• NEMA: Over 29,000 displaced Nigerians return from neighbouring countries

    NEMA: Over 29,000 displaced Nigerians return from neighbouring countries

    No fewer than 29, 581 Nigerians who fled their communities in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states as result of insurgent activities to Republic of Niger and Cameroun have voluntarily returned.

    This is contained in a published report of humanitarian relief intervention by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) which was released recently.

    The report said that 13,046 Nigerian returnees returned from Niger Republic in May, 2015 and were received in Geidam, Yobe State while Between April and December, 2015 NEMA received about […]

  • We’ll restore confidence in displaced persons – Buhari assures

    We’ll restore confidence in displaced persons – Buhari assures

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja said his administration will restore confidence in Internally Displaced Persons by fast-tracking their voluntary return, rehabilitation and reintegration into the society.

    Receiving the outgoing Egyptian Ambassador to Nigeria, Asharaf Abdelkader Salama, at State House, President Buhari commended Egypt for identifying with challenges confronting the country, especially the plight of IDPs, which has remained a topmost priority for the Nigerian Government.

    He said: “The displaced persons want to go back to their homes.

    “They want to resume […]