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April, 2020

  • 25 April

    IDP, Two Others Test Positive For COVID-19 In Borno

    An Internally Displaced Person (IDP), and two other positive cases of Coronavirus have been confirmed in Borno, taking the toll in the state to 15. Read Also: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Toll Exceeds 1,000 As NCDC Confirms 114 New Cases The IDP was identified during contact tracing of an earlier confirmed case, and …

May, 2019

  • 6 May

    Benue Govt Investigates Rape Allegation At IDP Camps

    The Benue State Government says it is investigating allegations of rape of victims at the Internally Displaced Camps. This follows the rising menace of rape and gender-based violence wrought against female IDPs often resulting in unwanted pregnancies. A victim who craved anonymity told Channels Television said a female member of …

April, 2019

  • 3 April

    Air Force Dismisses Officer For Raping Teenage IDP

    Martins Owerem of the Nigerian Air Force has been dismissed from the force by a court martial after he was found guilty of raping a 14-year-old Internally Displaced Person (IDP). Owerem was said to have arrested three girls while he was officer in charge of special force battalion near Bakassi …

February, 2019

  • 2 February

    How Boko Haram Killed 60 After Soldiers Abandoned Rann – AI

    Amnesty International on Friday said about 60 people were killed during a recent Boko Haram attack in Rann in Borno State. In a statement on Friday, the organisation said it gathered from satellite images that “hundreds of structures” were burnt down during the attack which occurred in January. TheCable reports …

October, 2018

  • 13 October

    Katsina To Close Down IDP Camp

    The Katsina State Government has given five days notice for the closure of the Internally Displaced Persons Camp, IDP, in Jibia Local Government of the state. Haruna Rigoji, Executive Secretary, Katsina State Emergency Management Agency, disclosed this during the distribution of relief materials to the remaining IDPs who are victims …

September, 2018

  • 15 September

    Flooding: Anambra Advises Residents To Relocate To IDP Camps

    The Anambra Government has advised people living in flood-prone areas to immediately relocate to approved Internally Displaced Persons, IDP, centres across the state. Anambra State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, announced within the week that it had established 28 camps across the state for possible flood victims. In a statement on …

July, 2018

  • 15 July

    IDPs Stone Lalong In Jos

    Gov Simon Lalong of Plateau’s convoy was on Saturday attacked by Internally Displaced Persons in Jos. The incident occurred when he visited one of the camps at Zawan to  donate relief materials. Stones were thrown at the governor’s car and the vehicles of his entourage that included his Deputy,  Prof.  Sonni …

April, 2018

  • 17 April

    Displaced Persons Stone Gov. Al-Makura’s Convoy

    Some Internally Displaced Persons Tuesday stoned the convoy of Nasarawa state governor, Umaru Al-Makura at Agwatashi, Obi Local Government Area. The governor was on a visit to the IDP camp and was heckled while trying to address the inhabitants, who sang derogatory songs. Angered, the governor left the camp, but …

  • 15 April

    Mobile Policeman “Shoots Pregnant Woman To Death”

    A mobile policeman has allegedly shot dead a pregnant woman at the camp for Internally Displaced Persons, IDP, at Daudu, Guma Local Government Area of Benue State. Two others were said to be shot and in critical conditions. Tribune identified the pregnant woman as Queen Zoho and said she was …

February, 2018

  • 17 February

    Police Arrest 10 For Burning IDPs’ Houses

    The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested 10 people for allegedly setting ablaze the houses deserted by the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in Nasarawa/Benue border towns. Idirisu Kennedy, Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in Nasarawa, stated this on Saturday while addressing newsmen at the command headquarters in Lafia. According to …

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