Immigration partners foreign bodies on irregular migration
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has said it is partnering with the Swiss government and the International Organisation for Migration...
Experts urge FG to increase retention rate of professionals
Migration experts have called on the Federal Government to increase the retention rate of professionals to avoid brain drain and optimise brain gain in the country.
Three held over UK truck deaths freed on police bail Vietnam
Three suspects arrested in Britain over the deaths of 39 people found in a refrigerated truck have been released on bail, police said Sunday. They are a man and woman, both 38, from Warrington in northwest England, and a 46-year-old Northern Irish man who had been held at London's Stansted Airport.
Knocking down walls, building bridges - Part 1
I would like to start by first giving thanks to God for the gift and preservation of life before I thank Rotary International Ado Chapter for inviting me to give this lecture centered on connecting the world through bridge building.
Aregbesola tasks ECOWAS on migration, extremism
The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has charged the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to take the issue of migration seriously with a view to avoiding a rise in extremism.
NGO sensitises Imo nurses on illegal migration
A mom-governmental organisation, RARDUJA International, has organised a workshop for nurses in Imo State on the dangers of illegal migration. Founder of the NGO, Dr. Endy Duru, represented by the National Coordinator, Andy Duru, told newsmen at the weekend in Owerri that the event was part of efforts to drive home the message against unplanned trips by Nigerians to foreign nations.
AU, EU and legal migration to Europe
A move by the African Union (AU) and the European Union (EU) to ease legal migration to European countries with a view to checking the number of youths who lose their lives taking illegal routes, is a right step in the right direction. This development may not be unconnected with the realisation that more legal,…
Firm tackles irregular migration with skills empowerment
A media and investment company, Footprint to Africa has announced plans to equip victims of irregular migration and human trafficking with vocational skills, noting that the move will help them get integrated back into the society. The Chief Executive Officer, Footprint to Africa, Osita Okparaugo, explained that plans are underway to set up migration parks…
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…