Tag: Humanitarian

Humanitarian Affairs Ministry to Partner USAID, World Bank on Women programmes

Henry Solomon- February 8, 2020

Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, says the ministry will partner USAID and the World Bank to finance ... Read More

First Lady, Aisha Buhari Collaborates with Saudi

Tanimu- January 28, 2020

The First Lady of Nigeria Hajiya Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for its humanitarian services in the North East Nigeria. ... Read More

Humanitarian Measures and Efforts Undertaken by Kingdom of Saudi Arabia During Qatari Crisis

Tanimu- September 8, 2019

The decision to cut off diplomatic and consular relations with Qatar was based on Saudi Arabia's sovereign rights guaranteed by international law and the protection ... Read More

PCNI and UN Hold Workshop on Revolutionizing Humanitarian Interventions – Alkasim Abdulkadir

Tanimu- December 6, 2018

The Presidential Committee on the North-East Initiative (PCNI) and the United Nations concluded a two-day workshop on the UN’s “New Way of Working” a widely ... Read More

PCNI champions Humanitarian-Development Nexus in the North East

Tanimu- October 9, 2018

On October 2, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) hosted a workshop on the Humanitarian Response Plan. The workshop which held ... Read More

Rann Repugnant Barbaric, Attacks on Aid and Humanitarian Workers

Tanimu- March 3, 2018

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has condemned in strong terms, the callous attack on humanitarian workers in Rann, ... Read More

Humanitarian Makeathon To Begin October In The North-East – FG

Henry Solomon- September 22, 2017

The Federal Government will begin a North-East focused Makeathon in October, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Vice President, Mr Laolu Akande, ... Read More

FG To Commence North-East Humanitarian Makeathon Next Month

Abdul Jimoh- September 21, 2017

President Buhari Asks Osinbajo To Sign The Appropriation Bill Into Law *Partners with Red Cross to attract innovative solutions & ideas to region’s challenges *Set to launch ... Read More

Cholera: Medical Organisation Confirms Death Of 48 Persons In Borno

Henry Solomon- September 19, 2017

A humanitarian medical organisation, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said about 48 persons have died of cholera since the outbreak of the disease last month in ... Read More

Osinbajo Constitutes Commission To Review Military Compliance With Human Rights Obligation

Henry Solomon- August 5, 2017

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, has appointed a 7-man Judicial Commission, to review compliance of the Nigerian Armed Forces with human rights obligations and rules of ... Read More

We Will Adhere To Mandate In Responding To Humanitarian Needs – NEMA

Tanimu- May 22, 2017

Sani Datti, Abuja: The Director General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) , Engr. Mustapha Maihaja has said the agency would adhere to its mandate ... Read More

Saraki Calls For Concerted International Efforts Against Terrorism

Henry Solomon- May 17, 2017

Senate President. Dr.Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called for a concerted international effort to tackle terrorism, poverty and illegal migration, even as he described the menace ... Read More

UN and 3 Other Countries Hold Donor Conference For Insurgent-Humanitarian Crisis In Norway

Tanimu- February 22, 2017

Isa Gusau, Abuja: Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima on Tuesday night arrived, Oslo in Norway where he is expected to speak as the United Nations ... Read More

UN Plans $22bn Humanitarian Aid in 2017

admin- December 5, 2016

The UN on Monday launched a record 22.2-billion-dollar humanitarian appeal for 2017 to help almost 93 million people hit by conflicts and natural disasters around ... Read More

Chibok Girls: President Buhari Commends Red Cross

Abdul Jimoh- October 17, 2016

President Buahri with ICRC President Mr Peter Maurer President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the role played by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) ... Read More

North East Spending Probe: There ‘ll Be No Cover-up, Says Saraki

Abdul Jimoh- October 13, 2016

Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has inaugurated the Senate Ad-hoc Committee to investigate the use of the fund that ... Read More

FG Issues Report On Intervention Efforts In The North East

Henry Solomon- September 1, 2016

Federal Government says it remains committed in its efforts to ensure that all IDPs are well catered for wherever they are. FG says that through ... Read More

Saraki Calls for Calm Over UN Humanitarian Convoy Attack-Seeks a Review of Security Situation

Abdul Jimoh- July 29, 2016

 - Calls on UN to resume activities Nigerian Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki Yusuph Olaniyonu; Abuja Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Friday called ... Read More

Troops Repel Ambush On Humanitarian Escort Convoy

Henry Solomon- July 29, 2016

Troops  returning from Bama on humanitarian escort duty, were ambushed enroute Maiduguri by suspected remnants of Boko Haram terrorists hiding in Meleri village, a few ... Read More

Chibok girls’ rescue a top priority at Turkey’s Summit – UN envoy

Abdul Jimoh- May 23, 2016

The United Nations (UN) has pledged that the Chibok girls’ rescue would be accorded a top priority at the World Humanitarian Summit holding in Istanbul ... Read More