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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro UNICEF, Mercy Corps, Others Indicted For Embezzling $20BN Earmarked For IDPs – Information Nigeria

    International NGOs Monitoring Bureau, an organization that track the activities of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), has indicted UNICEF, Mercy Corps and other international NGOs for embezzling donor funds earmarked for Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs. The Bureau made these shocking...
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhari Vows to End Banditry, Kidnapping – Thisdaylive

    President Muhammadu Buhari has told Nigerians displaced as a result of banditry and insurgency that the federal government is doing everything humanely possible to end the menace bedeviling the North-west region and other parts of the country. He said wednesday … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
  3. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigerian Troops, Boko Haram Insurgents In Fierce Gun Battle Over Attack On Borno IDP Camp – Sahara Reporters

    The Nigerian troops have repelled an attempt by Boko Haram Terrorists to overrun Dalori internally displaced persons (IDP) Camp in Maiduguri on Thursday night, security sources said to SaharaReporters. A reliable source noted that hundreds of the IDPs … Read more via Sahara Reporters –...
  4. Nigeria World News

    World ECOWAS Parliament: 2.1m Displaced by Boko Haram in Nigeria – Thisdaylive

    The Secretary General of ECOWAS Parliament, Mr. John Azumah, has said that 40 per cent of the total 70 million refugees in the world are drawn from the 16 West African nations with Boko Haram insurgency displacing 1.2 million Nigerians alone. Azumah, who spoke yesterday … Read more via...
  5. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Boko Haram: New UN report highlights worsening humanitarian disaster in Nigeria – Premium Times Nigeria

    The internally displaced people’s population in North-eastern Nigeria is expanding, according to a new United Nations’ report, spotlighting the unabating humanitarian disaster precipitated by the Boko Haram terrorism in the region. At the end of 2018, there were 2.2 million internally...
  6. Nigeria Business News

    Business Cadbury Partners UNHCR – Thisdaylive

    Cadbury Nigeria Plc has announced a donation of Bournvita, a non-alcoholic beverage, to some internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Nigeria. This was done in collaboration with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR). In a statement, the company’s Corporate and Government...
  7. Nigeria Metro News

    Borno IDPs Protest Shortage Of Food In Camps (Video, Photos) – Nairaland

    Borno IDPs protest shortage of food in camps.... Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  8. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro INEC Designates 8 Camps as Voting Centres for 400,000 IDPs in Borno – Thisdaylive

    The Independent National Electoral Commision ( INEC ) has designated eight camps as voting centres for over 400,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Borno to exercise their franchise in the forthcoming elections. The camps will represent each of the eight local governments, where...
  9. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Federal government donates relief materials to IDPs in Zamfara – TODAY.NG

    The Federal Government has donated relief materials worth millions of naira to Internally Displaced Persons in five Local Government Areas in Zamfara. The Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, Hajiya Sadiya Farouk, presented the...
  10. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Grass-cutting Scandal: Buhari orders prosecution of Babachir Lawal – Osinbajo – Premium Times Nigeria

    Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo said on Sunday that Babachir Lawal would be prosecuted for allegedly stealing money earmarked for the displaced victims of Boko Haram insurgency. The vice-president said President Muhammadu Buhari had prevailed on anti-corruption agencies to prepare criminal...
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro UNESCO: Boko Haram Killed 2,300 Teachers, Destroyed 1,000 Schools – Thisdaylive

    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has said Boko Haram has killed 2,300 teachers in the North-east since the start of the insurgency in 2009. In the 2018 UNESCO global education monitoring report (GEM), the UN agency said 19,000 teachers have been...
  12. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro 5 Months After, 30,000 Plateau IDPs Await Soothing Balm – Leadership Newspaper

    As Plateau state government receives report of the technical committee on the modalities for the return of the over 30,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the state to their various communities... Read more via Leadership Newspaper – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  13. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Lalong pledges relocation of IDPs to ancestral homes – Newtelegraph

    Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has pledge to immediately relocate internally displaced persons (IDPs) to their ancestral homes before the end of this year. Lalong said his administration was desirous and committed towards ensuring that peace was achieved permanently in the state, as he...
  14. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro How we outsmarted Boko Haram to become undergraduates — Survivors – Vanguard News Nigeria

    For John Ayuba, Nathan Ibrahim and Marcus Ali, all inmates of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Uhogua in Ovia North East Local Government Area of Edo State, life has somewhat been good to them. For years, the trios, from Gwoza Local Government … Read more via Vanguard News...
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    Metro Osinbajo directs NEMA to supply building materials for Niger IDPs – PM NEWS Nigeria

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has directed the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to supply building materials for resettlement of Internally Displaced Persons from Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger state. He gave the directives when he visited the IDP’s camp in … Read more via...
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    Metro We Miss Our Ancestral Homes – Sokoto IDPs – Leadership Newspaper

    Since their villages were attacked in July by yet to be apprehended gunmen, leading to the death of over 40 people in Sokoto State, the survivors, though taking refuge in an Internally Displaced Persons camp, said they are still in shock. ... Read more via Leadership Newspaper –...
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    Metro IDP Woman Delivers Quadruplet In Zamfara – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    A 33-year-old, Zainab Salisu, an internally displaced person (IDP) in Maradun camp, Zamfara, has been delivered of a set of quadruplets, two males and two females. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mrs Salisu, who hailed from Gidan Dan-Guntu village in Maradun District, … Read...
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    Politics Ortom Seeks Support for over 50,000 Displaced Persons in Benue Camps – Thisdaylive

    Governor, Samuel Ortom has called on the United Nations, other international bodies and civil society organisations to support over 500, 000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Benue State. The governor made call yesterday on the occasion of this year’s World Humanitarian Day. He described...
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    Metro MSF launches emergency aid after dozens of children die in NE Nigeria – Topix News

    Doctors Without Borders said Friday it was providing emergency help after 33 children died in a camp housing people displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria.... Read more via Nigeria News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro 5 Children Die at Sokoto IDPs Camp – Thisdaylive

    At least five children have lost their lives at the internally displaced persons (IDPs) camp in Gandi town of Rabah Local Government Area of Sokoto State. Chairman of the Sokoto State Zakkat and Endowment Commission and a member of the State Committee on Internally Displaced … Read more via...