MCRP Sensitizes IDPs on Unexplored Ordnance in Borno

The Borno State Multi-Sectoral Crisis Recovery Project in collaboration with Ivanovo Global Partners has organized a five-day sensitization campaign on Mine Awareness and unexploded ordinance devices to internally displaced persons in the State. Aimed at educating the displaced persons preparatory to their return home, the training will also enlighten them on the inherent on dangers […]

PCNI and MCRP Borno Distribute NFIs to 1,743 Households in 10 Communities, Sets GRM Mechanism in Motion

The Presidential Committee on the North-East Initiative (PCNI) and the Borno State Multi-Sectoral Crisis Recovery Project (MCRP) team have distributed non-food items to nearly two thousand households across ten village units in Tungushe town of Konduga local government. Launching the distribution, the Technical Coordinator and Project Manager Baba Zanna Abdulkarim said the programme was flagged […]

FAO Targets 8,100 Displaced Families in The North-East Under Micro-Gardening Scheme

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said it targeted 8,100 families displaced by the Boko Harm insurgency under its Micro-Gardening scheme in the North-East. Mr Patrick David, FAO’s Acting Representative in Nigeria, made this known during a review visit of the programme in the region on Thursday. David said the scheme was designed to enhance […]

IDPs Laud UNHCR’s livelihood Support Programme

Some displaced persons in Bama town of Borno have commended the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), over the implementation of livelihood support programme in support of persons displaced by the ‘Boko Haram’ insurgency in the Northeast. A cross section of the displaced persons told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in separate interviews […]

Partners Deliberate on Return of IDPs to Liberated Communities – @NePcni

After a brief hiatus, the Monthly Coordination Forum of the Presidential Committee on the North East Initiative (PCNI) returned on Thursday, September 27, 2018 with an edition convened to discuss the formulation of a comprehensive strategy for the safe, voluntary and dignified return of displaced persons in the North East to their communities. The event […]

Human Right Violation Records Reaches 1M in 2 Years – NHRC

The National Human Right Commission (NHRC), on Saturday, said it recorded about one million cases of human rights violations in the country between 2017 and 2018. Mr. Anthony Ojukwu, the NHRC Executive Secretary, disclosed this in an interview with newsmen at a Judicial Actors Coalition meeting in Maiduguri. Ojukwu attributed the numerous cases recorded to […]

Presidential Committee on North East Initiative to Ensure Safe Return of Displaced Persons to Liberated Communities

Alkasim Abdulkadir, Abuja: The Presidential Committee on the Northeast Initiative (PCNI) has adopted proactive measures to accelerate the successful safe and voluntary resettlement of persons displaced by the insurgency in the northeast region. The PCNI Vice Chairman, Mr. Tijjani Tumsah, disclosed this on July 12, in Maiduguri, Borno State. He also said that the Committee […]

[email protected] Supports Adamawa IDPs to resume Farming

Alkasim Abdulkadir, Yola: Years after their enforced flight from their homes due to the insurgency, about 4000 farming households in Adamawa State have received free farm inputs from the federal government to resume crop production. At the height of the conflict about three years ago, communities in northern Adamawa which borders Borno State were severely […]

Breakdown of Over 35,000 IDPs That Returned to Communities in Northern Borno

Alkasim Abdulkadir, Abuja: Over 35,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) have returned to their ancestral homes in Borno North in the last two weeks. This was disclosed by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai in an address during the closing ceremony of the 2018 Nigerian Army Day Celebration (NADCEL). Mr Buratai said the […]

2,000 Internally Displaced Persons Return Home to Guzamala

Alkasim Abdulkadir, Abuja: According to the Nigerian Army, about 2,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) who have been living in the Bakassi IDP Camp in Maiduguri have returned to their homes in Guzamala Local Government Area of Borno State. This was disclosed in a statement released by Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu, Deputy Director Public Relations of Theatre […]