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Archive for May, 2016

Guess Who Came Out to Support IDPs in Lekki?!

On Friday May 20, Viacom International Media Networks team (think MTV Base, Nickelodeon, BET, Comedy Central, etc) came to have their annual Community Day service (part of an international Viacom event) at a community in Lekki which has some displaced persons! The not-so-sunny morning was spent cleaning and clearing some communal areas around where some of […]

The Wrecking Ball Called Displacement

The diagram below shows, among other things, how displacement in Nigeria is affecting adults and children – beyond the obvious issues of finding safe shelter for displaced persons, there are other issues to deal with such as ensuring they do not starve (food security) and that those affected, especially children and pregnant women are not […]

Riding on the Wings of Resilience

Last week, our Executive Director, Ier Jonathan-Ichaver, and some volunteers visited 2 communities attacked by herdsmen in the last few weeks in Benue (Buruku and Tarka Local Government Areas) to assess the situation and needs of persons displaced by the attacks. Expecting to see camps filled with people beaten down and wearied by their losses, […]