Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


US avails funding to cushion Boko Haram refugees

10 March 2016, 21:47

Lagos - United States has encouraged organisations that assist victims displaced by the Boko Haram terror to apply for funding.

The country has funding available through its Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration.

Nigerian (natives from Niger) refugees in the Diffa and/or Zinder regions living in current or planned refugee camps or outside of camps are among victims set to benefit.

The US Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration said priority would be given to programmes that can also demonstrate benefit to affected host communities and/or Nigerien returnees displaced by the conflict in neighbouring Nigeria.

Also read: Boko Haram launch attacks in Taraba

Proposals must focus on ding prevention/response to gender-based violence, child protection, assistance for unaccompanied and separated minors as well as water, sanitation and hygiene for refugees living outside formal refugee camp.

Priority would also be given to organisations addressing health issues of refuges.

Project proposals must not request more than $1,4 million.

The deadline for requests is April 13.

“Proposals submitted after this deadline will not be considered,” the US bureau stated.

Aside Nigeria, Niger is the country worst affected by the Boko Haram crisis that has claimed the lives of thousands and displaced over 2 million.


- CAJ News


Read more from our Users

Nigeria @ 56: Words to my green f...

A leader’s job is not to dictate, but rather to be respected, admired and be a trustee, of the land we love, with so much potential, a land which should be freer than free. Its still a long way to fufilling our destiny! Read more...

Submitted by
Isaac Asabor263
Recession: An opportunity for Nig...

The recession should be seen as an opportunity for the country’s promotion as long as we all collectively conduct ourselves in a patriotic manner, writes Isaac Asabor.  Read more...

Submitted by
Black and White

We want to imitate the whites in everything because we are ignorant of our inherent originality and content. We spend all our Naira to acquire his inventions because we so oblivious of our natural endowments that we allow him have it for free. Read more...

Submitted by
Nate Nat
Adamawa State University Mubi: A ...

ADSU integrity forum has accused the Sunday Joshua Wugira, a lawyer, of adopting unorthodox tactics by abusing his privilege by attacking the integrity of ADSU Vice Chancellor Dr. Moses Zira Zaruwa, writes a News24 reader. Read more...

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
My Country Nigeria (Part One)

Poetry by Abdulsalam Jubril.

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
Recession, dearth in leadership a...

Every leader has the opportunity to become great and making himself immortal in the lives and hearts of people for generations to come. Will Mr. President seize this opportunity?, questions Abdulsalam Jubril. Read more...