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Flood submerges over 140 communities in Delta

Flood

The ravaging flood has submerged over 140 coastal communities in Delta State destroying property worth billions of Naira. The most affected communities are from Warri South-west, Warri North, Ndokwa West, Ndokwa East, Oshimili South, Ughelli south and north, Burutu, Patani, Isoko south, Aniocha South and Bomadi Local Government Area of the state The ravaged communities include; Ofonibeinghan, Bomadi, Patani, Agoloma, ...

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Indimi Foundation supports IDPs in Borno with 200 Housing Units

IDPs

The Mohammed Indimi Foundation on Tuesday donated 200 housing units to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Bama and Gamboru-Ngala Local Government Areas of Borno, to accelerate rehabilitation and resettlement of persons displaced by Boko Haram insurgency. Alhaji Mohammed Indimi, Chairman of the Foundation, made the disclosure at the inauguration of the projects at the Government House, Maiduguri. Indimi disclosed that ...

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Dangote delivers N2 billion housing units for IDPs

Dangote

200 Housing Units – The Dangote village is a self-sufficient set of 200 housing units worth N2 billion, with school, hospital, irrigation and poultry farms among others, to enable the occupants make a living. Dangote also gave each of the beneficiary N100,000 to start a new life. The foundation’s chairman, Aliko Dangote, said about N7 billion has been donated to ...

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Borno Government takes over road rehabilitation

Borno

Borno state government has taken over the construction of the 34km Damboa- Chibok- Mbalala federal road, which was neglected by present administrations in southern part of the state. The government has also embarked on massive reconstruction and rehabilitation of the dilapidated Biu- Azare – Shaffa- Garkida federal highway linking Gombi local government area of Adamawa state, which was constructed more ...

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How Lagos Can Be Saved From Flood Disasters

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)

The issue of flooding has worsened considerably in Lagos in recent times to the extent that a man was spotted paddling his canoe on the popular Ahmadu Bello way in Victoria Island only last month. In this article, we look at possible ways Lagos flood disasters can be avoided. Following the flood than overran the Island and Lekki area of ...

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156,453 houses destroyed by Boko Haram in Borno

156,453 houses destroyed by Boko Haram in Borno

The Guardian reports that Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno, on Wednesday, said Boko Haram insurgents destroyed 156,453 houses in the state. The governor made this known in Maiduguri when he received a donation of building materials and food items by the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons. The commission donated bundles of roofing sheets, wheelbarrows, cartons of ...

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FG launches ‘Operation Back Home’ for IDPs

FG launches ‘Operation Back Home’ for IDPs

Reports show that the Federal Government is ready to return all internally displaced persons (IDPs) to their homes, in a move termed ‘Operation Back Home’, that would see the return of over two million IDPs to their original homes. Vanguard reports that the newly-appointed Federal Commissioner in charge of the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, NCFRMI, ...

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Saraki Commends EFCC For Investigating Diversion of IDP Camp’s relief

IDP camp's relief

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday applauded the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for investigating and arresting a contractor who diverted 60 trucks of grains that were allocated to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno State by the federal government. In a statement by Saraki’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, on the ...

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NEMA Pleads With IDPs Not To Sell Relief Materials

NEMA Pleads With IDPs Not To Sell Relief Materials

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has advised Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Adamawa not to sell relief materials donated to them by the agency and other donor organizations. The State Camp Coordinator of NEMA, Sa’ad Bello, gave the advice in Yola, Adamawa State. Bello said the advice became necessary as some beneficiaries of relief materials sold the items. He ...

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IDPs: 1,500 Women Give Birth In Camps

IDPs in New Kuchigworo camp, Abuja, accuses leaders of selling some of the items donated to them

News Agency of Nigeria reports that no fewer than 1,500 women gave birth in 28 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Borno in 2015, the State Primary Health Care Management Board said on Sunday in Maiduguri. The Executive Secretary of the Board, Sule Mene, told NAN that the deliveries were recorded between January 2015 and January 2016. The women are ...

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