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    Metro VIDEO: Inside IDP camp where 130 children are locked out of classrooms - The Cable

    At a corner of the federal capital territory (FCT) is an internally displaced persons (IDP) camp housing more than 1,500 persons. The victims were forced to flee their homes in the north-east following attacks by Boko Haram insurgents. Unlike many of such camps across the country, the...
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    Benue: Gunmen invade IDPs camp, kill 7 – The Sun News

    Seven internally displaced persons (IDPs) taking refuge at the African Church and LGEA Primary School, Mondo, were, yesterday, killed in Ukemberagya, Gaambe-Tiev, Logo Local Government … Read more via The Sun News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro IDPs Hungry While Their Food Rots - Daily Independent

    Many do not think much of the song that goes, “Some have food but cannot eat, some can eat but have no food,” but indeed there is a lot of truth to it. Ask IDPs in the Northeastern region of Nigeria. Over 6,779 metric tonnes of rice was donated to the IDPs by the good people of China, and guess...
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    Metro Promasidor supports Empower54 to tackle malnutrition among IDPs - vanguard news

    Towards eradicating malnutrition among Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in Nigeria, Promasidor Nigeria Limited donated products to Empower 54 Project, that is at the forefront of eradicating malnutrition in the country. The Founder/President, Empower54, Princess Modupe Ozolua, said the...
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    Metro Benue monarch, IDPs reject Ortom’s stoning suggestion - Punch news

    The Tor Tiv, Professor James Ayatse, and some residents of Benue State have disagreed with Governor Samuel Ortom on his advice to internally displaced persons, who are currently taking shelter in various camps across the state. Ortom had, on Monday, asked the IDPs to return to their ancestral...
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    Metro Go home and defend yourselves with stones, Ortom tells IDPs - Punch Ng

    The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Tuesday, told the Internally Displaced Persons, who were displaced due to Fulani herdsmen attacks, to go back home and use stones to defend themselves. This, he said, was because he was tired of keeping IDPs in Camps. Click here to read more
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    Politics Reps probe sex abuse, teenage pregnancy in IDPS – Vanguard News

    THE House of Representatives yesterday mandated its Committee on Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, to thoroughly probe allegations of increasing cases of sex abuse, teenage pregnancy and theft of relief materials in IDPs camps, and report back to the House within two months. This was …...
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    Metro Saudi govt donates $10m relief materials to IDPs – Newtelegraph

    The Saudi Arabian Government, through the King Salman Aid and Relief Centre and the Saudi Development Fund, has donated relief materials worth $10 million to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the North-East. The delegation from Saudi Arabia had already visited the Ministry of Defence...
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    Business Rich Countries Converge In Oslo To Discuss Nigeria Food Crisis

    Rich countries are convening in Norway this week to discuss the Nigeria food crisis, few days after world's first famine in six years was declared in South Sudan, Somalia and Yemen. The United Nations Children’s Fund has said that about 1.4 million children are at “imminent risk” of dying from...
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    Metro IDPs Go on Rampage, Arrest Camp Official, Others For Stealing 50 Bags of Rice

    Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at Bakassi camp yesterday morning arrested an official of the Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) over alleged theft of food items meant for displaced persons. The official identified as Satomi Mohammed was allegedly intercepted along with three...
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    World Nigerian Students In UK Raises Fund to Support IDPs

    The Nigerian Students Society, University of Leeds, U.K has raised fund for the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs in the country. The fund was raised during the grand finale of a cultural heritage festival lined up in celebration of the 56th anniversary of Nigeria's independence. The festival...
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    Politics Governor Shettima To Declare State of Emergency In Borno

    The Borno State Government says it may declare a state of emergency to curb the menace of drug abuse in communities liberated from Boko Haram control. Alhaji Kaka Shehu, the state Borno Commissioner for Justice told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Maiduguri that illicit drug...
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    Metro Nigerian Senators Agree To Donate N300, 000 Each For IDPs

    Nigeria’s Senators today agreed on a N300, 000 contribution each to alleviate the plight of Internally Displaced Persons in all camps in the country. The senators agreed to make the donations after deliberating on the Mounting Humanitarian crisis in the North East. The motion was moved by...
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    Politics Governor Okorocha Offers Scholarship to 200 IDPs in Adamawa

    Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has offered scholarship to 200 Internally Displaced Persons IDPs and other vulnerable students in Adamawa State Okorocha had built Rochas Foundation Academy in Yola, Adamawa State capital, through his foundation early this year with the aimed to provide...
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    Metro Female IDPs Turn To Prostitution For Survival

    The Network of Civil Society Organisations in Borno State, has raised the alarm over the increasing rate of prostitution by female internally displaced persons in the state. The Chairman of the CSOs, Ahmed Shehu, said that displaced women and teenagers were engaging in prostitution in order...
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    Metro NSCDC Uncovers 40 Fake NGOs Exploiting IDPs in Borno

    The Borno State commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Ibrahim Abdullahi, says the agency has uncovered at least 40 fake non-governmental organisations, NGOs, that are exploiting internally displaced persons, IDPs, in Borno State. In an interview with NAN over the...
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    Metro Borno IDP: Man Rapes 13-year-old Chibok Girl For 2 Days

    The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Borno on Thursday said that it had arrested a 40-year-old man for allegedly raping an Internally Displaced Person. The NSCDC Commandant in the state, Alhaji Abdullahi Ibrahim, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Maiduguri that the 13-year-old...
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    Metro FG Shuts IDP Camps in Yobe, Adamawa

    The federal government said yesterday that it is shutting down Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in the North-eastern states of Yobe and Adamawa. The Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mohammad Sani Sidi, made this known at a press conference to mark...
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    Metro Church Marks Sallah Celebration, Distributes Food To Destitute, IDPs in Kaduna

    The Christ Evangelical Intercessory Fellowship Ministry of Nigeria in Kaduna, on Wednesday distributed over 1,000 packaged food and drinks to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), destitute and widows to mark Sallah celebration. The General Overseer of the church, Pastor Yohanna Buru, said that...
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    World Milk Day: Dano Milk Extends Nutrition Support To 2000 Children At Edo IDP Camp

    …As Edo First Lady Commends Initiative In furtherance of its commitment to delivering impactful social investments in Nigeria, Arla Dano Milk has provided nutrition to over 2000 children at the Internally Displaced Persons Camp in Uguagolor near Benin-City, Edo State, Nigeria with the donation...