Forced migration goes round
After the Second World War the suffering in Europe orchestrated migration to Australia and it was highly selective and it was not different from the current seemingly malevolent migration seen in human trafficking and slave trade.
Connecting the dots across identity, migration in Onadipe’s creative oeuvre
Recently, issues such as, identity, migration, environmental management and globalisation have become dominant in Olumide Onadipe’s art. An artist with exuberant deployment of re-purposed materials in creating sculptures and paintings, he places management of resources on the spot, just as he chides Africa for freely losing its dignity. Currently showing as Connecting the Dots at…
Sirleaf, Adesina, Aig-Imoukhuede, others discuss migration in Africa
The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, in Monrovia, on Monday, chaired a high-level panel that discussed migration in Africa alongside...
Transformation of Africa’s rural areas is key to curtailing migration, says Adesina
As Africa joins the rest of the world to commemorate International Migrants Day today, the African Development Bank (ADB) has called on countries in the continent to reconstruct rural areas from zone of economic misery to that of prosperity. ADB says this will in turn expand economic opportunities for African youth, leading to improvements in…
Migration: Atiku calls for enabling environment for job creation
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has advised governments at all levels to create the enabling environment that would attract and sustain investments that would create jobs for the army of unemployed in Nigeria. A statement by Atiku Media Organisation on Sunday in Abuja reported Abubakar as making the recommendation to mark the United Nations International…
UN pushing sharp increase in migrant returns from Libya
The UN migration agency is stepping up the rate at which it flies migrants home from Libya, aiming to evacuate up to 15,000 in the final month of the year.
Second Libyan aircraft carrying 257 Nigerians arrives in Lagos
A few hours after 144 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya, another aircraft carrying 257 of their compatriots on Wednesday landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.
Natural time - Part 3
Quite intriguing, in this regard, is the duel-use greeting, which the Bashu, of eastern Congo (D.R.C.), reportedly extend to the first quarter Moon.