Thursday, September 20, 2018

Tag "deportation"

    Nigerian students take Biafra battle to streets of India

Nigerian students take Biafra battle to streets of India

Some Nigerian students, who have different positions about the Biafra agitation, clashed openly in Hennur, an Indian town, on Sunday night.A Nigerian identified as Elvis Ohachosim was attacked while his car was set ablaze.According to the Times of India, the Sunday attack was in retaliation to Ohachosim attacking two Nigerian friends the previous day.On September 3, N Chigozie, a Nigerian had [...]

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    Fear of Boko Haram: Cameroon ‘deports 100,000 Nigerians’

Fear of Boko Haram: Cameroon ‘deports 100,000 Nigerians’

The Human Rights Watch (HRW) says Cameroon has deported 100,000 Nigerian refugees in the hope of stemming the spread of Boko Haram.In a report on Wednesday, HRW)said the deportation defied a plea by UN refugee agency to not return anyone to north-eastern Nigeria, where Boko Haram killed thousands of people, "until security and human rights situation improved considerably”.The HRW report [...]

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    Nigeria deports 450 ‘illegal immigrants’

Nigeria deports 450 ‘illegal immigrants’

The Nigeria immigration service says it arrested and repatriated 450 illegal immigrants in Edo state in the first quarter of the year.David Adi, the state comptroller of immigration, disclosed this on Tuesday at the presentation of a refurbished Hilux van by the management of Okomu oil palm company plc to the command in Benin, the state capital.Adi said those repatriated were [...]

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    South Sudan deports three American journalists

South Sudan deports three American journalists

South Sudan has deported three American journalists over visa issues, a government official said on Tuesday.Makol Mawien, the country's foreign affairs ministry spokesman, said the journalists were intercepted on Friday at the Nadapal border in Namurunyang state, Eastern Equatorial.He, however, did not give their names or the organisations they work for.He said the foreign journalists crossed the border through Lokichoggio [...]

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    US set to deport 7000 Ghanaians

US set to deport 7000 Ghanaians

The United States ambassador to Ghana, Robert Jackson, has said about 7,000 Ghanaian immigrants in the country face deportation for visa-related offences including staying illegally, overstaying their permits.Jackson disclosed this during a meeting with Ghanaian media men.“In fact about 7000 of them are currently at different stages of the deportation process. And we are not apologetic about that,” Jackson said.The [...]

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    PHOTOS: 41 UK deportees arrive Lagos

PHOTOS: 41 UK deportees arrive Lagos

Forty-one Nigerians, comprising 33 males and eight females, arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos on Wednesday morning.They landed at the cargo terminal of the airport.Muhammad Sidi, director general of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), said the deportees were sent away from England for committing various immigration offences.“From the manifest with me, 41 Nigerians are on board and [...]

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    Nigerian student: Turkish police captured and deported me like I was Shekau

Nigerian student: Turkish police captured and deported me like I was Shekau

A Nigerian student who was deported by the Turkish government on Monday night says he was treated like a terrorist, detained and interrogated before he was finally sent on a plane to Nigeria.Narrating his experience to TheCable through a live chat while in transit, the student, an electrical engineering undergraduate of the University of Fatih, said Turkish officials found nothing incriminating on [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: Turkey begins mass deportation of Nigerian students

EXCLUSIVE: Turkey begins mass deportation of Nigerian students

The Turkish government has commenced a massive deportation of Nigerian students in the country, TheCable can report.Rukkaya Usman, a Nigerian student deported from the country, said the Turkish government did not give a reason for the action.Usman, a final year student of political science and international relations at the University of Melikseh, told TheCable on Saturday that she arrived in Turkey [...]

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    Nigeria deports 3 Koreans for immigration offences

Nigeria deports 3 Koreans for immigration offences

The federal government has deported three Koreans for immigration offences.Ekpedeme King, spokesman of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday.According to King, the NIS cautioned expatriates to respect the nation’s immigration laws, as the country is determined to forestall any breach of them.“The federal government of Nigeria had on the 20th of July, 2016 deported three [...]

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    Respite for Nigerian woman facing deportation

Respite for Nigerian woman facing deportation

A Nigerian woman facing deportation in the United Kingdom can breathe a bit after her removal was delayed by at least one day.Afusat Saliu said her two daughters faced a risk of circumcision if they were deported, and also claimed that having converted from Islam to Christianity, she could be targeted by Boko Haram on her return home.Reports said she [...]

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    Kenya deports ‘illegal immigrants’ to Somalia

Kenya deports ‘illegal immigrants’ to Somalia

Kenyan authorities on Friday deported 50 more illegal immigrants to Somalia, as security crackdown aimed at ridding the East African nation off criminal elements is intensified.The aliens, who had been living in Kenya without valid documents, were deported after staying in custody for almost two weeks.They were part of the more than 200 illegal aliens the Kenyan government planned to [...]

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