News - asylum

E.U. Leaders Hold Talks On Migration

3 weeks 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

4 weeks 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

4 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

4 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

5 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.

At Least 20 Migrants Drown Off The Coast Of Morocco

5 months ago /
International News 

The bodies of at least 20 people have been pulled from the sea off the coast and in Melilla, a small Spanish territory bordering morocco.

Cross River Government Donates Food Items, Toiletries To 3,000 Cameroon Asylum Seekers

5 months ago /
Nation 

Worried by the plight of southern Cameroon refugees taking asylum in the state, cross river state government, has donated food items and other accessories to the over 3000 people residing in Ikom Local Government area of the state. The items ranging from Rice, Plantain, Beans, Yam, Garri, Palmoil To Provisions, Indomie...

Cameroonian Refugees Take Over Obudu Ranch Resort

7 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

7 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...

Catalan Independence: Puigdemont Flees To Belgium

8 months ago /
International News 

Sacked Catalan president Carles Puigdemont has fled to Belgium and is expected to seek asylum there. Spain's chief prosecutor has called for rebellion charges to be brought against him and other organisers of Catalonia’s banned independence referendum. The Spanish central government took direct control of Catalonia on Monday, replacing sacked officials. It suspended...

606 Immigrants Rescued Off Libya Coast

9 months ago /
Nation 

A rescue ship has docked in Sicily with 606 migrants picked up in less than two days off the Libyan coast. They are from about 20 countries in Africa and the Middle East. Aid group, save our souls, SOS, on the Mediterranean Sea says they include 241 children and 11 pregnant...

Boko Haram: HRW Accuses Cameroon Of Endangering Nigerian Refugees

9 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...


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