The International Organisation for Migration (IOM), a United Nations agency, has assisted 143 Somali returnees stranded in Yemen to return home. A total of 46 men, 41 women, 26 boys and 30 girls set off by boat from Aden, Yemen, the previous Monday and arrived the next day at the port of Berbera.
The Secretary General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), Martin Chungong, is one of the 27 global leaders appointed by the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, to fight malnutrition through the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement.
Some strategic agencies of the United Nations are getting increasingly worried about the tide of migration from Africa. The situation seems to getting worse with children as young as 10, said to be among Ethiopians leaving for better prospects outside their country, many with their parents’ consent.
In the next decade, an estimated 60 million Africans will be at risk of being forced to move from degraded land, migrating within and outside the continent. Currently, at least 11 million young Africans enter the job market each year.
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has loudly welcomed the landmark Political Declaration on Universal Health Coverage at the 74th United Nations General Assembly in New York.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) laments that President Muhammadu Buhari is going to the United Nations General Assembly(UNGA) without articulating any definite objectives, plans and proposals to attract tangible benefits to the nation.
A United Nations agency, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has assisted over 5,250 stranded Ivorians to voluntarily return to Côte d’Ivoire over the past three years, from countries such as Libya, Niger and Morocco. Despite the logistical difficulties, the journey home turned out to be the easy part.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), a separatist movement rooted in Eastern Nigeria, has urged the United Nations to intervene in the cases of the Shiites leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, and the Convener of #Revolution now#, Omoyele Sowore, saying they are prisoners of conscience.
Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), a civic group, has written off the civil rule in Nigeria, claiming that more than 20 years after the abortion of military dictatorship, the country is still not yet a constitutional democracy.
A United Nations agency, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) last week assisted 127 stranded migrants, among them 103 men, 14 women and 10 children, to return to their homelands via a charter flight under the United Nations agency’s Voluntary Humanitarian Return (VHR) programme.