Returnee IDPs from Maiduguri relieve experiences

January 6, 2022 Blueprint 0

It is no longer news that Borno state government has shut down all IDP camps in Maiduguri. Many of the IDPs bare their minds in an exclusive interview with SADIQ ABUBAKAR. Borno state government started returning people to their villages in 2020 and announced in October 2021 that it plans to close all internally displaced camps within Maiduguri by 31 Read More

3000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Shiroro and Munya local government areas taking refuge in Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) Primary School Minna

ICOSD reaches out to widows, IDP’s, others

December 21, 2021 Blueprint 0

As part of activities to celebrate its 1st International Christian Organization for Sustainable Development (ICOSD) World Day, members of the organisation led by its president, Bishop Joseph Vambe, Monday 20, December 2021, distributed assorted items to widows, the less privileged in IDP camps in Abuja. Speaking to Blueprint at the occasion, the president, Bishop Vambe, said: “We are out here Read More

Pictures: NGO empowers 30 IDP women with funds for business

December 15, 2021 Ene Oshaba, Abuja 0

Brainy Age initiative, a women and children based Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) has provided financial support to 30 indigent women to enable them do businesses and take care of themselves and children. Team lead of the organisation, Henrietta Agboje, made this known while distributing the funds to the women at the new Kuchingoro Internally Displaced Peoples (IDP) camp located beside Read More

Zulum reveals when IDP camps ‘ll be shut in Borno

October 22, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Borno state government has disclosed that it would close all Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps located within the state capital, Maiduguri, by December 31. Governor Babagana Zulum made the disclosure while addressing State House correspondents at the end of a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, at the State House, Abuja Friday. He said the decision to close Read More

In Benue, Ortom solicits support over growing number of IDPs

September 27, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state Sunday solicited the support of Nigerians to cushion the effect of the humanitarian crisis in the state occasioned by the over five year stay of people in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps. The governor spoke at separate thanksgiving masses held at St Dominic Catholic Church, Sachi, and St Joseph’s Quasi-Parish, Nyon, to mark the Read More

3000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Shiroro and Munya local government areas taking refuge in Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) Primary School Minna

CORAfrica trains 1, 000 refugees in C/River on agribusiness

September 16, 2021 Joseph Obung 0

A nongovernmental organisation, Children of Rural Africa (CORAfrica), has organised training workshop on agribusinesses for no fewer than 1,000 refugees, migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Cross River state. International coordinator of the organisation, Dr. Peter Obele Abue, who spoke in Calabar during the workshop said the training would equip the refugees to become self reliant, thereby reducing poverty Read More

NIMASA donates relief materials to Tuggar foundation

August 16, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has donated relief materials to the ‘Ambassador Yusuf Tuggar Foundation’ for onwards distribution to internally displaced persons (IDPs), poor and the needy people in Bauchi State. Presenting the consignment to the Foundation, representative of NIMASA, Musa Adamu said the gesture is to assist the IDPs, the poor and needy in the society Read More

Keystone Bank donates sanitary kits to over 3000 marginalized girls in North-east

August 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Keystone Bank Limited, through its ‘Pink Network’ initiative, in partnership with Hayat Holdings (Producer of MOLPED Pad) and WHAI (Whispering Hope for Africa) Nigeria, has donated menstrual period kits to over 3000 marginalized girls in IDP camps and secondary schools within the North-Eastern region of Nigeria. A statement by the lender said the gesture was part of the bank’s corporate Read More

3000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Shiroro and Munya local government areas taking refuge in Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) Primary School Minna

Abuja’s IDP’s dilemma and the minister’s response

July 29, 2021 Jamila Musa 0

Abuja is seriously faced with the problems of internal displacements. For instance, the Boko Haram insurgency has displaced about 2.4 million Nigerians in the Lake Chad Basin. There are also many unresolved displacement issues which arose due to the jihadist violence, armed banditry, farmers-herders conflicts and many more. Nigeria’s displaced population continues to rise as violence and conflicts continue unabated. Read More