The brief: Life in IDP camps; AU declaration; Border closure | Dailytrust

The brief: Life in IDP camps; AU declaration; Border closure

A female IDP prepares meal by the fireplace at Abagana IDP camp, Benue
A female IDP prepares meal by the fireplace at Abagana IDP camp, Benue

Insurgency in Nigeria’s North East and North Central have created a huge humanitarian crisis; there are millions of internally displaced persons in camps. Some of the displaced persons in Borno and Benue share their tales with Daily Trust.

Our findings revealed that the federal government has lost at least N24b to the continued land border closure in Ogun state.

Nigeria’s proposed health budget for the year 2022 is short of the 15% declaration by African Union leaders.

Benue, Borno IDPs: Sacked By Insecurity, Fleeced By Aid Workers

Insecurity challenges in Borno State (North East) and Benue State (North Central) have created a huge humanitarian crisis with millions of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in both states.

The crises have especially taken a toll on women and children, many of whom have been rendered widows and orphans.

Two Years After, FG Loses N24bn To Land Border Closure In Ogun

The Federal Government has lost at least N24 billion to the continued land border closure in Ogun State, spanning two years, Daily Trust’s findings have revealed.

In August 2019, Nigeria closed its land borders with neighbouring Benin, Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. While people were allowed to pass through, the movement of goods was blocked.

2022: Nigeria’s Heath Budget Short Of AU Declaration

The proposed health budget of N711, 282,402,983 for the health sector by the Federal Government is short of the declaration by African leaders.

In 2001, heads of state of African Union countries had met in Abuja and pledged to prioritise the development of the health sector by allocating at least 15 percent of their annual budgets to improve the sector.

PODCAST: How The 2022 Budget Will Benefit Ordinary Nigerians

Against the backdrop of soaring debts, after the presentation of the 2022 budget proposals, some Nigerians have taken to social media s to condemn the figures.

Does this budget benefit ordinary Nigerians in any way?

Nigeria Daily takes a look at the proposed budget and how it will make a difference to the lives of the citizens in the long run. Click this link to listen to the podcast.

Ribadu Denies Linking Anyone To Banditry

A former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nuhu Ribadu, Sunday denied linking anyone to banditry.

Ribadu, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in a chat with newsmen in Abuja, dismissed a viral social media post that he made statements linking some personalities to banditry in the country.

Eba My Source Of Power, Says Latifat, Tokyo Paralympics Gold Medalist

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Games gold medalist, Latifat Tijani, has revealed that ‘Eba’ and ‘draw soup’ is the secret behind her success in power-lifting.

“Eba and draw soup, that’s my secret. I don’t joke with Eba. Once I have eaten Eba and soup, anything that has to do with power-lifting, I will ‘fire’ it.

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This Journey Won’t End Well For You, Jaywon Warns Brymo

Nigerian Singer, Oluwajuwonlon Iledare, popularly known as Jaywon, has warned Brymo, over the faceoff with music star, Tuface Idibia.

Brymo had alleged that Tuface accused him of sleeping with his wife. He also said Tuface set him up and asked some hoodlums to attack him.

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