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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

4,123 Nigerians return from Lybia in 2018, says NEMA

A total of 4,123 Nigerians has voluntarily returned from Libya between January 6 and December 18, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) disclosed on Wednesday The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Acting Zonal Coordinator, NEMA, South West Zone, Mr Segun Afolayan made the disclosure while receiving a fresh batch of 140

Nigerians: Strangers in their homeland

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. In this  week's publication, NextieSPD pricked the conscience of the nation by drawing attention to the plight of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Nigeria. The level,

Buhari Applauds Nigerians for saving $21bn on Food Import

Godsgift Onyedinefu President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion. According to a statement issued by Special Adviser to the President on media and Publicity, Buhari said the humongous savings will

174 Nigerians return from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 174 stranded Nigerians from Libya. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the returnees arrived at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at about 1.10am on Friday. They were brought back in an Al-Buraq Airlines Boeing 737-8000 aircraft with

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

Buhari laments frequent killings of Nigerians

•Says he is depressed and distressed President Muhammadu Buhari says he is distressed and depressed by the ethno-religious killings in the country, appealing to Nigerians to learn to live together in peace and harmony. The president said this when he received leaders of the Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN), led by

141 Nigerians return from Libya

No fewer than 141 Nigerians including 11 pregnant women have voluntarily returned from Libya to Nigeria with the assistance of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the European Union (EU). Segun Afolayan, Chief Planning Officer, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

10,000 Nigerians voluntarily return from Lybia, says NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency, on Friday, said no fewer than 10,000 Nigerians, have voluntarily returned from Libya between April 2017 and October 2018. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the South West Zonal Coordinator of NEMA, Mr Yakubu Suleiman, made this disclosure while receiving a new batch of 161 returnees, who

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