UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has reiterated its call to the international community for urgent additional support for refugees in Nigeria, where the number of refugees from Cameroon
The 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature was yesterday, awarded to Abdulrazak Gurnah for his work on the impact of colonialism and the plight of refugees.
The Federal Government is determined to ensure that Nigerian Refugees are returned to the country in safety and indignity.
4 May 2021
President Joe Biden announced Monday, after coming under fierce criticism, that he was raising the maximum number of refugees allowed into the United States this year to 62,500 -- up from the 15,000 cap imposed by his predecessor Donald Trump.
11 Apr 2021
Pope Francis made a rare Sunday outing from Vatican grounds to celebrate a mass on "divine mercy" with prisoners, refugees and health workers.
5 Dec 2020
Shulmate Ezechi is so many things rolled into one; she is the founder and CEO of ANYiSO an international NGO, an advocate, an author, and an activist for girls and women’s rights.
13 Aug 2020
The over 36,000 Camerounian refugees in Cross River have opposed purported plans by their home government to relocate them to the Francophone nation’s beleaguered South West
23 Apr 2019
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) have expressed the need to foster mixed population flows in West Africa to ensure the protection of refugees, asylum seekers and other persons with specific needs.
10 Mar 2019
The body of a child believed to have drowned in a migrant boat accident washed up on a beach of the Greek island of Lesbos on Sunday, the Athens News Agency. According to reports from the local media and coastguard sources, it is believed that the headless body in an advanced state of decomposition was…
4 Nov 2018
The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has trained Nigerian immigration officers to register Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and returning refugees for their national ID cards. About 30, 000 cards have already been printed for the registration exercise in camps and host communities in Borno State. The issuance of cards was contained in a…
24 Jun 2018
Sir: From the United States of America to Europe, the world is battling an exponential rise in undocumented and irregular migration, which poses several challenges on the countries of origin, transit and destination, as well as migrants themselves. Right now, the US is up to stem the number of illegal entries from Mexico. In 2017,…
21 Jun 2018
Yesterday, June 20, was the World Refugee Day, a day set aside by the United Nations (UN) to commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees worldwide and show support for people who have been displaced by man-made conflicts and natural causes. According to the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), in…