Britain's proposed law to implement what it calls the biggest overhaul of asylum rules in decades "undermines established international refugee protection rules", the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said Thursday.
United Nations High Commission for Refugees in Geneva (UNHCR) has met with the Federal Government to strategise on how to provide support systems and security for over 186,000 Nigerian refugees in Niger Republic and Chad.
The Federal Government is determined to ensure that Nigerian Refugees are returned to the country in safety and indignity.
Oscar-winning actor Angelina Jolie on Sunday visited a refugee camp in Burkina Faso sheltering thousands of Malians who have fled jihadist violence in the region.
Int'l Day of African Child: UNHCR champions peace in Africa to end plight of refugees in Cross River
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has called for peace in Africa to alleviate the plight of Cameronian refugee children living in the Ogoja area of Cross River State. The Head of the UNHCR Sub Office Ogoja, Mr. Tesfaya Bekele, made this clarion call at the funfair treat to observe the annual International…
In what seems a diversionary move from the nation-wide insecurity, the tottering Buhari administration took a swipe at the British government for considering the asylum applications of the hounded Indigenous People of Biafra partisans.
Fresh concerns loom large in the real estate sector, as operatives are apprehensive that housing deficit may worsen and investments will drop due to security challenges in the country.
The United Nations warned Tuesday that bloodshed in northwestern Nigeria was fuelling an exodus into neighbouring Niger, where violence was also rising.
Fifteen members of a contingent of Ethiopian peacekeepers in South Sudan, originally from the Tigray region, have refused to return to Ethiopia, the UN said...
More than 2,000 civilians were killed in three eastern DR Congo provinces in 2020, mostly by armed groups, the United Nations said Tuesday as it voiced alarm over ongoing attacks.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), late Friday, said that more than 90 illegal migrants were rescued off the Libyan coast.
14 Dec 2020
Despite Nigeria’s vast humanitarian crisis, it is also playing host to over 61,000 refugees and asylum seekers from neighbouring countries, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees