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Morocco has imposed a new rule requiring African migrants to fill out an online travel form for approval at least 96 hours before leaving home.
Spain sent 55 migrants back to Morocco on Monday a day after they forced their way into the Spanish territory of Melilla during an assault on the border in which two migrants died and 19 were injured.
Madrid and Rabat are in talks to repatriate thousands of Moroccan minors who arrived in Spain alone without their parents, a Spanish interior ministry spokesman said Friday
A total of 675 migrants, including children and babies, were rescued off the Spanish coast over the weekend, a government spokesman told AFP.
The bodies of 21 people believed to be migrants trying to reach Spain have washed up on the shores of the Mediterranean this month, the UN migration agency said in statement on Friday.
Moroccan authorities have so far this year foiled 54,000 bids by illegal migrants to cross to Europe, the official MAP news agency reported Friday.
The UN says for the fifth straight year, 1,500 migrants perished in the Mediterranean, with the route between Libya and Italy being the deadliest.
A Spanish court on Tuesday allowed an Ivory Coast man to walk free, with only a small fine to pay, after his son was found crammed into a suitcase at a border crossing.
The heart-rending photo went round the world in 2015, showing an Ivorian eight-year-old boy Adou Ouattara crammed into a suitcase that was found at a Spanish border crossing.
Police on Friday hunted for the driver who rammed a van into pedestrians on an avenue crowded with tourists in Barcelona, leaving 13 people dead and more than 100 injured, just hours before a second assault in a resort along the coast.
The Spanish Red Cross says it has tended to 186 migrants who stormed a pedestrian border post to enter Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta from Morocco.
Britain’s upper House of Lords on Thursday voted to block the suspension of a parliamentarian who allegedly tried to force a woman to sleep with him in exchange for a promotion.
The Senator representing the Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe has warned politicians not to plunge Rivers State into the kind of violence and mayhem that characterized the 2015 general elections.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised the Senate to desist from interfering with the executive in running of state affairs but to concentrate more on its duties of providing adequate legislation for the growth of the nation.
Prof. Abednego Ekoko, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Exam Ethics Marshal International, has called for continued advocacy by stakeholders to end exam malpractice in the country.
To boost Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs), Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government will soon establish People Money and Entrepreneurship Banks.
No fewer than 420 million adults have diabetes, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said, adding that the number has been increasing steadily over the last three decades.
National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has asked Senate President Bukola Saraki to name any member of the APC who offered him bribe either in foreign or local currency to influence him and members of the National Working Committee to take decision in their favour before, during and after the party primaries or face legal action.
The Lagos East Senatorial District candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Sikiru Osinowo, has promised to plough back his entire salary to the district if emerged winner at the 2019 elections.
Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto governor, is reportedly not on the list of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the 2019 governorship election.
James Rodriguez faces several weeks on the sidelines after Bayern Munich announced the midfielder has a knee injury.