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Nigeria Immigration Assures On Management, Protection Of Cameroonian Refugees

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Immigration Service says despite some teething challenges, more than ten thousand Cameroonian refugees in six local government areas of cross river are under its perfect control and surveillance.

Wike Hosts Traditional Rulers, Says Sultan, Ooni Are My Fathers

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has hailed the National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria stating that the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi and Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar are his fathers. The 9th General Assembly of the National Council of Traditional Rulers Council Of Nigeria held at Port Harcourt in...

UNHCR, Benue Govt To Provide Immediate Intervention To Cameroonian Refugees

1 month ago /
Nation 

The United Nation High Commission for Refugees and the Benue state government have assured the over 10,000 Anglophone Cameroonian refugees forces to flee their country because of the ongoing military crackdown, of a better camp welfare. The UNHCR country representation, Mr Antonio Jose Canhandula,  gave the assurance of immediate intervention from...

BREAKING: Senate Condemns 2018 Budget Proposal

2 months ago /
Nation 

Members of the Senate at the plenary today criticised the 2018 Appropriation Bill presented to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari. At the resumption of Legislative proceedings, Senators complained that 2018 budget is filled with inaccuracies, budget padding and inconsistencies. The Senate is maintaining that it cannot complete work on the...

Cameroonian Refugees Take Over Obudu Ranch Resort

2 months ago /
Nation 

Except urgent steps are taken by Federal and cross river state government’s, water borne and other communicable diseases are imminent within and around Obudu Ranch Resort where thousands of English speaking Cameroonians including women and children have taken over the Nigeria tourism hotspot, Obudu Ranch Resort as their home. Already facilities...

FG, International Communities Urged To Prevail On President Biya

2 months ago /
International News 

About two million Nigerians living in southern Cameroon are at risk given the current political crisis in the part of the country if nothing is done by the federal government. To this end, southern Cameroon national council is calling on President Muhammadu Buhari and the international community to prevail on the...

Cross River Herdsmen/Farmer Clash: Government Considers Open-Grazing Control Law

3 months ago /
Nation 

Following the clashes between the Fulani Herdsmen and farmers, which led to killing of one person, the cross river state government is considering enacting an open grazing law that will regulate the activities of herdsmen. Rising from a security council meeting where the issues were discussed on Monday, Governor Ben Ayade...

Immigration Boss Seek Cross River Government’s Collaboration In Managing Cameroon Refugees

4 months ago /
Nation 

No fewer than fourth thousand Cameroonian migrants are expected to find their ways into Nigeria for protection says the comptroller general of Immigration, Muhammed Babandede. The immigration boss who visited the main border axis of cross river state however said there was no cause for alarm as governor Ben Ayade has...

Nigeria/Cameroon Boundary: Governor Ayade Charges Immigration To Protect Citizens Along Border Line

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade has called on the nigerian immigration service to protect the citizens living along the border lines between Nigeria and the republic of Cameroon. Ayade stated this when he received the comptroller general of immigration, Muhammed Babandede who paid him a visit in his...

Nigeria/Cameroon Boundary Crisis: Governor Ayade, CP Appeal For Calm In Danare

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Cross River State Governor Senator Ben Ayade has called for peaceful co-existence among the people of Danare 2 in Boki Local Government area of the state and their Cameroonian counterparts over the continuous boundary crisis in the community. Ayade who was represented by the state security adviser, Jude Ngaji during...

Southern Cameroon Unrest: Immigration Steps Up Security Along Boarder Lines

4 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Immigration Service says security along the borderline between Nigeria and Cameroon in cross river state axis  has been stepped up, following the protest by groups of separatist calling for independence for the English speaking part of southern Cameroon. Comptroller of immigration in Cross River state, Funke Adeuyi stated this...

Boko Haram: HRW Accuses Cameroon Of Endangering Nigerian Refugees

5 months ago /
Nation 

Cameroon was on Wednesday accused of forcibly returning some 100,000 Nigerian refugees in breach of international agreements, putting them in danger from Boko Haram Islamists. Human Rights Watch said Nigerians who had sought refuge across the border because of the Islamist violence had been abused, attacked and even sexually exploited by...

President Buhari Hosts Traditional Rulers, Harps On Peace

5 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari wants traditional rulers in the country to continue to remind their subjects of the need to live in peace and unity.  The president said this on Monday when he hosted members of the national traditional rulers council of Nigeria at the Aso Rock Villa in Abuja.  The president who...

World Cup Qualifier: Sports Minister Dalung Sure Of Eagles Victory

5 months ago /
Sports  

Minister of sports and youth development Solomon Dalung says Nigeria is expecting nothing short of victory in Friday’s 2018 world cup qualifier football encounter between the super eagles of Nigeria and the indomitable lions of Cameroon. The sports minister told state house correspondents on Wednesday at the Aso Rock villa in...

Ooni Of Ife Warns Youth Against Hate Speech

6 months ago /
Nation 

In the wake of the arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari back to the country, the Ooni Of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has warned the youth against hate speeches that can incite Nigerians. Ooni gave the warning while hosting some youths ahead of their empowerment programme in collaboration with the...

Ooni Ends Marriage For Reasons He Described As Unpublishable

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Ooni Of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi’s seventeen month old marriage to Olori Wuraola has reportedly crashed. The Ooni is said to have ended the marriage for reasons he described as unpublishable. Wuraola, who is also an advocate against domestic violence was formerly married to a governor and a Lebanese...

Senate Demand Review Of The Current Revenue Allocation Formular

7 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian senate wants the revenue mobilization, allocation and fiscal commission to immediately embark on a review of the current revenue allocation formular. The review is to reflect changing economic realities in the country. The lawmakers’ resolution followed a motion from senator Adamu Aliero on the need for revenue mobilization allocation and...

Boko Haram: Amnesty International Accuses Cameroon Of Torture

7 months ago /
Nation 

Amnesty International has alleged that hundreds of people in Cameroon accused of supporting Boko Haram are being brutally tortured by security forces. The human rights group made the claim in a report it published on Thursday, tagged: ‘Cameroon’s secret torture chambers: human rights violations and war crimes in the fight...

UN Opposes Forced Return Of Nigerian Refugees From Cameroon

7 months ago /

The United Nations (UN) has opposed the Cameroonian government’s “forced repatriation” of 130, 000 Nigerian refugees to the border towns of Banki, Gwoza and Pulka in Borno State. According to the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), the repatriation is in gross violation of the tripartite agreement of voluntary return of...

Reps Condemn Alleged Killing Of Nigerians By Cameroonians

7 months ago /
Nation 

The House of Representatives has condemned the alleged killing of 97 Nigerians in Bakassi by Cameroonian gendarmes. Rep. Gabriel Kolawole, the sponsor of the motion of urgent national importance, informed the House of the recent attacks which according to him, contravenes the Green Tree Agreement signed by both the Nigerian and...


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