Libya More Dangerous, Mediterranean Crossing Deadlier – Group Warns Young Nigerians

A diaspora group has advised young Nigerians against irregular migration to Europe as new developments along the route portend more danger to lives. The Migration Enlightenment Project Nigeria (MEPN) has warned would-be migrants to avoid irregular routes as the security situation in Libya worsens and death rates in the Mediterranean soar. In a statement released […]

Chinese Embassy Warns Chinese Nationals Travelling To The US

By Bartholomew Madukwe with Agency report The People’s Republic of China’s embassy in Washington has warned Chinese nationals traveling to the United States to watch out for expensive medical bills, threats of public shootings and robberies, searches and seizures by customs agents, telecommunications fraud and natural disasters. The security advisory came sequel to trade tensions […]

1500 Nigerians In Italian Jail- Envoy

BY: Fiona Freddy The Italian Ambassador to Nigeria, Stefanou Pontesilli has said that no fewer than 1500 Nigerians were serving various jail terms in Italy. Pontesilli who said this in an interview with newsmen in Abuja described such as huge number. ”In Italy we have about 1500 Nigerians in jail. It’s a big number,” he said. […]

Migrant Family Prosecutions On Standstill

A US border security chief says he has temporarily stopped launching criminal prosecutions of migrants who illegally enter the country with children. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Kevin McAleenan told reporters in Texas the prosecution referrals were suspended last week. He said it followed an order last week by President Donald Trump calling for […]

Government Looking Into Using Frozen Assets To Help Refugees

Cash socked away by corrupt foreign officials could help ease strain of global migrant crisis, says expert The federal government has imposed sanctions against a high-ranking member of the Myanmar military under Canada’s new foreign human rights legislation, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Friday. Maj.-Gen. Maung Maung Soe is being targeted for sanctions under […]