President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and President of the United Arab Emirates, Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on Monday in Abu Dhabi, have finalized a historic agreement, which has resulted in the immediate cessation of the visa ban placed on Nigerian travelers. Furthermore, by this historic agreement, both Etihad Airlines and Emirates Airlines are to immediately […]

By Abiola PETERS. Nigeria and Canada will trail a prospective path if both countries partner in the areas of food security and economic sustainability. Ex-Canadian Secretary of State and Minister of Immigration and Citizenship, Mr Weiner Gerry, on Wednesday gave this indication in a virtual engagement with members of the Journalists International Forum for Migration […]

By Abiola PETERS. Preparations are in top gear for this year’s 4th Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM) Global Migration holding in Toronto, Canada, between October 2-14. This is as Harvard scholar and United Nations Representative on Migration and Sustainability, Nermin Karin Ahmad (Ms) has been listed among the top speakers The hybrid event themed, […]

By Abiola PETERS The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (CGI), Isah Jere Idris, has charged media professionals in the country to use journalism skills including investigation to inform the public about the ills of irregular migration. He gave the charge at the opening ceremony of the 2-day JIFORM’s workshop on sensitization strategies and […]

As the World Breastfeeding Week enters the fifth day, a non Governmental Organization, Alive and Thrive, has called for the adoption of the National Baby Friendly Initiative on Workplace to Promote and Support Breastfeeding as a cost effective investment in current and future workplace. The Project Manager of the NGO Dr. Victor Ogbodo made the […]

Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has felicitated with Nigeria’s Kamaru Usman, for retaining his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title in a unanimous decision. Chairman/CEO of NIDCOM, Mrs Abike Dabiri – Erewa in a congratulatory message through Head of Media and Public Relations, Mr Abdur-Rahman Balogun, the NIDCOM commended the Nigerian spirit and zeal in […]

Alarmed by the continued maltreatment of Nigerians in the Diaspora, especially United Arab Emirates, the House of Representatives has invited the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, for questioning. The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora, Mrs Tolulope Akande-Sadipe, who made this known in Awe town, said that the welfare of Nigerians living […]

The Nigerians in Diaspora Organization Europe (NIDO-Europe) has commended the National Assembly for adopting clause 52 (3) in the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2021, which stipulates that voting during election and transmission of results shall be in accordance with the procedure determined by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Further to this, the organization urged […]

Migration has been a very topical issue globally. In Nigeria, there have been continuous efforts to document the gains and pains of Emigration. Recently, attention is being drawn to a fresh initiative to rewrite the narrative with the Diaspora Option. (In this interview, Our Migration Correspondent, ABIOLA PETERS engaged Mr ADENIYI SANUSI Executive Director/Founder, NGA […]

The Federal Government has restated its commitment to at all times ensure that victims of human trafficking are given their rightful place and that all reintegration and rehabilitation efforts will take into cognisance their special needs. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Umar Farouq gave the assurance at an event […]

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