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Insecurity: 35,000 nigerians flee to Cameroon

No fewer than 35,000 Nigerians have crossed into Cameroon in recent weeks with the escalation on communal crises in North East Nigeria, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has revealed. MSF, equally called Doctors Without Borders, in a press release said the latest migration followed an upsurge in violence around the northeast Nigerian

160 Nigerians return from Libya — NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency has received another batch of 160 stranded Nigerians from Libya. Alhaji Idris Muhammed, Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office of NEMA, confirmed the development to newsmen on Friday in Lagos. Muhammed said the Nigerians arrived at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, at 7:50pm on

US, UK to Impose Visa Bans on Nigerians Who Disrupt Vote

The United States and the United K kingdom may impose visa bans on Nigerians who disrupt next month’s general elections. While not backing any of the candidates or political parties, both governments said in separate emailed statements on Thursday that they support free, fair and credible elections in Africa’s most populous

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

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