Tag: Refugees

Cameroonian Refugees Benefit from Cataract Surgeries – OSN

Henry Solomon- September 5, 2019

No fever than 200 Cameroonian refugees benefited from the free cataract surgeries carried out by the Opthalmological Society of Nigeria (OSN). The OSN offered the ... Read More

NEMA Receives 326 Nigerians from Libya

Henry Solomon- March 1, 2019

At least, 326 stranded Nigerians in Libya have arrived Nigeria, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said. Alhaji Idris Muhammed, Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office ... Read More

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

Henry Solomon- August 11, 2018

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 ... Read More

91, 000 Nigerian Refugees in Cameroon to Return in July

Tanimu- June 27, 2018

Alkasim Abdulkadir, Abuja: The Federal Government says it will commence the voluntary repatriation of over 91,000 Nigerian refugees from Cameroon in July. Hajiya Sadiya Farouk, ... Read More

Boko Haram: U.S. Announces $102m Assistance For Nigeria

Abdul Jimoh- June 8, 2018

The U.S. Government has announced 102 million dollars (about 3.7 billion naira) in additional humanitarian assistance for Nigeria to address the sufferings of people affected by ... Read More

Presidency Reacts To Cameroun’s Alleged Deportation of Nigerian Refugees

Tanimu- September 29, 2017

Abdur-Rahman Balogun, Abuja: Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora has described the alleged mass forced return of ... Read More

Nigerian Wins UNHCR 2017 Award

Henry Solomon- September 18, 2017

A Nigerian, Mr Zannah Mustapha, the Director, Future Prowess Islamic Foundation School, has won the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) 2017 Nansen Refugees Award, ... Read More

UN Applauds Cameroon’s Generosity Towards Nigerian Refugees

Henry Solomon- August 9, 2017

The UN Deputy Secretary-General, Ms Amina Mohammed, has commended Cameroon for its generosity towards the Nigerian refugees who fled to the country to escape the ... Read More

Tell Magazine Declares Kashim Shettima Governor Of The Year

Henry Solomon- May 14, 2017

Foremost Nigerian based Magazine, Tell has ‎announced Kashim Shettima of Borno State as its 2016 Governor of the Year ahead of the first edition of ... Read More

Japan Contributes $903,000 To North East Emergency Programme

Henry Solomon- March 30, 2017

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the Government of Japan has contributed $903,000 to assist the organisation in its Emergency Programme in the crisis-affected North-East ... Read More

Nigerian Refugees Forcefully Returned From Cameroon

Tanimu- March 30, 2017

Sadiya U. Farouk: The National Commission For Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons has Condemned the forceful return of Nigerian refugees from Cameroon which is ... Read More

Saraki Urges NGOs To Partner Govt To Ease Bottlenecks In The North-East

Henry Solomon- January 30, 2017

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has advised all humanitarian agencies and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) operating in the Northeast region of the country to always ... Read More

News Summary: President Buhari Challenges World Leaders On IDP’S, BHT Ambush Military Escort And All You Need Know Today 20-9-2016

admin- September 20, 2016

President Buhari Challenges World Leaders On IDP'S Nigeria has warned that unless there is collective resolve by world leaders to develop more effective strategies in ... 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

Nigeria Has Resolve To Safely Return Refugees From Neighbouring Countries – NEMA

Henry Solomon- August 19, 2016

As the World marks 2016 Humanitarian Day, Nigeria has decided to return its citizens taking refuge in the neighbouring countries safely and in dignified manner. ... Read More

US Releases $240m Humanitarian Aid Plan For Displaced Persons

Henry Solomon- April 13, 2016

The U.S. Government has announced the release of about $240million (about N76.8billion) as development and humanitarian assistance to displaced persons across the Lake Chad Basin. ... Read More

Rebuilding Of North Eastern Communities Affected By Insurgency Gets Significant Boost

Henry Solomon- April 6, 2016

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, says hope is rising for the return of millions of internally displaced Nigerians to their homes and communities as the planning ... Read More

Over 6000 Nigerians From Niger Arrive Yobe State, NEMA Screens And Profiles Returnees

Henry Solomon- May 13, 2015

Mohammed Abdulkadir   Over six thousand Nigerians evacuated from Niger Republic have arrived Geidam, Yobe State to begin homeward journey to their respective states of ... Read More

Nasarawa Government Commence Rehabilitation of Some Communities Hit By Communal Crisis

Henry Solomon- October 29, 2014

By Joshua Ojito Nasarawa State Government has commenced the process of rehabilitating some communities hit by the renewed communal crises in some parts of the ... Read More