#IStandWithIDPs: 2Face Donates ₦3.5 million To IDPs

Award winning singer, Innocent “2Face” Idibia, has presented a cheque of ₦3.5million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR. 2Face, who made the presentation to UNHCR in Lagos, said that he was particularly touched when he visited camps of the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in north-eastern Nigeria recently. He said that he was […]

2,000 People Feared Dead Of Famine In North East

Over 2,000 people may have died of famine this year in parts of northeast Nigeria which cannot be reached by aid agencies due to an insurgency by Islamic militant group Boko Haram, hunger experts said on Tuesday. A report by the U.S.-based Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) said the deaths occurred in the […]

13,000 churches destroyed, 1,500 schools shut, 611 teachers killed In North East – Report

Over 14 million Nigerians are directly affected by humanitarian crises in the North-east region of the country, two international humanitarian groups have reported. The 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative from the United States and the Stefanus Foundation, based in Nigeria, gave the figure on Monday in Abuja. Addressing journalists during a programme organised to highlight the […]

Aisha Alhassan Denies Reports That She Slumped At IDP Camp

The minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Aisha Jummai Alhassan has denied media reports that she slumped during her two day visit to the Internal Displaced Persons’ camp in Fufore Local Government Area of Adamawa State. The DAILY TRUST reported that President Muhammadu Buhari had instructed the women affairs minister to investigate allegations of […]

Konduga welcomes back IDPs after 3 years

Hundreds of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Konduga Local Government Area (LGA) of Borno, on Monday returned home after about three years of residing in refugee camps in Maiduguri. Gov. Kashim Shettima, who witnessed the evacuation of the IDPs back home at a ceremony in Maiduguri, urged them to be law abiding while at home. […]