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Mr Ishyaku Abbo, the Senator representing Adamawa (North), has urged the Federal Government to channel more funds to the Northeast for the feeding and upkeep of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), in the region.
The Borno Government is to return and resettled about 1.8 million persons displaced by insurgency in 23 local government areas in the state.
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), on Monday donated relief materials for distribution to 20, 000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno.
People from over 300 households in Kayamla, in the Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State, said they had to flee into Maiduguri when the villages around them were attacked and they felt they might be raided by Boko Haram.
The Northeast Development Commission (NEDC) has distributed relief materials to 4, 000 victims of Boko Haram insurgents’ attack in Auno community of Konduga Local Government Area of Borno.
The Nigerian Air Force says it has initiated free medical and feeding programme for women and children displaced by Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), says it has initiated free medical and feeding programme for women and children displaced by Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast.
The North East Development Commission (NEDC), has embarked on needs assessment of displaced communities in Borno to fast track rehabilitation and resettlement process in the state.
The North East Development Commission (NEDC) said it was touring camps for people displaced by Boko Haram insurgency in Borno State to assess the humanitarian situation and verify data at its disposal.
Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has commenced mobilization and sensitization of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to forestall outbreak of water diseases following flooding at some IDPs camps in the state.
Thousands of people displaced by Boko Haram violence poured into the streets of the Nigerian city Maiduguri on Thursday to vent their anger over food and medicine shortages in their camp.
Renewed attacks on some communities by Boko Haram insurgents have fuelled new displacement of persons in Borno, the state emergency management agency (SEMA) has said.
The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, on Sunday flagged off the building of 500 houses to replace homes destroyed by Boko Haram insurgents in Gajiram, headquarters of Nganzai Local Government Area.
The Aliko Dangote Foundation on Monday inaugurated 200 housing units and a school it constructed for widows among Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno.
A massive explosion left 32 persons dead and 84 others injured in Abbachari, Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State at the weekend as the orgy of violence in the North-east showed resilience in spite of desperate military efforts to restore peace in the region.
The executive chairman of Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Hajiya Yabawa Kolo, has expressed shock over the death of one Usman Yusuf, age 70 years, who lost his life while struggling to get his own share of food and non-food items distributed at the old Maiduguri IDP camp in Jere Local Government Area of the state.
Some Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno State from five local government councils have denied Amnesty International report on alleged rape and human right abuses against them by the military.
The Borno State Emergency Management Agency has denied the alleged cases of rape and domestic violence against women in the Internally Displaced Persons camps in Borno.
The Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Friday, announced that the state government has awarded life scholarships to 100 children orphaned by the ongoing Boko Haram insurgency in Borno State.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Wednesday, declared that starting from next year, the government would declare Hijrah holiday in line with the yearnings of the Muslim community in the state.
Zimbabwe's 71-year-old Vice President Kembo Mohadi on Wednesday refuted accusations of sexual misconduct by an online news outlet, saying he is the victim of "political machinations".
The federal government has approved the expansion of the existing Free Trade Zones (FTZs), as well as the activation of existing ones to respond to the demands of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA) and the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Kwara Government has warned principals in public schools not to extort students during the registration of the upcoming West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) examination.
The National Industrial Court, sitting in Ibadan, on Wednesday, affirmed the election of Comrade Soji Amosu as the duly elected Chairman of Ogun State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).
The House of Representatives Committee on Air force has commiserated with the Nigerian Airforce, families of the ill-fated NAF Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft
The office of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) has launched a probe into fraudulent activities of some contractors and vendors engaged by the scheme to train and empower ex-agitators.
Leading debate on the bill, Senator Ahmed said the absence of a legal framework for the regulation, development and management of Federal Medical Centres to set standards for rendering health services was responsible for hindering the provision of intensive, effective and efficient health care services to the people of Nigeria.
The Accountant General of the Federation (AGF), Ahmed Idris, has charged the outgoing 2020 Batch A Corps Members who served in the Treasury House to be agents of positive change in the country.
The 14th edition of the Headies awards held yesterday February 21, 2021 and due to COVID-19 restrictions, the show was virtual, with a huge part of it pre-recorded.