The DG NEMA commiserate with the Chief of Air Staff and the Nigerian Air Force over the NAF Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft crash

The DG NEMA AVM MA Muhammed (rtd) on behalf of the management and staff of the Agency commiserate with the Chief of Air Staff and the Nigerian Air Force over the NAF Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft that crashed today in Abuja while out on special duties for the Nation.
May the souls of the departed rest in perfect peace.
The DG sends out his sincere condolences and prayers to the families and loved ones of the deceased.
“It’s a sad day for the Nigerian Air Force family and indeed the entire Nation” he said.

Federal Government delivers relief to Nigerian refugees in Chad.

Flag off of the distribution of relief materials approved by the President, Muhammadu Buhari for Nigerian 🇳🇬 refugees in Dar’ salam camp, Baga Sola, Lake Chad Province, Republic of Chad.
The Federal Government delegation led by the Honourable Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Sadiya Umar Farouq represented by a Director in the Ministry Alhaji Ali Grema, and comprising an Inter-Agency Committee were in the camp to deliver the relief items on behalf of the President.
The refugees are Nigerians displaced by insurgency in the North East who fled across the border to the neighbouring Republic of Chad.

ECOWAS Presents ICT Equipment to NEMA

ECOWAS Commissioner for Social Affairs and Gender, Dr Siga Fatima Jagne, who presented the items said the gesture was part of it’s capacity building and institutional strengthening support of national disaster management and civil protection agencies in ECOWAS Region.

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Nigeria

NEMA direct distribution of fertilizers to farmers in Jigawa State under the Emergency Agricultural Intervention approved by Mr President, His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari
Honorable Minister of Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development Sadiya Farouq flagged off the distribution recently with the Director General of NEMA Muhammadu A Muhammad

Royal Kingdom of Saudi Arabia delegation on a proposed humanitarian aid to displaced persons in Nigeria

A delegation from the Royal kingdom of Saudi Arabia led by Naser Bin Al-Subai’i of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Agency was in the Headquarters of NEMA today and was received by the Director General Engr Mustapha Maihaja.
The delegation was accompanied by officials of the Nigerian Defense Headquarters led by Brigadier General MS Ahmed and Ministry of Defense as well as the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia Abuja. The DG NEMA was joined by the Director Search and Rescue NEMA Air Commodore SPI Ohemu and other senior officials of the Agency and held discussions with the Saudia delegation on a proposed humanitarian aid to displaced persons in Nigeria by the Government of the Royal Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Agency and the Saudi Development Fund.


4 pregnant women, 140 other Nigerians return from Libya

A batch of 144 Nigerians, which included four pregnant women, on Thursday, voluntary returned from Libya with the assistance of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the European Union (EU).
The returnees arrived at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at 10.30pm.
They returned aboard a chartered Airbus 320 with registration number LZ-MDI operated by VIA Airways.
The returnees comprised 54 adult females — four of whom were pregnant — and seven female children.
There were also 79 adult males and four male children.
The South West Zonal Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Suleiman Yakubu, received the returnees on behalf of Federal Government.
Also on hand to receive them were officials of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) , the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and the Police.
The returnees were each given £100 to settle down in Nigeria, while some state governments assisted them with transportation back home.
Telecommunications company, Airtel, in collaboration with the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Diaspora and Foreign Affairs, also gave the returnees free mobile handsets and sim cards to facilitate their reintegration.