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Edo State Police Command has arrested a 27-year-old amputee Libya returnee, Omiyor Endurance, for alleged cult-related activities.

Governor Obaseki’s wife bought my prosthetic leg for me – suspected cultist

Edo State Police Command has arrested a 27-year-old amputee Libya returnee, Omiyor Endurance, for alleged cult-related activities.

Tanzania to release 1 900 Ethiopian prisoners – embassy

Tanzania has decided to release around 1 900 Ethiopians jailed in the country, the Ethiopian embassy in Dar Es Salaam said in a Facebook post on Friday.

Federal government donates relief materials to IDPs in Zamfara

The Federal Government has donated relief materials worth millions of naira to Internally Displaced Persons in five Local Government Areas in Zamfara.
Pope Francis Dubai

Catholic migrants in the UAE abuzz ahead of pope’s visit

Like millions of his compatriots, Filipino migrant Ray Erwin adores Pope Francis.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

PDP accuses President Buhari of exposing Nigeria to external security threats

Nigeria’s opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Friday said the desperation of the President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress to retain power has exposed the country’s security apparatus to danger.

UN: Bigotry ‘moving at lightning speed on internet’

The UN has raised an alarm over what it termed the “alarming increase” in bigotry fuelled by the Internet.
Matteo Salvini - Mimmo Carriero-IPA-Rex-Shutterstock

Italy’s deputy premier Matteo Salvini threatens to sue migant rescuers

Italy’s deputy premier and interior minister Matteo Salvini said Sunday he was gathering legal evidence against the crew of a Dutch-flagged rescue ship as calls grew for 47 migrants to be allowed to land.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)

UNESCO: Nigeria, others will not achieve gender equality, poverty eradication without quality education

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has said Nigeria and other countries would fail to achieve gender equality and break the cycle of poverty that leaves millions of children, young people and adults behind, without inclusive and equitable quality education.
Pope Francis on Sunday urged EU leaders to show “concrete solidarity” with 49 migrants stranded on NGO ships off the coast of Malta who have been refused permission to land.

Pope urges EU leaders to show solidarity with migrants off Malta

Pope Francis on Sunday urged EU leaders to show “concrete solidarity” with 49 migrants stranded on NGO ships off the coast of Malta who have been refused permission to land.
Sea-Watch 3 has been stranded in the Mediterranean with 32 refugees and migrants on board [Darrin Zammit Lupi-Reuters]

Netherlands ready to take in refugees from NGO ship off Malta

The Netherlands has announced it was prepared to welcome some of the 32 refugees and migrants waiting to disembark from a Dutch-flagged vessel in the Mediterranean, if other countries did the same.
Libya – Nigerian Migrants

UN: Nigerian migrants face ‘unimaginable horrors’ in Libya

The United Nations has released a new report, which detailed the unimaginable horrors Nigerian migrants were being subjected from the moment they entered Libya and throughout their stay in that country.
A migrant woman holds her new born baby after being rescued by the Proactiva Open Arms organisation with other nearly 300 migrants off the coast of Libya on December 21, 2018. Italy on December 22, 2018 closed its ports to hundreds of migrants rescued off Libya who face a chilly Christmas at sea after a mother and newborn baby were evacuated to Malta. Olmo CALVO / AFP

Libya migrant rescue ship seeks Christmas port

A civilian ship with 33 migrants aboard rescued off the Libyan coast appealed Sunday for a European port to take them to before the weather turns at Christmas.
Migrants struggling at mid sea after boat capsizes

UN: Unimaginable horror faced by African migrants

Migrants and refugees are being subjected to “unimaginable horrors” from the moment they enter Libya and throughout their stay in that country, a UN report has stated.
Spain has become one of the main points of entry into Europe for migrants

Eleven migrants found dead in boat

Eleven migrants have been found dead in a boat in the sea off southern Spain along with 33 survivors, the Spanish coastguard said Thursday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians to pray for him while they try to understand his intentions for the country. He also admonished them to give him more time.-5

Muhammadu Buhari asks for more time, prayers

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians to pray for him while they try to understand his intentions for the country. He also admonished them to give him more time.

UN: 466 billion migrants’ remittances triple global development aid in 2017

UN statistics indicate that migrants from developing countries sent home 466 billion dollars in 2017, tripling the amount sent globally for development aid

UNHCR: 73,400 African refugees given citizenship of host countries in 2017

No fewer than 73,400 African refugees were given right to citizenship by their host countries in 2018, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugee (UNHCR) has said.
A group of Central American migrants -mostly from Honduras- get over a fence as they try to reach the US-Mexico border near the El Chaparral border crossing in Tijuana, Baja California State, Mexico, on November 25, 2018. - Hundreds of migrants attempted to storm a border fence separating Mexico from the US on Sunday amid mounting fears they will be kept in Mexico while their applications for a asylum are processed. An AFP photographer said the migrants broke away from a peaceful march at a border bridge and tried to climb over a metal border barrier in the attempt to enter the United States. (Photo by Pedro PARDO / AFP)

US agents fire tear gas at migrants trying to cross from Mexico

US agents fired tear gas at hundreds of Central American migrants that climbed over a fence and attempted to rush the border from Tijuana, Mexico into the United States on Sunday.

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UNIPORT to graduate 9,452 students, 106 bag first class

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The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers and men of the force to abstain from unethical conducts capable of tarnishing the image of the force.

IGP Adamu: Human trafficking, migrant smuggling threat to security

The Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP Mohammed Adamu, has decried the spate of human trafficking and migrant smuggling in Nigeria.