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FG, JIFORM defer on migration laws

…as JIFORM insists on the protection of Nigerian migrants By Festus Ahon, ASABA JOURNALISTS International Forum, JIFORM, has risen against some existing law on migration matters in Nigeria and called for effective legislation to aid migration and its benefits to the country. The Minister of Labour and Employment for the state, Festus Keyamo and the
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African Union opens ‘migration observatory’

The African Migration Observatory, a study platform launched by the African Union to improve migration governance, was inaugurated on Friday in the Moroccan capital Rabat. “Today, Africa will have its own data, this will allow us to disprove several myths about migration,” said Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita at a ceremony he co-chaired with the
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420 Nigerian returnees arrive Abuja from Saudi Arabia — NiDCOM

NIDCOM chief seeks collaboration with ILO to tackle irregular migration

Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has called for collaboration between it and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) with a view to addressing the challenges of irregular migration. Chairman/CEO of NIDCOM Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa called for the collaboration when she received in her office in Abuja, a three-man delegation from ILO comprising Ms Lotte Kejer, Chief
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Trump seeks increased border security, says migration hurting origin countries

U.S. President Donald Trump tapped into his long-standing insistence on border security and slammed illegal immigration in his speech to the UN, saying protecting national frontiers preserves human rights. “When you undermine border security, you are undermining human rights and human dignity,” said Trump, who has been cracking down on undocumented migration over the U.S.’
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