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The body of a child washed up on a beach of Lesbos

The body of a child washed up on a beach of Lesbos

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 […]
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80,000 displaced from North East Nigeria since November – UN

80,000 displaced from North East Nigeria since November – UN

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said more than 80,000 Nigerians have been displaced due to ongoing violence in the North-East since November, 2018. The UN relief agency said that the figure was in addition to the two million people already displaced by violence, or forced across Nigeria’s borders as refugees. […]
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National migration policy to be adopted soon – Buhari

National migration policy to be adopted soon – Buhari

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that a national policy on internal displacement is in the process of adoption, adding that it will help regulate the internal displacement crisis and complement the fight against the Islamist insurgency in the north east. This follows the president’s assurance that Nigeria will remain a migrant-friendly nation. […]
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UNHCR trains immigration officers to register IDPs, refugees

One minute silence for Saro-Wiwa divides Reps

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 […] …

VIDEO: Refugees share food, culture in nostalgic remembrance of home

VIDEO: Refugees share food, culture in nostalgic remembrance of home

In this accompanying video, courtesy of the UN Refugee Agency, refugees take time to cook and share their cultures with fellow refugees, taking turns to do it each week: Each week, a new refugee chef… and a new menu! 🍴 pic.twitter.com/Ta39846tep — UN Refugee Agency (@Refugees) August 6, 2018 Some refugees have shared their food […] …

The human trafficking challenge

In its 2018 Trafficking in Persons Report, the United States (US) government placed Nigeria on Tier-2
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FG to begin repatriation of over 91,000 Nigerian refugees from Cameroon

FG to begin repatriation of over 91,000 Nigerian refugees from Cameroon

The Federal Government says it will commence the voluntary repatriation of over 91,000 Nigerian refugees from Cameroon in July. Hajiya Sadiya Farouk, the Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, disclosed this on Wednesday at the occasion to commemorate the 2018 World Refugees Day in Abuja. She said that the Federal […] …

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