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21 Jun
The African Refugees Foundation (AREF), yesterday, called on government to be more responsive towards improving the living standards of citizens, even as it said many Nigerians..
19 Jun 2020
The Federal Government has taken a step further in developing modalities for inclusion of refugees in the social safety nets through the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP).
20 Jun 2019
Every year, millions of people are forced to flee from their homes in order to keep safe from war, persecution or natural disasters. Being far away from home, and usually in uncomfortable temporary abodes. Refugees have to struggle against different odds to survive. To ameliorate their struggles, the international World Refugee Day was declared with…
20 Jun 2018
Former US President Barack Obama called Wednesday for an end to the separation of migrant children from parents at the US-Mexico border, saying the "cruelty" of the practice was contrary to American ideals. "To watch those families broken apart in real time puts to us a very simple question: are we a nation that accepts…
24 Jun 2017
As part of activities to mark the 2017 World Refugee Day, the Africa Refugee Foundation (AREF) held its 5th memorial remembrance for its founding president, late Segun Olusola, in Lagos.

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