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The forthcoming third annual Migration Summit of the Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM) billed for Canada later this year, has received the endorsements of the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama. Both distinguished personalities and critical stakeholders have confirmed their participation at the summit. Stakeholders […]

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 battle against human trafficking and irregular migration has received further boost with the management team of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and that of International Organization for Migration (IOM) arriving at a resolution to upscale collaboration on ways to tackle both menaces. The leadership of the agencies gave […]

Concerned Nigerians abroad under the aegis of the Society of Young Nigerians in Diaspora for International Collaboration and Transnational Engagement led by its Romanian based convener, Adeniyi Sanusi, will unveil the NGA Diaspora Project 40/40 Simulcast/Hybrid Diaspora Global Conference on Saturday October 2 at the CMD, Lagos – Nigeria Concurrently, the event will be streamed […]

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 […]

ActionAid Nigeria wants Nigeria and other developing nations to stay away from ratifying the deal offered by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development OECD, for taxation of the Digital Economy. In a statement by the Communications Coordinator, Mrs Nihinlola Akande, the organization is displeased that the negotiation calling for all countries to remove their […]

The ongoing verification of federal civil servants on the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System, IPPIS, is part of reforms aimed at enhancing the service and its workforce. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Public Service, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau, stated this during an inspection tour of one of the centres at the National Broadcast Academy of […]

Nigeria’s anti-corruption group, Human and Environmental Developmental Agenda, HEDA has sued a former Attorney General of the Federation, Mohammed Adoke, SAN, for alleged false and malicious claims. In a suit filed at the High Court in Abuja, HEDA is asking Adoke to withdraw the malicious publications and pay one hundred million Naira as damages. Adoke […]

The era of unseaworthy substandard ships entering into the country’s seawater may soon be over. This is because, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, is moving against such ships coming into the country. It has commenced the issuance of new certificates of ship registration and gradually phasing out the old permits. The Director-General […]

The Board of Fellows, BOF, of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria is set to take the campaign against drug abuse to the nooks and crannies of the country. It plans to buy six buses, one for each geopolitical zone to use for the campaign against the menace, especially in primary and secondary schools. The Chairman […]


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