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UN agencies have denounced the dangers faced by migrants and asylum seekers in Libya, calling for an end to their detention.
The number of Cameroonians fleeing violence and seeking refuge in Nigeria has crossed the 30,000-mark, the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has said.
Some displaced persons in Bama town of Borno have commended the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), over the implementation of livelihood support programme in support of persons displaced by the ‘Boko Haram’ insurgency in the Northeast.
The UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has called on Libyan authorities to take action against criminals targeting desperate refugees and migrants.
The U.S. has said it was deeply concerned that Zambia chose to hand over former Minister of Finance, Tendai Biti, to the Zimbabwean authorities and in the face of a reported Zambian court order blocking his expulsion from Zambia.
No fewer than 1,500 refugees and migrants have lost their lives attempting to cross the Mediterranean in the first seven months of 2018, the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) said.
The United Nations has announced the return of 53 Sudanese refugees after they spent more than 14 years in refugee camps in eastern Chad.
More and more Anglophone Cameroonians are fleeing a violent crackdown in their country and seeking asylum in Nigeria, the Office of the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), said on Wednesday.
The Senate has summoned the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, to explain the alleged invasion of communities in Cross River State by Cameroonian military forces.
ECOWAS has urged member states to support the Nigerien Government in its efforts to address the challenges of irregular migration in the sub-region.
The African Union Commission has asserted that Africa must urgently confront structural root causes of instability in various parts of the continent to address the refugee crisis confronting many member states.
The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons on Sunday in Ikom distributed food and materials worth millions of Naira to Cameroonian refugees residing in Ikom Local Government Area of Cross River.
The UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on Monday commenced a two-day training on humanitarian reporting for 30 journalists in Maiduguri.
The Nigerian Air Force has confirmed the killing of a former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh.
A former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh, has been assassinated by unknown gunmen
He is to be sentenced for lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation in a case stemming from the investigation into possible collusion between President Donald Trump’s campaign team and Russia in 2016 election-run-up.
The Presidency and federal lawmakers have insisted that the presentation of the 2019 budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari as scheduled will still hold on Wednesday despite the ongoing strike of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria.
Prof. Obiageli Ezekwesili, the Presidential Candidate on the platform of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), on Tuesday said that good governance was possible in Nigeria if youths would be the agents of change.
President General Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Dr Nnia Nwodo, has cautioned Nigerians against any form of discrimination against Igbo, recalling that Nigeria belongs to all ethnic nationalities living in it.
Dr Kasim Umaru, the Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Abuja chapter, says the union has no regret for disrupting Anti-Corruption event in the institution.
Some financial experts on Monday expressed decried the low level of awareness on green bonds investment in Nigeria.
The Jigawa Chapter of the Jama’atu Izaltil Bid’ah Wa’ Ikamatis Sunnah says it has trained and empowered 81 unemployed graduates in Jigawa.
Gor Mahia’s boss Hassan Oktay is optimistic his side will get a good result against Nigeria champions Lobi Stars as both sides meet in the leg of the CAF Champions league second preliminary round on Sunday.