer scholarships to children in IDPs camps

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) says it plans to offer scholarships to children in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in the country.

NSCDC sets special squad for Bama

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) said on Tuesday that it has released 1,500 personnel for immediate relocation to Bama, Borno state to boost security and facilitate quick return of civilian population dislocated from the areas by terrorists.

Cholera outbreak: 1m Borno residents to be vaccinated

About one million people are expected to receive Oral Cholera Vaccine (OCV) in the 5-day vaccination campaigns against Cholera, in Borno State.

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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
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NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
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Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
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Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
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Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.