Sunday, November 18, 2018

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    PDP calls Buhari ‘insensitive leader’ over comment on illegal migrants

PDP calls Buhari ‘insensitive leader’ over comment on illegal migrants

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari’s comment on illegal migrants. While playing host to German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday, Buhari said migrants who take the risk of going through the Sahara and the Mediterranean Sea are on their own.“We have made it very clear that we do not support anything illegal and anybody who feels this [...]

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    22,500 Nigerians have ‘crossed Mediterranean illegally’ in 2016…and still counting

22,500 Nigerians have ‘crossed Mediterranean illegally’ in 2016…and still counting

The European Union (EU) says over 22,500 illegal migrants from Nigeria have crossed the Mediterranean sea to Europe between January and September, apart from 23,000 in 2015.Richard Young, deputy head of EU Delegation in Nigeria, said this while speaking at a media workshop in Abuja.“In 2014, the number of people travelling irregularly into Europe clinched 280,000 people; in 2015 it [...]

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