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Ghana deporting Nigerians: FG vows clampdown on illegal immigrants

OBVIOUSLY not pleased with recent deportation of 723 Nigerians by the Ghana Immigration Service, the Federal Government on Thursday disclosed that it would soon clamp down on illegal immigrants in the country. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola, made this disclosure in Lagos while speaking  at the BRF Gabfest 2 Programme […]
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France, Spain, three others agree to harbour stranded migrants

France, Spain, three others agree to harbour stranded migrants

Five countries comprising France, Spain, Germany, Portugal and Luxembourg have agreed to take some of the 141 migrants on the Aquarius humanitarian ship, the European Commission said on Tuesday. However, European Migration Commissioner, Dimitris Avramopoulos, said the bloc needs to find a long-term solution to the migrant issue. “We cannot rely on ad-hoc arrangements, we […] …

Six Nigerian asylum seekers die as Cameroon forcefully repatriates them

Six Nigerian asylum seekers die as Cameroon forcefully repatriates them

The UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, has expressed shock about the tragic death of six Nigerian asylum-seekers, among them three children, who reportedly died in a blast in the far north of Cameroon. The United Nations High Commissioner For Refugees has learnt that on 29th of July, 12 asylum-seekers were being forcibly returned to Banki, Nigeria, in a […] …

75 illegal immigrants nabbed in Enugu

75 illegal immigrants nabbed in Enugu

Ihuoma Chiedozie, Enugu The Enugu State Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service says it has repatriated 75 illegal immigrants arrested in parts of the state. It was learnt that the immigrants were mostly from Niger Republic and Cameroun. The Comptroller of Immigration in Enugu State, Dora Amahian, told PUNCH Metro on Monday that the “illegal […] …

 75 illegal immigrants repatriated from Enugu

 75 illegal immigrants repatriated from Enugu

Ihuoma Chiedozie, Enugu The ‎Enugu State Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service has repatriated 75 illegal immigrants arrested in parts of the state. It was learnt that the immigrants were mostly from the Niger Republic and Cameroun. Comptroller of Immigration in Enugu State, Dora Amahian, informed journalists on ‎Monday that the illegal aliens were arrested […] …

Migrant children face hurdles without documents on their parents

Migrant children face hurdles without documents on their parents

Scores of migrant children detained in American facilities have been battling legal hurdles, as many of them do not have relevant documents to ascertain their relationships with people who brought them into the States. A little boy named Jose who braved the dangerous trek through Mexico to the United States with his mother is confused […] …

Man jailed for two weeks for accidentally jogging into America

Man jailed for two weeks for accidentally jogging into America

A jogger, Cedella Roman, 19, was jailed for two weeks in the U.S. for accidentally crossing the border from Canada, while she was out jogging. Roman, who lives in France, had been visiting her mother in nearby North Delta, British Columbia. During Roman’s run, she was admiring the scenery when she unwittingly crossed the border from Canada into […] …

140 African migrants escape from their captors in Libya, UN says

140 African migrants escape from their captors in Libya, UN says

About 140 East African migrants escaped from smugglers holding them captive near the Libyan town of Bani Walid earlier this week, according to a local source and a U.N. report. The migrants, numbering about 140 and of Eritrean, Ethiopian and Somali nationality, were being held by “notorious trafficker Mousa Diab”, according to a statement by […] …

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