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IOM Donates Computer to NiDCOM for Diaspora Mapping

Press Release The International Organisation for Migration (IOM), the Migration department of the United Nations, has donated a computer for data management and mapping to Nigerians in Diaspora Commission. Representing the Organisation, Mr Chukwuemeka Anene, said the donation was necessitated by the outcome of the National Migration Working Group that was

Adamawa records 244 cases of cholera in one month

Mukaila Ola  Cholera cases recorded in the last one month in Adamawa State is now 244, the government revealed on Wednesday. The state on June 17 while announcing the outbreak of the disease, had disclosed that 76 cases were recorded. Addressing journalists in Yola, Director of Primary Health in the Ministry of Health,

ISWAP: Army relocates 9,000 Sabon Gari residents to Damboa–IOM

Godsgift Onyedinefu  Nigerian Army has relocated more than 9,000 people from Sabon Gari to Damboa in Borno state, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday. There have been a number of insurgent attacks in the Sabon Gari area in recent weeks, and a military convoy transporting civilians to Damboa was

NCFRMI, IOM facilitates return of 145 Nigerian migrants from Libya

Senator Iroegbu  The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) and other related agencies of the Federal Government have received another batch of Nigerian migrants from Libya. This was contained  in a statement made available to Global Sentinel on Monday night by the South west Zonal Director of NCFRMI, Mrs. Margaret

Conflicts, poor living conditions continue to force IDPs to move –IOM

The UN Migration Agency has revealed that ongoing conflicts in insurgency-affected states of Nigeria have continued to trigger the movement of displaced persons and increased malnutrition in children. The IOM made this known in its Displacement Tracking Matrix report for Nigeria made available to newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja. The DTM report

Nearly 60,000 people displaced in 3 months in Northeast – UN

The International Organisation for Migration, IOM, says an upsurge in violent attacks in crisis-raven Northeast Nigeria has displaced 59,200 people in the last three months. The UN migration agency warned in Geneva that Northeast Nigeria displacement crisis had continued due to “increased sophistication’’ of attackers. The agency noted the armed extremists, notably

Voyage of Life or Death

Editor's note: Nextier SPD Policy Weekly provides an analysis of topical conflict, security, and development issues as well as proposes recommendations to address them.This edition examines the risks posed by such migration and makes recommendations on how the challenges can be addressed. The phenomenon of irregular migration has become a major global security

NEMA receives 193 stranded Nigerians from Lybia

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has received another batch of 193 stranded Nigerians from Libya. Segun Afolayan, Acting Zonal Coordinator, NEMA, South West Zone, confirmed the development to the newsmen on Friday in Lagos. Mr Afolayan said the Nigerians arrived at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos

120 Nigerians return from Lybia

Godsgift Onyedinefu The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, the coordinating agency for Migration Management and other related issues in Nigeria successfully received and profiled 120 nigerian returnees from Lybia. The returnees who expressed satisfaction with the exercise also expressed their gratitude to the government and the IOM for