News - National Emergency Management Agency

 

Government Must Devise Ways To Check Flood Disasters In Parts Of The Country - Bukar

4 years ago /
Environment  Nation 

The three tiers of Government in Nigeria must devise ways to check flood disasters in parts of the country. The senator representing Daura senatorial zone in the National Assembly, Mustapha Bukar made the call when the National Emergency Management Agency visited Daura to flag off the distribution of relief materials to...

NEMA Distributes Relief Materials To Over 2,000 Flood Victims

4 years ago /
Nation 

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Monday in Daura, Katsina State, distributed relief materials to no fewer than 2,000 flood-disaster victims. The NEMA Director-General, Mr Muhammad Sani-Sidi, who handed over the materials to the victims, said the flood had affected seven local government areas of the state. According to him, the...

FG Reaffirms Commitment To IDPs

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government says it will not spare any effort that will assist in quickly resettling all persons displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency in the north-eastern zone of the country. The zonal coordinator, Abuja office of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Ishaya Chonoko, gave the reassurance during a scheduled...

Akwa Ibom: FG Provides Relief Materials To Support Victims

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has provided relief materials to support the rehabilitation of victims of communal crisis in Etimbok village in Ibiono-Ibom Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. The Director General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Mohammed Sani-Sidi who said this while presenting the items at the weekend said the...

FG Take Over IDP Camps In Borno

4 years ago /
Nation 

The federal government has began distribution of clothing and textile materials to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Maiduguri to signify the official takeover of the IDPs camps by the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA. Addressing the displaced persons at the camp in Federal Technical College, Maiduguri, the Director General of...

FG On Food For IDPs

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has taken over the full responsibility for the provision of foodstuffs to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) who are sheltered in 22 locations and those staying in host communities in Maiduguri, Borno State. Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Muhammad Sani Sidi said the decision was...

 

UN To Cater For Rescued Women, Children

4 years ago /
Nation 

The United Nations has assured rescued women and children of social, psychological and health supports before they reintegrate with their families.  The UN resident coordinator in Nigeria, Dauda Toure, made the pledge at the weekend during an interaction with Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at Malkohi camp, Yola. The UN President coordinator told...

 

House Of Representative Begin Investigation On The Killings Of 53 People

4 years ago /
Nation  Politics  Security 

House Of Representative Begin Investigation On The Killings Of 53 People Nigeria’s House Of Representative has mandated its committee on defence, army and human rights to investigate the alleged killings of 53 people by men of the Nigerian army in Wase local area government area of Plateau state. The motion which was...

 

FG Donates Building Materials To Displaced Persons In Cross River State

4 years ago /
Environment 

The federal government has approved the distribution of building materials to support the rehabilitation and resettlement of nearly 4000 persons displaced by flood and landslide in Agwagune community of Biase Local Government Area of Cross River state. Presenting the items, Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Mohammed Sani-Sidi,...

 

FG Motivates Troops With Food Items

4 years ago /
Nation 

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the distribution of food items to support families of soldiers in active service at the frontline in Adamawa, Yobe and Borno states. A federal government delegation which presented the items to the military commands in Yola and Maiduguri, said the items were approved to appreciate the...

 

FCT Christian Association On Violence - Free Polls

4 years ago /
Nation  Religion 

The chairman of the Christian association of Nigeria, FCT chapter, reverend Israel Akanji and his counterpert in the Jama’ Atu Nisri Islam, Tamin Yusuf, have warned politicians and their supporters from fueling the embers of violence ahead of the country’s general elections. The religious leaders were speaking in Abuja on Tuesday...

Insurgency: President Jonathan Approves The Setting Up Of A Committee On Returnees

4 years ago /
Nation 

President Goodluck Jonathan has given approval for the setting up of a committee to begin assessment of communities in Adamawa state liberated from Boko Haram insurgents with a view to assisting returnees to rebuild their lives. The Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA Muhammad Sani Idi, said the...

Scientific Report Records 2014 As Hottest Year Since 1880 – NEMA DG

4 years ago /
Environment 

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said on Tuesday that researches by two U.S. agencies had recored 2014 as the hottest year since 1880. The NEMA Director-General, Alhaji Muhammad Sani-Sidi, made this known on Tuesday in Abuja during a stakeholders platform for Disaster Risk Reduction. The two-day stakeholders platform was organised by...

B’Haram Plans Attacks With Explosive-Laden Goats, Camels – FG

4 years ago /
Security 

THE Federal Government on Thursday raised the alarm that Boko Haram insurgents were planning to attack political rallies, worship centres and markets with camels, goats and donkeys laden with explosives. The government said intelligence reports indicated that the insurgents were also planning to use young men disguised as cobblers to attack...

Monguno Attack: 5, 000 IDPs Arrive Maiduguri - NEMA

4 years ago /
Nation 

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Monday said 5,000 persons displaced as a result of the capture of Monguno by Boko Haram have been registered at a newly established camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Maiduguri.  AbdulKadir Ibrahim, the information officer of NEMA, Northeast Zonal office, said an almost...

NEMA Appoints Desk Officers In Taraba, Gombe, Bauchi

4 years ago /
Nation 

 The Gombe Operations Office, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has appointed Desk Offices in Taraba, Gombe and Bauchi States to coordinate its activities. Alhaji Saidu Minin, Head of Gombe Operations, made this known on Friday in Bauchi during an interactive session with stakeholders. Minin explained that the desk officers were appointed for...

NEMA Sympathises With Victims Of Gombe Blast

4 years ago /
Nation 

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has sympathised with the victims of Friday’s bomb-blast in Gombe, where six people were feared dead and 10 sustained various degrees of injuries. The incident occurred on Friday night around 7. 30 p.m. in Arawa market of Gombe town. NEMA’s Director-General, Alhaji Sani Sidi, sent Gombe...

 

Another Fire Burns Berlin Market In Lagos

4 years ago /
Nation 

Goods and property worth millions of Naira were destroyed by fire today at the popular Berlin Market, near Mandilas on Williams Street, off Marina in central Lagos. The market, which was known for sales of second-hand clothes and shoes, was burnt down but the fire was contained by efforts of the...

Maiduguri Visit: President Jonathan Salutes The Courage And Patriotism Of Soldiers

4 years ago /
Nation 

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan undertook a surprise visit to Maiduguri Thursday on the occasion of Nigeria’s Armed Forces Remembrance Day to meet with officers and men of the Armed Forces currently in the frontline of the war against terrorism and insurgency in the country. Accompanied by the Chief of Defence...

 

Federal Government Sends Relief Materials To Displaced Baga Residents

4 years ago /
Nation 

Four-trailer load of relief materials has been delivered by the Federal Government to people displaced from Baga in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State in the past two weeks. The items were delivered on Wednesday to the Internally Displaced Persons camp, which housed thousands of people that fled from Baga and...


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