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DAPCHI: Borno Government orders indefinite closure of boarding schools

Dapchi

The Borno State Government has approved the closure of all boarding secondary schools located outside Maiduguri, the state capital following the recent attack on Dapchi village of Yobe state by Boko Haram gunmen during which about 100 schoolgirls were abducted. The state government said it took this far reaching decision after an expanded Security Council meeting of all security, government ...

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Muhammadu Indimi Foundation builds N600m housing estate for IDPs

Muhammadu Indimi Foundation

“The Muhammadu Indimi Foundation, a humanitarian organisation founded by Alhaji Muhammadu Indimi, the Executive Chairman of Oriental Energy Resources Limited, has announced the construction of a N600m solar-powered village consisting of 100 units of 3-room houses for persons displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency in Borno State.”- PM News To flag off the project, more than 100 dignitaries in Borno State gathered ...

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Borno completes 32, 290 housing units for IDPs

Borno completes 32, 290 housing units for IDPs

“To facilitate the return of about two million Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in Borno State, the State Government has announced that it is completing the “reconstruction and renovations” of 32, 290 housing units in seven affected council areas of the state.”- The Guardian The local councils include; Bama, Gwoza, Konduga, Damboa, Kaga, Chibok and Mobbar, a border council area with ...

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Fire kills two children in Borno IDPs camp

Borno IDP camp

“Two children have died in a fire incident in an internally displaced persons (IDPs) camp in Jere Local Government Area of Borno State.”- Punch Punch also reports that at least 400 families reportedly lost their homes as a result of the disaster at the camp which was located few kilometres from Maiduguri, the state capital. The News Agency of Nigeria ...

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IDPs: Borno To Provide Free Primary Education To 23,000 Displaced Orphans

Internally displaced persons

The Borno Government says it will offer nursery and primary school scholarships to 23,000 orphans taking refuge in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in the state. Ahmed Satomi, the Chairman, State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, disclosed this on Sunday in Maiduguri in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria. Mr. Satomi said the gesture was aimed at catering for ...

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NHRC Decries Neglect Of 4,000 IDPs In Taraba

NHRC Decries Neglect Of 4,000 IDPs In Taraba

The Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, has decried the neglect of no fewer than 4,723 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at various locations in Taraba. A statement issued by the commission’s Deputy Director, Protection and Investigations, Lambert Oparah, on Sunday in Abuja said that Mr. Angwe made this known while on an official visit in Taraba. The statement said ...

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IDPs Pray For Indimi, Dangote, Atiku At Adamawa’s Food Distribution Centres

IDPs Pray For Indimi, Dangote, Atiku At Adamawa’s Food Distribution Centres

Internally displaced persons in Adamawa State who received food and relief items in December put religious and sectarian differences aside to thank their benefactors and pray for them. At Churches and Mosques in Jimeta-Yola, and at other distribution points in the seven Local Government Areas most hit by the insurgency, grateful IDPs offered prayers for the donors, as well as ...

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NEMA recorded 410 births, 187 marriages at IDP camps in 2 months – official

Internally displaced persons

The National Emergency Management Agency says over 410 births and 187 marriages were recorded at Internally Displaced Persons Camps in Borno and Adamawa in August and September. This is contained in a statement issued by NEMA and made available on Wednesday in Abuja. The statement quoted Muhammad Sani-Sidi, the Director-General of NEMA, as disclosing this when members of “Bring Back ...

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Borno to construct 2,500 family shelters for IDPs in “two weeks”

Borno to construct 2,500 shelters for IDPs “in two weeks”

The Borno State Government on Thursday inaugurated the construction of 2,500 family shelters for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) taking refuge in public schools in Maiduguri. The Commissioner for Education, Inuwa Kubo, said at the Bakasi IDP camp that the shelters would be constructed by international donor organizations led by the UNHCR. He said the construction of the shelters would last ...

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Lagos donates N150 million to Adamawa, Borno, Yobe for displaced persons

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The Lagos State government last Wednesday donated N50million each to Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe states to assist them in the rehabilitation of Internally Displaced Persons in the North East. The governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, presented cheques to the benefiting state governments at the briefing room of the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, after the Council of State’s meeting. “Lagos ...

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