Emergency Managers in Action

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said that 925 people in Isampou community, Kolokumo/Opokumo Local Government Area of Bayelsa have been displaced by erosion. In a statement issued in Yenagoa, NEMA said that the families and individuals were...

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Nigeria to send relief materials to Nigerian refugees in Cameroon

The Federal Government is considering sending relief materials to refugee camps in Cameroon where hundreds of Nigerian citizens take refuge from Boko Haram, the North East Zonal Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Muhammad Kanar, has revealed. Kanar said an inter-ministerial meeting had been organized by NEMA to work out modalities for bringing back the Nigerian refugees...

Nigeria’s War on Terror and National Pride – Chris Olukolade

INTRODUCTION On my first day at the Nigeria Military School, as my father dropped me off, he said to me, ”Well son, you have chosen to be a property of Nigeria, I wish you luck.” Then he patted my head and bade me good bye as I went on to be documented along with other boys. My father...

Troops Capture Boko Haram Hit List, Sketches …27 Killed in Hildi, Balmo Forest

Back to winning ways, which they lost in the fake cease fire agreement sometimes ago, Nigerian troops have captured documents containing a list of communities about to be attacked and sketches of the towns from fleeing terrorists in Adamawa State. In two separate operations...

FG Orders Release of Seized French Antonov Aircraft

The federal government has released the controversial Russia-made but French owned Antonov aircraft, which was impounded at Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano, Nigeria, enroute to N’Djamena, Chad. The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshall Adesola Amosu, disclosed...

Red Cross Appeals for Blood Donation

Having identified the dearth of blood for patients requiring urgent transfusion in hospitals, a Non-Governmental Organisation, Sant Nirankari Mission, in conjunction with the Red Cross Society of Nigeria,...

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Boko Haram: 30 women give birth at IDPs camp in Borno

No fewer than 30 preg­nant women among the displaced persons from some communities in Borno captured by Boko Haram and now taking refuge at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP’s) camps in Maiduguri, the state capital, have been delivered of their babies, an official said. Chairman, Committee on the IDP’s at the Government Girls Secondary School Maiduguri...

Mubi: NEMA Establishes 7 More IDP Camps, Registers 15,000 IDPs

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said on Sunday it had established seven new camps in Yola to accommodate Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from the recent attacks in Mubi, Adamawa State. Alhaji Muhammadu Kanar, its North-East...

Nigeria has 850,000 IDPs at relief camps, says NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has disclosed that there are currently 850 thousand Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at the various relief camps across the country. NEMA’s Northwest Coordinator Abdullahi Mohammed made...

Nigeria’s IDPs Stand at 743, 062 in September

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has recorded about 743,062 persons as internally displaced by conflicts and natural disasters in various parts of the country, the Director General of the agency, Muhammad Sani Sidi, has...

When Media and Stakeholders Colloborate Against Disasters

The need for constant collaborations and rational brainstorming on recurrent issues of natural and human-induced disaster in Nigeria was once again brought to fore, when the National Emergency Management...

Red Cross Appeals for N480m Emergency Fund

The Nigeria Red Cross has appealed for N480 million donations into an emergency fund to support intervention programmes for victims of insurgency in the Northeast. The overall objective of the emergency...

Red Cross Appeals for Blood Donation

Having identified the dearth of blood for patients requiring urgent transfusion in hospitals, a Non-Governmental Organisation, Sant Nirankari Mission, in conjunction with the Red Cross Society of Nigeria,...

Rescuers evacuate victims of Kantin Kwari blast and cordon off the area

Following the explosions at the Kantin Kwari Market area in Kano metropolis, rescue workers and security operatives have evacuated all persons affected by the blasts to hospitals and cordoned off the location...

Boko Haram: FG willing to rehabilitate North East – NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said the federal government was willing to do everything necessary to rehabilitate the several thousands of people affected by the Boko Haram insurgency...

No Order to Arrest Tambuwal- NSA … Police Also Denies Reports

The Office of National Security Adviser (ONSA) has described has unfair and a total falsehood the news report in some media that the National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki has ordered the arrest...

Crude price: EFCC, UN move against tax evasion, money laundering

Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde, has hinted that the falling of global oil prices are expected to discipline Nigerians on corruption and impact of tax...

Troops Nab Terrorists Cameramen

As the Nigerian troops continue to sustain their offensives against terrorists in North-Eastern Nigeria, more arrests have been made. Some of the recent arrest include professional cameramen for the terrorist...