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The police in Greece said on Wednesday they had arrested 12 migrants suspected of starting a mass brawl in a camp on the island of Samos three days earlier.
Usman Zannah, a member of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and Refugees, informed the committee on Tuesday that Boko Haram was still very strong and holding territories in Borno State.
Turkey will return to Syria one million refugees in the first step, while two million more will follow, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday.
The Turkish public and political elite have largely thrown their support behind the country's forces fighting in northern Syria, standing in defiance against voices in the international community condemning Ankara's operation in the region.
Rwandan authorities have paraded five suspects in a deadly weekend attack who told journalists they were from the FDLR Hutu militia based in neighbouring DR Congo.
A group of 66 African refugees and asylum-seekers arrived in Kigali late Thursday, the UN said, the first of what could be thousands relocated from Libya under a new programme.
At least 1,500 foreign nationals have been forced to flee their homes in South Africa amid a surge in deadly xenophobic violence in the country, the United Nations said Friday.
Maria Espinosa, the President of the 73rd UN General Assembly, on Monday handed over to Nigeria’s Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, who will lead the 74th session of the assembly in the next one year.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is warning Europe to share the refugee burden or face a new wave of migrants, as Turkey fears a new influx of Syrian refugees. Erdogan's threat coincides with a surge of migrants entering Greece from Turkey.
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has selected a Nigerian general to lead a U.N. Board of Inquiry to investigate a series of attacks on hospitals in Syria’s last opposition stronghold in the northwest.
Turkish and U.S. troops conducted their first joint ground patrol in northeastern Syria Sunday as part of a planned so-called "safe zone" that Ankara has been pressing for in the volatile region.
Amnesty International has condemned the escalating attacks against refugees, asylum seekers and migrants, and looting of foreign-owned shops in South Africa.
Bangladesh ordered telecommunications companies to stop selling SIM cards and shut down mobile phone services to almost one million Rohingya refugees living in sprawling refugee camps.
Thousands of angry and frustrated Rohingya refugees marked the second anniversary of their exodus from Myanmar into Bangladesh on Sunday by demanding their citizenship and other rights in the country they fled from.
About 133 Nigerian refugees, who are part of the over two million Nigerians displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency have returned from neighbouring Cameroon.
South African photojournalist being held captive in Darkoush, Syria, made a desperate appeal to the South African government and international community late Monday to help secure his release from gunmen who are demanding 1.5 million dollars in ransom.
President Muhammadu Buhari has threatened that henceforth the Federal Government might be forced to re-allocate projects elsewhere if any state government or communities create unnecessary impediments in the allocation of land or access to such lands for federal projects.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday commended the Nigeria police for the discovery of what he described as “child-theft racket in Kano State” and “fake correctional centers in Kaduna and Katsina states”, saying he does not support criminality, abduction, child theft, and torture chambers.
Rafael Nadal married his partner of 14 years, Xisca Perello, at a castle in Mallorca on Saturday.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State says his administration would soon recruit more teachers to enhance quality education delivery in public schools across the state.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is reportedly prepared to resign as Manchester United manager if he cannot overturn the club’s recent poor form.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has listed the Federal Government of Nigerian (FGN) N15 billion Green Bond. The bond has a coupon rate of 14.50 per cent on June 13, 2019 and is due to mature on June 13, 2026.
Basketball superstar LeBron James was accused of turning a blind eye to Chinese repression on Tuesday after he criticized a Houston Rockets executive for angering China with a “misinformed” tweet supporting protesters in Hong Kong.
Nigeria international midfielder Sunday Mba is keen to find a route back into football following an inactive two years.
Super Eagles’ Chief Coach Gernot Rohr has thrown his weight behind Fortuna Dusseldorf’ Club of Germany’s goalkeeper Maduka Okoye to excel in Eagles’ colours in the absence of injured Eagles’ first-choice goalkeeper Francis Uzoho.
Last week, the Nigeria’s senate majority leader reintroduced anti-sexual harassment legislation to parliament, following a serious exposé by the BBC of a sex for grades scandal at the University of Lagos.