News - asylum

Cholera Outbreak: Cross River Govt. Says Influx Of Cameroonian Refugees A Big Challenge

1 week ago /
Health  Nation 

The Cross River state government says despite its efforts to prevent and curb cholera outbreak in the state, the continued influx of Cameroonian asylum seekers has been a challenge to the state.

Hundreds Of Venezuelans Seek Asylum In Peru

4 weeks ago /
International News 

Venezuela authorities say hundreds of Venezuelans have requested asylum in Peru, just hours after the country tightened its entry requirements.

U.N. Asks Latin American Countries To Ease Entry For Venezuelans

1 month ago /
International News 

The United Nations refugee and migration agency has called on Latin American countries to ease entry for Venezuelan nationals fleeing economic hardship and a deepening political crisis.

Zambia Deports Zimbabwe Opposition Politician

1 month ago /
International News 

Zambia has deported senior Zimbabwean opposition politician Tendai Biti to Zimbabwe in defiance of a court order.

Zimbabwe Denies Arrest Of Opposition Figure

1 month ago /

Zimbabwe government on Wednesday denied reports of the arrest of former finance minister and opposition politician Tendai Biti

Refugee Commission Regrets Death Of Asylum Seekers

1 month ago /
Nation 

The national commission for refugees, migrants and internally displaced persons says it is saddened by the death of eight Cameroonian refugees in Ikom, cross river state.

Cross River Government Raises Concern Over Health Of Cameroon Refugees

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Cross River state government has raised concern over the poor hygiene and health condition of Cameroonian refugees seeking asylum in the state.

E.U. Leaders Hold Talks On Migration

3 months ago /
International News 

European union leaders gathered in Brussels on Sunday in an attempt to bridge their deep divisions over migration, an issue that has been splitting them for years and now poses a fresh threat to German chancellor Angela Merkel.

European Union Leaders To Hold Crisis Talks On Migration

3 months ago /
International News 

The leaders of ten EU countries will hold crisis talks on migration in Brussels on Sunday, aimed at countering movement of asylum seekers between member nations, which is a source of tensions within the bloc.

Pope Francis Criticizes Trump Policy On Migrant Families

3 months ago /
International News 

Pope Francis has criticized the Trump administration’s policy of separating migrant families at the Mexican border, saying populism is not the answer to the world’s immigration problems.

Trump: U.S Will Not Be A Migrant Camp

3 months ago /
International News 

President Donald Trump vowed on Monday that the United States would not become a "migrant camp" as he faced mounting pressure to stop families being separated as a deterrent to illegal immigration.

Rescued Migrants Arrive Spain’s Port Of Valencia

3 months ago /
International News 

Migrants rescued from the Mediterranean and turned away by Italy and Malta have arrived in Spain's port of Valencia.

FG, EU Collaborate To Stem Migration

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government says it is working with European countries to stem the tide of migration of its citizens in search of greener pastures.

Italy’s New Interior Minister Promises Tough Action On Migrant Arrivals

3 months ago /
International News 

Italy’s newly installed Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said  on monday that the country  will no longer Be “Europe’s Refugee Camp” even as  he promised tough action to reduce migrant arrivals and send back those who have already come

Israel To Release 200 Jailed African Migrant

5 months ago /
International News 

The Israeli Interior Ministry says it is set to release about 200 jailed African migrants in the absence of a final deal to deport them and thousands more Eritrean and Sudanese men who entered the country illegally.

13 African Athletes Go Missing At Commonwealth Games

5 months ago /
Sports  

Five more African athletes may have vanished from the Commonwealth Games, organisers said on Thursday, after eight competitors from Cameroon were suspected of fleeing a day earlier.

Cross River Appeals For Medical Support For Cameroonian Refugees

5 months ago /
International News  Nation 

Cross river state government has called on the federal government and the  international community to support the state by intervening in the healthcare provision for the over twenty thousand Cameroonian refugees taking asylum in the state.

Poland Accuses EU Of Double Standards

6 months ago /
International News 

Poland has accused the European union of “double standards” in its treatment of member states, a day after Brussels rejected Warsaw’s defense of its court reforms that critics say threaten democracy.

Cross River Commences Campaign For Measles Vaccination

6 months ago /
Environment  Health 

Due to the influx of Cameroonian refugees into different communities in Cross River State, the State Government has commenced campaigns for measles vaccination to different border areas of the state.

 

Nigeria Immigration Assures On Management, Protection Of Cameroonian Refugees

7 months 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.


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