How illegal migration fuels insecurity in Nigeria, by experts
Adamu Yakubu is Nigerien national trading on petty items in Kano. The 35-year-old foreigner explained to The Guardian how he came into Nigeria seven years ago without any document
‘Illegal migration, major cause of brain drain in Africa’
Illegal migration has been identified as a huge problem in Africa, and as such, a major cause of brain drain.
Nigerians should shun illegal migration now, say groups
Against the backdrop of the increasing death of Nigerians seeking to leave the country illegally through the Mediterranean Sea and the deserts, some civil society groups have urged those planning to embark on such trips to have a rethink.
NGO, Imo government partner against illegal migration
A non-governmental organisation, Rarduja International has solicited the support of Imo State government on the campaign against illegal migration and unplanned journey abroad by Nigerians. The group disclosed that Nigeria ranks among the countries with highest number of illegal immigrants across Europe and other developed nations, adding that “the government should as a matter of…
Stakeholders urge end to illegal migration
Nigerians have reiterated the need for an increased government’s effort to save the life of citizens, especially those trapped in Libya.The call was made following the return of another batch of 171 stranded Nigerians from Zintan District of Libya through the assistance of International Organisation for Migration (IOM).
Oba Of Benin convenes security meeting on herdsmen, illegal migration
A special security meeting to tackle the problems of herdsmen, illegal migration and human trafficking, kidnapping and other criminal activities in the state has been held at the instance of the Oba of Benin in his palace. The various heads of security agencies in the state, including the Police, the Army, the Directorate of State…
Obaseki appoints SSA on human trafficking, illegal migration
A Benin based Human Rights Activist, Mr Solomon Okoduwa, has been appointed as Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration to Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo. Okoduwa, who is the President, Initiative for Youth Awareness on Migration, Immigration, Development and Reintegration (IYAMIDR), was also a member of the state committee against human…
Fighting human trafficking, illegal migration amid unemployment, poverty
Government has demonstrated its determination and commitment to ensuring the safety of lives and property of its citizens by prompt response to stranded Nigerians in Libya...