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Ukraine, other conflicts push number of displaced persons above 100 million for first time

THE number of people forced to flee conflict, violence, human rights violations and persecution has now crossed the staggering milestone of 100 million for...

NHRC urges government to protect refugees, migrants, IDPs

THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the Nigerian government to take action towards the protection of refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)...

Sexual abuse thrives in Nigeria’s IDP camps with no recourse for victims

By Jennifer UGWA IN January 2018, Seseer Pauline, 23, fled her village in Tse-Usenda, Guma Local Government, Benue State after Fulani militant herders attacked her...
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Buhari approves creation of databank for people living with disabilities, IDPs and others

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the creation and implementation of  database of People Living With Disabilities (PLWD), Internal Displaced Persons (IDPs) and less privileged...

Homeless and hopeless: IDPs in Abuja face second eviction from temporary homes

Internally displaced persons resident in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja are finding it more difficult to get by during the COVID period. Ihuoma CHIDOZIE visited six IDP camps in the FCT to report about the condition of living of this vulnerable group.

FACT-CHECK: Has Buhari government recovered all local councils taken over by Boko Haram in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa?

President Buhari’s claim that all local government areas in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe have been recovered from Boko Haram insurgents and re-occupied by residents turns out to be FALSE.
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Daystar Christian Centre releases N10m donation to UNHCR for displaced persons

NIGERIAN Church, Daystar Christian Centre on Tuesday donated a sum of N10 million to support people displaced by the insurgency in the country and other...

Northeast is steering towards another deadly cholera, humanitarian body warns

THE Norwegian Refugee Council has raised a warning on an imminent deadly cholera outbreak to occur in the northeastern states of Nigeria due to...


Privatisation council approves fast-tracking concession of Zungeru power plant

THE National Council on Privatisation has approved the fast-tracking of the work plan for the concession of the Zungeru...

Court jails Senator Nwaoboshi for seven years over money laundering

THE Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal has sentenced a serving Senator, Peter Nwaoboshi, to seven years in...

Nigeria-UK Migration Agreement: Smugglers, illegal migrants to face maximum sentence, deportation

THE United Kingdom government has signed a new migration agreement with Nigeria that will deter illegal migration, the Home...

Buhari condemns Shiroro attack, asks Nigerians to pray for safe return of abducted victims

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has condemned Thursday's terrorist attack in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, describing it as...

Court orders NIMC, NIS to release kidney donor’s biodata to Ekweremadu

A FEDERAL High Court in Abuja has ordered the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and the Nigeria Immigration Service...
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