Category: Nigeria


Nigeria signs agreement to curb irregular migration

As part of efforts to curb irregular migration in Nigeria, the federal government has signed an agreement with the International...
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Nigerian government concerned with large number of potential irregular migrants

Nigeria’s Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, has expressed her...
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Eight migrants die at sea in 24-hour period while attempting to reach Spain

The bodies of eight migrants were found in a 24-hour period in December off the coast of Spain. They are among more than 1,200...
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Almost 16,000 Nigerians returned from sixteen countries since April 2017

A total of 15,731 Nigerians have been returned from sixteen countries since April 2017, according to the National Emergency...
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Thousands of girls from Delta State are trapped in Mali as victims of trafficking and exploitation

At least 10,000 women and girls from Delta State, Nigeria, are trapped in Mali and other African countries where they are being...
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Returnee from Libya warns Nigerians against irregular migration

Nigerian returnee, Jubril Bukar, has cautioned Nigerians against embarking on irregular migration to Libya. “I beg Nigerians...
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Lagos: 153 Nigerian migrants returned from Libya

As part of an ongoing effort to return Nigerian migrants stranded in Libya, a group of 153 migrants were voluntarily returned to...
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Nigeria: Edo receives almost 5,000 Libya returnees in two years

Since 2017, the Edo State government claims to have received and reintegrated 4,943 locals who had become stuck in Libya.  The...
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Eritrean migrants arrested as Ethiopia and Kenya crackdown on irregular migration

Between March and June 2019, Kenyan authorities arrested 55 Eritrean migrants for attempting to enter the country irregularly and...
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