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Reclaimed territories unsafe for elections — Borno elders

Borno elders say IDPs returning to reclaimed territories is an unnecessary risk.

Insurgency will end in Nigeria – Expert

“Average length of time it might take to end is unpredictable.”

Nigerian military found no sign of Chibok girls in recaptured territories – Army Chief

Nigeria’s Chief of Army says only INEC can decide whether elections will hold in the recaptured areas.

EXCLUSIVE: Nigerians Beware! Jonathan procures N11 billion equipment to tap your phones

The spying on citizens’ communications is continuing despite the country not having a law in place to regulate such undertakings by the nation’s security agencies.

Nigeria​n​ military destroy terrorist havens in five communities

The military has increased onslaughts against Boko Haram.

Ex-militants canvass support for Jonathan’s re-election

The former militants say Mr. Jonathan has performed well.

Buhari, Jonathan not fit to rule Nigeria, says Borno cleric who exposed N7b bribe to CAN

Mr. Dikwa insists CAN was bribed.

Corruption scandal rocks Jonathan Campaign Committee

Bickering over money, the committee is dormant as members appear disillusioned and too disgruntled to mobilize voters for the president

Legislator accuses Borno government of starving displaced PDP supporters

The state government described the allegations as baseless.

Rape, Trafficking in Displaced Persons’ Camps: ​Justice Minister orders probe​

he Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons ​is to conduct enlightenment campaigns for care-givers in the camps.

Buhari’s wife donates drugs worth N135m to displaced persons in Yola

Aisha Buhari, wife of the All Progressive Congress, APC, presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, has donated drugs worth over N135m to Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in Adamawa State. Presenting the drugs, Mrs. Buhari said “I am deeply touched by the plight of our people, we cannot pretend not to see the situation you people are into”. […]

Boko Haram: 800 affected children given psycho-socio therapy

The children were also enrolled in schools.

N​EMA ​probes reports of rape, child trafficking in displaced persons’ camps

The investigation by the International Centre for Investigative Reporting, also published on PREMIUM TIMES’ website, revealed how IDPs were abused with the complicity of officials.

INVESTIGATION: Grim tales of rape, child trafficking in Nigeria’s displaced persons camps

Many aid workers in the IDP camps allege that there is a conspiracy of silence, which encourages government officials in many of the IDP camps to continue to exploit the displaced persons.

Full Text and Video of NSA Sambo Dasuki’s famous presentation at Chatham House, London

This is Mr. Dasuki’s full presentation: his prepared speech as well as answers to questions posed by reporters.

75% of Yobe displaced people given PVCs — INEC

“We will do our best in ensuring all eligible IDPs within and outside the camp exercise their constitutional rights of voting in February 2015”

Dasuki Promises Violence-free Elections

The NSA commended the emergence of a strong opposition in Nigeria, saying it was a sign of the maturity of the country’s democracy.

Don’t hold elections in Adamawa, Gov. Ngilari tells INEC

Mr. Ngilari says Adamawa is currently being ravaged by terrorists.

Only registered IDPs in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe will vote – Jega

No centre would be created within the camps of IDPs.

Real reason Jonathan visited Maiduguri

The president was advised to try and make at least one non-political visit to the region to shut up critics.

In Borno, Jonathan meets troops, displaced persons from Baga

The president praised the soldiers for their courage and patriotism.

No election in high security risk areas of North East – Jega

Mr. Jega says INEC will announce modalities to cater for IDPs today

NEMA registers 3,200 Baga residents as refugees in Maiduguri

NEMA currently maintains 11 IDPs in Borno state.

Displaced Nigerians receiving little support — Red Cross

The Nigerian Red Cross says there are very limited resources for the persons displaced by terrorism in the North East.

Permanent Voter Cards

Nasarawa PDP deputy guber candidate wants displaced people to vote

Mr. Mathew says displaced people should not be disenfranchised from voting.