Posts Tagged ‘IDP’s’

Borno Govt. promises IDPs would return in 2018

The Deputy Gov. of  Borno , Usman Durkwa  says strategies are being put in place to  ensure that the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state return to their communities before the first quarter of 2018. Durkwa told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri on Sunday, that there were still a handful of […]

IDPs’ Plight as Terrorists’ Latest Weapon

Bukar Raheem One really wonders why some people still can not stand the fact that their doomsday predictions for Nigeria failed. Despite glaring realities, said group of people choose to disbelieve the fact that the Nigerian military, indeed, is the best. This is evidenced in the incontrovertible fact that they, the Nigerian military, have been […]

DIVERSION OF IDP FUNDS | Senate vows to unmask culprits

The Senate Ad-Hoc Committee on the Hu­manitarian Crisis in the North East has vowed to un­ravel the massive corruption allegedly perpetrated by public officials saddled with the man­agement of the North East hu­manitarian crisis. Chairman of the ad-hoc committee, Sen Shehu Sani disclosed this in Maiduguri during a courtesy visit to Gov­ernor Kashim Shettima after […]

My Donations to IDP’s cannot be stolen because I monitor them from my Bedroom – Aisha Buhari

Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, says her donation to internally displaced persons (IDPs) cannot be mismanaged because she monitors them from her bedroom. Aisha made this statement during an interview she granted to Your View, a show on TV Continental. She also said her project on IDPs had not received any cash donations, […]

Female IDPs Are Being Exploited Sexually Says HRW, Buhari Expresses Shock, Orders Investigation

A report by Human Rights Watch has said that Nigerian Government officials have been raping and exploiting female Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) living in the Borno camps owing to the Boko Haram insurgency. The report which was  published Monday morning accused the government of not doing enough to protect affected women or punish the officials […]

OP-ED | Tales From Kuchingoro

Was at the IDP Camp last Saturday to offer hope to the distraught. One particular fellow who gave his name as Gwoza left me with a broken spirit. He was thin like an  estate  street light pole. His sunken and unfocused eyes were like pieces of broken bottle in a freezer. His face was black […]