Friday, 1st December 2023

Illegal Migration

22 Oct
. As Betta Edu co-chairs meeting of EU, 48-country ministerial reps in Hague  The Minister for Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Betta Edu, has expressed delight that the country’s youths are not only pioneering innovation through tech startups, but are also making significant strides in the education, medicine, science, leadership, sports and creative sectors. Edu,…
3 Sep
Federal Government and the government of Netherlands have met to chart ways of tackling illegal migration by young Nigerians and the development of their capacities for national development
21 Aug
A group, Succour for Nations Development Initiatives (SFN), has counselled Nigerians against illegal migration, in commemoration of the 2023 International World Youth Day.
2 Apr
The Federal Government has blamed the increasing unemployment rate among Nigerian youths for the high level of social unrest, crime, banditry and illegal migration to Europe, adding that: “something must be done to stem the tide.”
25 Dec 2022
Until recently, the nation’s borders were known to be porous without rigorous checks, which made smuggling of migrants very easy. Not everyone has the requirements to get visas to other countries, this is the point which the smugglers take advantage of. The smugglers assure the victims that the visa they could not get at embassies and…
22 Dec 2022
The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, said his administration is paying critical attention to building the capacity of youths in the state, to equip them with the right tools and knowledge to compete globally.


18 mins ago
Plans by the insurance sector to generate a premium of N148.30 billion from third-party motor insurance by December 31, 2023, as against N56.76 billion recorded in 2022, may not be realised owing to the rising economic challenges in the country.
19 mins ago
We are witnesses to the transformation of the global economy gradually from the traditional format to those controlled by machines, through computers, the Internet, World Wide Web, and blockchain technologies.
34 mins ago
Amidst efforts to take rising food inflation and poverty in the country, the federal government said it is targeting the production of 31 million metric tonnes (MT) of grains in 2024.
37 mins ago
Heads of maritime agencies and other stakeholders are set to brainstorm on the most viable options available to Nigeria to make its trans-border trade more profitable.
40 mins ago
The Director General, National Biosafety Management Agency, Dr Agnes Asagbra, has said the agency will put measures in place to address the issue of importation of genetically modified products in the country.
43 mins ago
The Institute of Brands Management of Nigeria (IBMN) is set to hold this year’s Nigeria Brands Week from December 15, 2023.
43 mins ago
Professor of Mass Communication at the Gregory University Uturu (GUU), Abia State, Uwaoma Kalu Uche, has admonished information disseminators and communicators, including journalists, to be cautious of consequences of what they transmit to the public.
49 mins ago
As part of efforts to deepen its reach and offer Nigerians more products, HP has unveiled Laserjet Tank printers, including the 1500, 1600, 2500, and 2600 models, which is a promising development for the Nigerian market.
51 mins ago
FintechNGR, the umbrella body for fintech players, pioneer and Fintech Association in Africa has canvassed support for the burgeoning ecosystem in Nigeria.
51 mins ago
Lagos State Government, yesterday, said the second phase of the Blue Line Rail project, from Mile 2 to Okoko, which construction has started, will be completed in 2027.