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Reps reject budget performance report by refugees commission

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Account, on Monday rejected documents on budget performance presented by the Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs.

As migration row flares, Merkel’s enemies smell blood

Almost three years after German Chancellor Angela Merkel's fateful welcome to a million migrants, her boldest move has come back to haunt her, with opponents at home and abroad smelling blood.

Nearly 1,000 migrants rescued off Libya coast: navy

Libya's coastguard has rescued nearly 1,000 migrants who were on boats in distress in the Mediterranean on their way to Europe, the navy said...

At least 60 dead after migrant boat sinks

At least 60 migrants died in the Mediterranean sea when their rubber dinghy sank last week, according to survivor testimonies gathered by a rights group in Sicily.

Children separated from parents at US border sob, wail desperately

Several Central American children separated from parents at the southern US border are heard desperately sobbing and wailing in a recording released Monday by transparency group ProPublica, some so hard they almost cannot breathe.

Italy and Malta under pressure to take in stranded migrant boat

Italy and Malta faced international pressure Monday to come to the aid of a rescue ship carrying hundreds of migrants which is stranded in the Mediterranean as the two countries refuse to allow them ashore.

Buhari: Migrants should struggle at home than over the Sahara

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged migrants to stay back home, and find ways to improve their personal economies, instead of daring the Sahara Desert...

Nigeria issues warning: Illegal migration punishable by death in Libya

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has asked Nigerian migrants to avoid Libya as penalty for...

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