Nigeria

Nigeria UNHCR external weekly update 8 April 2015

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Situation Report
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KEY FIGURES

1,235,294
Internally Displaced People(agreed upon by both IOM and NEMA)

2,120 refugees/ asylum seekers
Refugees and Asylum seekers of mixed nationalities as of 17 January 2015

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Following the successful conclusion of the March 28 Presidential and National Assembly elections, Nigerians are preparing for the Governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections across the country, coming up next Saturday 11 April 2015.

  • President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari uses the Easter season to appeal for forgiveness among Nigerians for excesses experienced during the just ended election.

  • The protection strategy has been validated by the Humanitarian Country Team setting the stage for an effective implementation of activities by the Protection Sector Working Group (PSWG) in favour of the IDPs.