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Northeast Nigeria – Camp Management Bi-weekly Tracker Report, Report No. 25 | 01 – 15 November 2020

Key Highlights   The first phase of the reporting period of 15th – 11- 2020, saw a spike of recorded influx from Nganzai LGA, Magumeri, Mafa and Konduga resulng in self-settlements and informal camps in MMC and Jere. Priority highlighted needs are Non-food items, Shelter kits and Food. The initial secondary displacement from Muna da’alti […]

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Diaspora Affairs Ministry Takes Enforcement Drive on Business Registration to Nnewi

Nnewi (Nnewi North LGA)-Ministry of Diaspora Affairs, Indigenous Artworks, Culture and Tourism team has conducted an enforcement drive on business registration at Nnewi. The team visited Jideofor Hospitality, Frenzy kitchen, CD195 Arena Events Centre, B Robinson Coffee House, De Castle Kitchen, while KDR Kitchen De Royale was sealed. Acting Director of Hotels and Hospitality, Mrs […]

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Oba People Urge Those in The Diaspora to Think Home, Emulate Late Col Onyejegbu

Oba (Idemili South LGA)-Illustrious sons and daughters of Oba, Idemili South Local Government living in The Diaspora have been urged to come home and invest intellectual and financial resources in their communities. The call was made during burial ceremonies of President-General of Oba Patriotic Union (OPU), a retired soldier in the U.S. Army, late Col. […]

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The perils of mixing music and politics in Nigeria

Musicians play a prominent role in Nigeria’s dynamic political landscape, especially since the country became a democracy. Politics and music have always enjoyed a symbiotic relationship, even during austere military regimes. For example, in 1995, the late dictator, General Sani Abacha (1993-1998) commissioned highlife maestro, King Oliver de Coque to record an album titled Democracy. […]

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Govt to conduct physical verification, headcount for Edo South PUWOV personnel

BENIN CITY – The Edo State Government will conduct physical verification and headcount for volunteers under the Edo State Public Works Volunteers (PUWOV) scheme in Edo South Senatorial District from Wednesday, November 25th to Friday, November 27th, 2020.   In a statement, Coordinator, PUWOV Scheme, Mukhtar Yusuf-Osagie, said the exercise was compulsory and those who […]

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Edo Joint Security Taskforce continues strict enforcement of curfew, releases helplines for rapid response

BENIN CITY – The Edo State Joint Security Taskforce has continued strict enforcement of the state-wide 10pm to 6am curfew imposed by the government to check the activities of hoodlums and criminals following the hijack of the #EndSARS protests in the state.   The Taskforce, including the Army, Police and other sister security agencies, at […]