News - National Emergency Management Agency

4,090 People Displaced By Fire Incidents In North West in 2014 - NEMA

4 years ago /
Nation 

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Wednesday said it rendered assistance to more than 4,090 persons affected by fire outbreaks in four states in the North West in 2014. Malam Musa Ilallah, the Agency's Coordinator in the zone, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna that the fire...

 

Over 800,000 People Displaced And 250 Schools Destroyed By Boko Haram

4 years ago /
Nation 

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said that 981,416 people internally displaced persons (IDPs) have been recorded since the beginning of the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria, And that over 250 schools have been destroyed as a result of the activities of insurgents in the three states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe. According...

DG NEMA Says IDMC Statistics On IDPs Fraudulent And Baseless

4 years ago /
Nation 

Alhaji Muhammad Sani-Sidi, Director General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has debunked the 3.3 million figure of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) released by Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC). Sani-Sidi disputed the figure when he received a delegation from USAID in Nigeria led by Mission Director Michael Harvey in Abuja on Tuesday. He...

NEMA Registers 3,200 IDPs After Baga Attacks

4 years ago /
Nation 

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, says it registered 3,200 IDPs who fled from the recent terrorist attacks in Baga, Borno state. NEMA stated that a team was dispatched from Abuja to strengthen the provision of humanitarian support to the IDPs from Baga. According to NEMA, the displaced individuals are being...

Goods Worth Billions Of Naira Lost In Lagos Market Fire

4 years ago /
Nation 

Traders at the Balogun Market in Lagos Island, Lagos State have been counting their losses following the early morning fire outbreak on Monday, claiming they lost goods worth N30 billion. In separate interviews, the traders told the News Agency of Nigeria that about 11 containers containing bags, shoes and clothing materials...

Nigerian Military Fight To Reclaim Town Of Baga From Boko Haram

4 years ago /
Security 

Nigerian ground forces backed by air strikes are fighting to reclaim Baga from Islamist militant group Boko Haram which seized the northeastern town and a nearby military base at the weekend, a government spokesman said on Friday. "Since the first attack last weekend on Baga, security forces have been actively pursuing...

 

Baga Massacre: Over 2,000 Civilians Killed, Military Troops Battling To Retake Baga

4 years ago /
Nation  Security 

The U.N. refugee agency reports thousands of refugees are fleeing across borders in the wake of deadly attacks by Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria. Terror experts and U.S. and Nigerian officials say Boko Haram carried out a series of attacks this week, killing as many as 2,000 civilians in northern...

Jonathan To Spend N6.5bn On State House operations in 2015

4 years ago /
Nation 

With the downturn in the economy forcing austerity measures, the state house will spend N6.5billion for its operations this year. The details of the expenditure are contained in the 2015 budget breakdown, which Vanguard sighted last night. The document also showed that the office of the Vice President, Namadi Sambo,...

NEMA Distributes Relief Materials To IDPs In FCT

4 years ago /
Nation 

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday, distributed relief materials worth millions of naira to about 100 persons displaced by insurgency in the North Eastern part of the country, camped in Abuja. Distributing the items at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in the FCT, the Director-General of NEMA, Alhaji...

FRSC Applauds Media For Awareness On Road Traffic Regulations

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Monday commended the media for healping to educate the public on the dangers of raod traffic violations. Its Zonal Commander in charge of Zone 5, Mr Charles Akpabio, made the commendation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Onitsha, Anambra. Akpabio...

Yuletide Travels: NEMA Advises Drivers And Passengers To Be Security Conscious

4 years ago /
Nation 

Managers of motor parks in Nigeria have again been asked to engage in proper checks in and around their locations to avoid any unforeseen incidents during this period of festivities. The zonal coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Issa Chinoko, gave the advice in Abuja at a sensitization forum...

 

Gombe Blast Update: At least 15 Dead And 21 Injured

4 years ago /
Security 

A bomb blast at a bus station in the northeast Nigerian city of Gombe on Monday killed at least 15 people and wounded 21, an official from the emergency services said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. Boko Haram insurgents have repeatedly set off bombs targeting civilians,...

 

NEMA Confirms 32 Dead, 47 Injured In Jos Twin Blast

4 years ago /
Nation 

The National Emergency Management agency (NEMA) confirmed that 32 persons were killed and 47 others injured in Jos suicide twin bomb blast that happened on Thursday evening. Mr. Abdusalam Mohammed, the North Central Zonal Coordinator of the agency said the corpses had been deposited at the morgue. Mohammed said 47 other persons...

 

Blast: FG To Supply Blood To Kano Hospitals - NEMA

4 years ago /
Health 

The Federal Government has promised to supply hospitals in Kano with blood, to save the lives of victims of the Friday Juma'at bomb blast in Kano. Many victims of the attack are on admission at various hospitals in the state capital. Alhaji Musa Ilallah, the North-West Coordinator of the National Emergency Management...

FG To Supply Blood To Kano Hospitals

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has promised to supply hospitals in Kano with blood in order to save the lives of victims of the Friday bomb blast in Kano. NAN reports that many victims of the attack were on admission at various hospitals in the state capital. Alhaji Musa Ilallah, the North-West Coordinator of...

 

FG Donates 26 Trailer Load Of Relief Materials To Attack Victims In Zamfara

4 years ago /
Nation 

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Sunday distributed 26 trailer load of relief materials to families of those killed in various attacks by gunmen in Zamfara. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the materials were distributed to families of 1,622 persons killed in various attacks across the 14...

760 Unaccompanied Children In IDPs Camps - NEMA

5 years ago /
Security 

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said that a total of 760 children in various camps for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Nigeria’s North-East are unaccompanied to the camps by neither their parents nor guardians. The agency however noted that the Federal Government had provided food items and other relief...

Police Are Investigating The Possible Sabotage Of Synagogue Church Building, Says DPO

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Police on Thursday said it was still investigating the recent collapse of a guest house within the Synagogue Church of All Nations to ascertain whether it was due to sabotage. CSP Haruna Alaba, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Ikotun Police Station, disclosed this while testifying before the Coroner’s Inquest into...

Mubi Attack: NEMA To Establish More IDP’s Camps In Yola

5 years ago /
Environment 

Following the insurgent attacks on Mubi, Adamawa, the National Emergency Management Agency ( NEMA) has concluded arrangements to open more camps for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Yola. Malam Sani Datti, the agency’s spokesperson, said disclosed the plan in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yola on Friday. Datti...

Boko Haram: Ndume Hails Senate For Wooing Support For IDPs

5 years ago /
Nation 

Sen. Ali Ndume (PDP-Borno) has commended the Senate for passing a resolution urging the Federal Government to involve the United Nations in providing relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons in the North-East. Ndume gave the commendation while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja. “I thought we...


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