On January 18, non-state armed groups stormed a humanitarian facility in Ngala town, some 124 kilometers from Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State.
The UN migration agency, International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has reported that 107,546 migrants and refugees have bravely entered Europe by sea through December 18.
An IOM report shows that more than one in three migrants assisted with voluntary return by IOM along the main migration routes is either Guinean or Nigerian.
Samsung Electronics is currently in league with a UN agency to tackle the menace of modern slavery as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility.
Herders are moving cyclically along traditional transhumance corridors, both within the country’s boundaries and across borders, in search of fodder for their livestock.
There will be an annual Awards Ceremony of the Plural Plus Youth Video Festival (PLURAL+) on Wednesday at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM), a United Nations agency, has condemned in the strongest possible terms the killing of three aid workers of the organisation on Sunday in fighting between armed groups in Morobo County, South Sudan’s Central Equatorial region.
To combat terrorism, transnational organised crime, and improve cooperation in border management in Asia, the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT) and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) have hosted a three-day regional workshop to deal with those issues.
Arguably, little remains of the once bustling Benin City, the base of the great Benin Kingdom, and the capital of Edo State in Southern Nigeria today. The once-mighty city is currently the main sender place of origin of the socioeconomic harassed Nigerians migrating irregularly towards Libya in search of greener pastures in Europe.
Sierra Leone Steps Up Counter Human Trafficking As UN Battles For Migrants’ Alternative Income In Niger
The adoption of the Law N° 2015-36 which criminalises the smuggling of migrants in Niger, and the closing of several gold mines, once magnets drawing job seekers, have left many people living along northern Niger’s migration routes in search for alternative income-generating activities.