Tag: refugees

EzinneDecember 22, 2017

The Thread: This is one love story with the saddest ending possible

Regardless of how Biafrans like to romanticize war, there’s nothing good about it: blood is spilt, generations are wiped out, ...

Adegbite AdedotunOctober 24, 2017

Trump set to cut refugees entry to lowest in several decades

According to a report Monday afternoon, President Trump is expected to announce on Tuesday his plan of lower the number ...

Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 19, 2017

White House rejects report showing positive impact of refugees

White House officials have reportedly rejected a study carried out by the Department of Health and Human Services about the ...

ToluAugust 19, 2017

N400bn bribe; 170 refugees evacuated | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

N553.77 million – On Tuesday, the EFCC announced it recovered this amount from corrupt politicians in the South East. 312 ...

EditorJune 22, 2017

The similarities between Otodo Gbame and the Grenfell Tower

by Alexander O. Onukwue There are not many instances where you can say something similar happens between Nigeria and the ...

RoqeebahFebruary 4, 2017

Still on the Matter: There’s a ripple effect of Trump’s #MuslimBan in Kuwait that the world is not talking about

Donald Trump undeniably has had the worst first two weeks in the history of American Presidents in recent times. For the ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 30, 2017

The Thread: Iraqi refugee, Brahim, literally saved my life, twice -US Soldier | #MuslimBan

Donald Trump’s ban on refugees has got the US and other countries reeling. See below the retelling of a personal ...

AzeezJanuary 28, 2017

Allow refugees entry into the US, UN agencies tell Trump

The United Nations refugee agency and International Organization for Migration (IOM) have called on US President Donald Trump to reverse ...

AzeezDecember 20, 2016

Over 150,000 refugees returned to Nigeria – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said over 150,00 refugees have returned to the country. The President spoke while receiving the ...

AzeezSeptember 23, 2016

Nigerians would have been refugees if Buhari was not elected – Oni

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Segun Oni on Thursday said Nigeria would have collapsed if President Muhammadu Buhari was not ...

ToluSeptember 10, 2016

Corruption in IDP camps: EFCC should rise to the occasion

The United Nations has said Nigeria is on the brink of a famine unlike any we’ve ever seen before. The ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 2, 2016

Cheta Nwanze: Destroying the North-east’s social fabric

by Cheta Nwanze During Nigeria’s civil war almost half a century ago, there was a food crisis in the battle ...

YWriterAugust 21, 2016

We had a civil war once in Nigeria before – and 3 other reasons we should be following the story of Omran, the Syrian boy

by Tolu Omoyeni When photos of a little Syrian boy who had just been rescued from the rubbles of a ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 20, 2016

Opinion: Recovering Nigeria’s refugees and IDPs: A fight worth fighting

by Olawale Rotimi   Nigeria has been ranked among nations with high number of displaced persons and refugees; this record ...

Op-Ed EditorApril 18, 2016

Refugee crisis: The European Union must stand up and be counted

Devolution is the founding principle of the European Union, EU. One of the tasks placed on the EU as an ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 31, 2015

War is coming, it’s time to stockpile – 7 important things you didn’t read yesterday (but should have)

by Kolapo Olapoju 1. Edwin Clark’s herculean request. How do you ask ‘aggrieved’ persons to support you? You don’t, rather you ...

SolaJanuary 30, 2015

Thanks, but no thanks! Refugees reject Jonathan-branded relief materials

by Anike Jacobs Nigerian refugees in Diffa State of Niger Republic have rejected relief materials sent to them. The BBC ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 22, 2014

@mcspella: Before we become refugees in our country

by Ehi Akpata When a handshake crosses the elbow it has become another thing – Chinua Achebe This proverb made ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 6, 2014

How Nigerian refugees are fleeing Borno to deserted Island in Chad because of Boko Haram

by David Cyril   Majority of the people who fled Kolikolia, Borno State, after being attacked by the dreaded terrorist ...

March 3, 2014

Opinion: How the Boko Haram war should be fought

by Jibrin Ibrahim I am writing this column from Niamey in Niger Republic where I have just arrived. Two items ...

December 15, 2013

It’s a White Christmas! Snow falls in Egypt for the first time in over 100 years (PHOTOS)

by Akintomiwa Agbaje A lot of Egyptians did not expect a white Christmas, but that is what they will be ...

August 31, 2013

How Syrian woman was found at sea with her baby’s umbilical cord still attached

A Syrian refugee gave birth at sea on her way to Italy as the number of arrivals fleeing the war-torn ...

August 27, 2012

Flood ravages Katsina villages injuring eight

by Akan Ido Many houses and farms were destroyed by flood in Kofa and Tofani villages in Kusada Local Government ...

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