The second edition of the Ajuloopin Digital Empowerment Programme (ADEP) had over 4,604 applicants. There were at least three PhD and 30 Masters degree holders
Month: September 2021
The United States is looking to create a revised system for International travel consistent with the prevalent circumstances of the pandemic. This was revealed by
Illegal Migration into the EU nearly doubled in the West African, Mediterranean and Balkan Route
The EU Border Control and Coastal Guard Agency, FRONTEX, revealed that over 100,000 people have illegally gained entry into European countries in 2021 alone. This
ECA report reveals that EU system for deporting migrants encourages illegal migration
A special auditors report indicated that inefficiencies in the European Union’s system for deportation of illegal migrants serves as an enabler for illegal migration The
The EU and ECOWAS launch Youth Sounding Board (YSB). Inaugurate 25 Nigerian Youths as founding members.
The European Union delegation to Nigeria alongside ECOWAS have inaugurated a 25 member Youth Sounding Board who are saddled with the responsibility of shaping and
Frontline workers who were in the coal face of the Covid-19 pandemic in France have been granted citizenship. This was enabled by a special fast
International Students in North Cyprus face challenges in entering country due to COVID-19 travel measures
Stringent COVID-19 travel restrictions in Northern Cyprus have seen International students inundated with a barrage of challenges to gain entry into the de facto state.
New Rules on EU Blue Card for Skilled Migrants is approved by MEPs
The Members of the European Parliament have officially approved the adoption of reforms on the EU Blue Card. The new rules will make it easier
“Being open to learn is very important when adapting to a new country.” Ireland based Cameroonian engineer talks with Japafora
As part of our interview series with Africans in diaspora, we sit down with a young African lady domiciled in the Republic of Ireland to
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A research published by the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) and Universities Uk International (UUKI) examined the economic benefits emanating from the presence of International
Immigration Consultancy Boss Urges Travellers to shun document forgery
The founder of StraightVisas, Abraham Great, has urged intending travellers to avoid relying heavily on travel consultants to process their documents but to be involved
COVID-19: Two in Three Europeans consider it unsafe to travel based on recent survey
A recent survey conducted by Oliver Wyman revealed that over 60 percent of people feel uneasy about travelling amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The US based
Immigration Services rescues 9 victims of human trafficking in Northern Nigeria
Nine victims of human trafficking in Jigawa State have been reportedly rescued by the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIN). The victims were rescued on September 2,
European Parliament set to approve changes to EU Blue Card to attract more highly skilled workers from non-EU nations
The parliament of the European Union have announced that Members are set to offer their final approval to alterations made on the European Blue Card
South Africa in the frame to host the FIFA Club World Cup in December
The South African Football Association have indicated interest in hosting the FIFA Club World Cup scheduled for December. This development comes follow Japan’s decision to
UK Companies urge Government to relax immigration laws to remediate jobs squeeze
The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has called on the British Government to relax the new rules on immigration to permit entry of foreign workers.
Flaw in Italian Citizenship Law saw Italian born athlete of Nigerian heritage ineligible to compete in Olympics
Great Nnachi, an Italian born Nigerian was ineligible to compete at the just concluded Tokyo Olympics as she was unable to obtain Italian citizenship. The
Growing Concerns for safety of migrants as hundreds resume English Channel Crossings
The English Channel, which is a portion of the Atlantic Ocean separating the South of England from the North of France, witnessed its first landings
A recently published analysis by Universities UK International detailed that while Britain still remains in second place worldwide, other countries are quickly catching up in
The world’s first eco-friendly mosque is now open in Hatta, an enclave of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. This development was revealed by the
A recent Labour Force Survey detailed that employment rose by 90,000 in Canada during the month of August. The previous months brought the employment within
UAE launches GREEN VISA initiative as it relaxes residency requirements
The United Arab Emirates, as part of the nascent set of 50 new initiatives and projects, have revealed the launch of the new green visa.
The Canadian borders were effectively open to tourist from September 7, 2021. This is contingent on travellers having completed the full course of vaccination with
Nigerian Student narrates how she used additional academic degrees to extend her stay in Europe
A Nigerian student, Modupe Osunkoya, narrated to the BBC how she leveraged on academic pathways to extend her stay in Europe in view of a
Nigerian President, President Muhammadu Buhari has officially launched the Nigeria Jubilee Fellow Programme (NJFP) on Tuesday 31st August, 2021;. The programme, which is in collaboration
Federal Court in Canada makes ruling against IRCC, stating that they took too long to process a PR application
A Canadian court ruled that the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) took to long to process a Permanent Residency application from a Syrian couple.
IATA bemoans delay in air transport recovery due to Government imposed travel restrictions, calls for harmonization of Covid-19 entry regulations
The extenuating government imposed travel restrictions has been identified by IATA as a bane to the convalescence of the international air travel. This revelation was
350 Migrants from Africa intercepted by Spanish border security while attempting to scale Melilla Fence
Some 350 migrants from sub-Saharan Africa were stopped from gaining access into the enclave of Melilla from Morocco. The North African country is a preferred
Uganda and Rwanda offering temporary asylum to Afghan refugees in transit to the US and other Western Countries
Following the unprecedented swift takeover of Afghanistan by the Taliban and usurpation of the democratically elected government, thousands of Afghans have frenetically fled the country.
African Migration concerns among topics raised in UN, IOM meeting on migration and human mobility
Representatives from African countries, the United Nations (UN) as well as the International Organisation of Migration (IOM) took part in a two day conference to
Greek lawmakers seeking to introduce hardline migration legislation for accelerated deportation of migrants
With Europe anticipating a surge in migrants due to the recent Afghanistan crisis, lawmakers in Greece are moving forward with new legislation to expedite the