The News Agency of Nigeria reports that “Sideline” is about Moses, a former Premier League player from Nigeria, who after sustaining serious injuries, went into scouting for aspiring young Africans to play in Europe.
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Cyprne Cheptepkeny, the Project Officer, Awareness Raising, IOM, made this known during a town hall meeting to promote safe migration in Benin, Edo State.
The event, which was chaired by Prof. Patrick Lumumba from Kenya, accommodated virtual participants.
DR. Mamoud Kamara, Regional Head of IDB in Nigeria, who led the delegation, disclosed this in Abuja during a strategic meeting with the Chairman/CEO, NIDCOM, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa.
Migration globally shapes the economies of nations with direct impacts on both internal and external investments. With Nigeria as one of the key beneficiaries of diasporas remittances, the Nigeria Immigration Service’s dynamic policies over the years have been a major boost facilitating ease of business in that direction.
“The tragedy that occurred is a smuggling warehouse in Mezda, near the city of Gharyan, southwest of Tripoli where a group of migrants were being held. Eleven migrants who sustained severe injuries have been rushed to the hospital,” the IOM said in a statement.
More than 200 illegal immigrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast, said the International Organisation for Migration.
The International Organisation for Migration and the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission have expressed readiness to work together on Diaspora matters.
The International Organisation for Migration in Libya on Thursday said a shipwreck is believed to have taken place in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya, and dozens feared dead,
The International Organisation for Migration on Tuesday embarked on a cross-border roadshow to sensitise people in West African coasts on the ECOWAS National Biometric Identity Card.
At least 43 migrants have drowned after two boats capsized off the coast of Djibouti, the International Organisation for Migration said on Wednesday.
A fresh batch of 162 Nigerians, including four pregnant women, have voluntarily returned from Libya with the assistance of the International Organisation for Migration.
No fewer than 141 Nigerians, including 11 pregnant women, have voluntarily returned from Libya to Nigeria with the assistance of the International Organisation for Migration and the European Union.
Dabiri-Erewa made the call on Monday in Ibadan while presenting a lecture at a programme organised by the Faculty of Education, University of Ibadan to commemorate the university’s 70th Anniversary.
The National Emergency Management Agency, on Friday, said no fewer than 10,000 Nigerians, have voluntarily returned from Libya between April 2017 and October 2018.
This cheering news was contained in a statement by the Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa.
IOM said the tragic weekend began on Friday with two shipwrecks adding to the alarming increase in migrant deaths off Libya coast.
Abraham Tamrat, Programme Manager, Migration Management Unit, IOM, Lagos, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos.
Efe Alimi, an Edo State indigene, revealed how he had participated in the mass burial of 5,300 bodies in a single day on the Libyan shore, decomposing remains of those who had drowned while attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe
The returnee, who hails from Edo, was among the 171 Nigerians that voluntarily returned from Libya on Tuesday night.