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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday said 12,574 Nigerians have so far returned from Libya under the Assisted Voluntary Returnees Programme, which began in April 2017.
The number of UN officials killed in the Ethiopian Airlines that crashed on Sunday has risen to 21 from the initial 19 reported by the global intergovernmental organisation.
Apart from Canada-based professor of Literary Arts, Carleton University, Pius Adesanmi, who died carrying a Canadian passport, the other Nigerian, Abiodun Bashua, who had a UN passport, was among 19 UN officials who perished in the ill-fated Ethiopian Airline crash on Sunday.
The Nigerian Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has announced that it received a batch of 326 stranded Nigerians from Libya who returned to the country early Friday.
After failed attempts to travel to Europe by different illegal channels by some Nigerians, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has once again received 164 returnees.
Two suspected human traffickers were on Friday apprehended for trafficking some Nigerians to Libya with the promise of taking them to Europe.
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) says an upsurge in violent attacks in crisis-ravaged North-east Nigeria has displaced 59,200 people in the last three months.
The death toll from the sinking of two boats carrying migrants to Yemen from Djibouti rose to 52 on Thursday, the UN migration agency said, appealing to regional leaders to take action to stop such tragedies.
A fresh batch of 162 Nigerians, including four pregnant women, have voluntarily returned from Libya with the assistance of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).
The death toll from the sinking of two migrant boats off the coast of Djibouti rose to 28 on Wednesday, with perhaps 130 more still missing.
Five people have been arrested in Italy for smuggling Nigerian women into Europe and forcing them into prostitution, Italian Carabinieri Police said on Friday.
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it is making efforts to rescue about 20,000 Nigerian girls trapped in different parts of Mali.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it has registered 406 displaced households in Maiduguri, following the resurgence of the Boko Haram insurgents’ hostilities in northern Borno.
A charity rescue vessel carrying 311 mainly African migrants plucked off Libya docked in Spain Friday, ending a traumatic journey which saw them spending Christmas at sea and several European nations denying the ship entry.
About 2,046 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) had their personal biodata and other vital information officially documented by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in 24 hours in Borno State.
Germany’s young national team need to feel they have the complete trust of their manager to get the job done when they face Serbia in a friendly international on Wednesday before travelling to the Netherlands for their first Euro 2020 qualifier next week.
The Ebonyi State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of six of its officers over incompetence.
To mark the World Kidney Day (WKD), a non-governmental organisation, Omotayo Kidney Care Foundation, on Saturday held free kidney screening for Nigerians in Abuja.
The Senate, on Tuesday, approved N30, 000 as the new national minimum wage with an appeal to the Federal Government to start the implementation immediately to prevent workers from embarking on strike to demand the payment.
A 59-year-old husband, Kolawole Mathew, on Tuesday asked an Ado-Ekiti Customary Court to dissolve his 21-year-old marriage to his wife, Ajoke, over threat to life.
Roma face a period of upheaval if they fail to qualify for the Champions League, insists interim boss Claudio Ranieri.
Russian striker Pavel Pogrebnyak’s comment on black players ‘smells of racism’ – Vladimir Putin’s...
Former Fulham and Reading striker Pavel Pogrebnyak's comment that it is "laughable" to have black players in the Russian national team has been condemned by Russian president Vladimir Putin's human rights adviser.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has said the commission won’t derail from its foundational tradition of neutrality and fairness in the conduct of the supplementary election for Ekiti East constituency 1 of the state.
The Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has ordered the closure of three tertiary institutions in the state following a protest which turned violent in Ilesa.
A 48-year-old motorist, Sanni Bashorun, who allegedly doused a man with petrol inflicting injuries on him, on Monday, appeared in an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.