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US House Speaker against separating migrant families at border

US House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday he opposes separating undocumented immigrant families at the border and wants Congress to end the controversial practice through immigration legislation.

Presidency: 30,000 Nigerians to be deported from Germany

There is trouble for Nigerians seeking asylum in Germany as the German government is set to deport close to 30,000 of them.

Elderly Amnesty volunteer on trial in France for helping migrants

A 73-year-old Amnesty International volunteer appeared in court in France on Wednesday charged with helping two underage Africans illegally enter the country, the latest case involving activists assisting migrants on the move through Europe.

Federal government urged to investigate syndicate issuing fake CAC certificates to NGOs

Authorities have been urged to investigate a fraudulent syndicate issuing fake certificates from Nigeria’s Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) to civil society organizations wanting to attend international meetings such as the World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington D.C., USA.

Migrant caravan arrives at US-Mexican border

Around 100 Central American migrants from a caravan that infuriated President Donald Trump arrived Tuesday at the US-Mexican border, where many plan to seek asylum in the United States, according to organizers.

Liberian war criminal sentenced to 30 years in US prison

They had terrifying names like “General Cobra Red”, “Bad Blood DeJangle” and “Bullet Vest” and committed horrific crimes during the early days of Liberia’s civil war. In a milestone ruling Thursday, a judge in Philadelphia ordered their leader, Mohammed Jabbateh, AKA “Jungle Jabbah”, to spend 30 years in a US prison for those crimes.

Stop de-marketing Nigeria and its people – Governor Fayose tells President Buhari

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has called on youths in Nigeria to show President Muhammadu Buhari that they were not lazy and uneducated by voting against him in 2019, saying; “it is painful that the President could describe youths in Nigeria that are daily struggling to make a living under a harsh economy as lazy people.”

Israel to release 207 asylum seekers from Africa

Israel on Sunday plans to release 207 African migrants seeking asylum, while attempting to finalise a deportation plan.

Commonwealth Games: Missing African athletes rises to 13

African athletes committing vanishing acts at the Australian Commonwealth Games have increased to 13, with five more from Uganda and Rwanda also disappearing.

13 African athletes go missing at Commonwealth Games

Five more African athletes may have vanished from the Commonwealth Games, organisers said Thursday, after eight competitors from Cameroon were suspected of fleeing a day earlier.

Brazil’s Lula da Silva says innocent but ready to surrender

Brazil’s former leftist president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said Saturday he had been falsely accused of corruption but was ready to surrender for arrest.

Mexico denies responsibility for US migration-related decisions

The Mexican government is not responsible for U.S. migration-related decisions, the Foreign and Interior Ministries said in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s statement.

Iraqi asylum seeker guilty of London Tube bombing

An 18-year-old Iraqi asylum seeker was on Friday found guilty of attempted murder over the botched bombing of a rush-hour London Underground train that injured 30 people.

Cash or custody: Israel kicks off deportation of African migrants

Israel has started handing out notices to 20,000 male African migrants giving them two months to leave the country or risk being thrown in jail, the country’s official websites said on Monday.

Ex-Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi condemns shootings targeting foreigners

Former Prime Minister of Italy Silvio Berlusconi says Italians on Monday condemned the attacks in the central Italian town of Macerata.

Cameroonian gendarmes invade Cross River community

At least more than 80 Cameroonian gendarmes late Monday night crossed the international border between Nigeria and Cameroon and invaded Danare, in Boki Local Government Area of Cross River State.

Australia warns Commonwealth athletes not to overstay visas

Australia on Tuesday warned athletes planning to compete in the Commonwealth Games this April that anyone caught overstaying their visas after the event will be dealt with firmly.

Rep Sani Zorro condemns detention of Cameroonian activists

The chairman of the House of Representatives committee on IDPs, Refugees and Initiatives on North East, Sani Zorro, has condemned the arrest of Cameroonian separatist leaders by the Nigerian government.

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INEC: 353,262 registrants yet to collect PVCs in Ekiti

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Blaise Matuidi: Paul Pogba a natural leader for France

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Donald Trump: US will not be a migrant camp

US President Donald Trump has defended the policy of detaining child migrants, saying the US will "not be a migrant camp".

Niger: Funds slow to come to anti-jihadist Sahel force

A joint military force to fight jihadists and organised crime in the Sahel has chalked up successes but promised funding is slow to materialise, the foreign minister of Niger said on Monday.

Romelu Lukaku scores twice as Belgium ease to victory over Panama

Belgium laboured for large periods but still ran out comfortable 3-0 winners against Panama in Sochi.