IDPs

Boko Haram attacks Cameroon IDP camp, kills 16

Fighters from the Boko Haram jihadist group killed at least 16 people in an attack on a camp for displaced people in northern Cameroon, an official said Sunday. “The toll is currently 16 dead, it is clear that it was Boko Haram that was responsible,” local mayor Mahamat Chetima Abba told AFP following the overnight […]

Bama: Zulum revokes allocations on empty estate, reallocates to homeless IDPs

Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, on Monday, revoked all allocations of houses that have remained unoccupied at Indimi Estate for more than a year, in Bama Local Government Area. Zulum said since it was obvious that those given the houses do not need them, internally displaced persons (IDPs), many of whom live in government […]

Katsina evacuates IDPs to Niger Republic, local councils

Katsina State government said it has commenced the evacuation and returning of all Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) taking refuge across the state capital including those from the Niger Republic. The state commissioner of sports and social development, Sani Danlami, who revealed this on Tuesday, said most of the IDPs are not real IDPs but people […]

‘How insurgents terrorised us every day’ – Female Boko Haram survivors recount ordeal

Editor’s note: Women and children are usually the worse hit during wars and conflicts as was experienced during the reign of terror by the Boko Haram insurgents in the North-east. In this report captures the experiences of female survivors of the sect’s onslaught in Borno state, who despite their experiences remain optimistic that the situation…

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Returning from the Land of Jihad: The Fate of Women Associated with Boko Haram

Editor’s note: The International Crisis Group’s special report noted that women are streaming home from Boko Haram’s domain in north-eastern Nigeria, with some having escaped captivity and others having left jihadist husbands behind. The state should safeguard these women from abuse, so that they stay in government-held areas and encourage men to come back as…

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Hunger: Children in Bauchi IDPs camp feed on onion leaves

Intense hunger as a result of inadequacy of food items in an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in the outskirts of Bauchi, has forced children to feed on onion leaves for survival. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondents, who visited the camp, located about two km from Rindebin community in Bauchi Local Government Area, reports […]

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Presidential election result: Governorship candidate ejects IDPs living in his houses for voting Buhari

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Zamfara State, Alhaji Sani Shinkafi, on Wednesday confirmed that he has ejected all displaced persons taking shelter in his houses in Shinkafi for voting the APC in Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections. Shinkafi made the confirmation in Gusau at a news conference organized […]

Presidential election result: Governorship candidate ejects IDPs living in his houses for voting Buhari

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