Migration

JIFORM Urges FG, Institutions To Prioritise Training On Human Trafficking, Irregular Migration For Journalists

      … Picks Four Centres   The Journalists International Forum for Migration (JIFORM) has called on the Federal Government and institutions in Nigeria to make capacity building for journalists on migration matters a priority. This, the body argued was one of the potent tools to combat human trafficking and other irregular migration menaces […]

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Edo, Swiss Govt, IOM, Partner To Tackle Irregular Migration,  Unemployment 

      The Edo Government through the state’s skills development agency, EdoJobs has partnered the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the Swiss Government to launch a community-based reintegration programme to tackle unemployment and irregular migration in Edo. Launching the programme with the theme, “Promoting Resilience and Sustainable Livelihood for Returned Migrants and Unemployed […]


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Nigeria Project 40/40 To Be Unveiled In Lagos October 2

        Concerned Nigerians abroad under the aegis of the Society of Young Nigerians in Diaspora for International Collaboration and Transnational Engagement led by its Romanian based Convener, Adeniyi Sanusi, will unveil the NGA Diaspora Project 40/40 Simulcast/Hybrid Diaspora Global Conference on Saturday, October 2 at the CMD, Lagos,Nigeria. An online statement signed […]


Fmr. Edo Commissioner,Osemwengie-Ero To Lead Protest To Italian Embassy Over 300 Detained Nigerians 

        Former Edo State Commissioner for Arts, Culture, Tourism and Diaspora Affairs, Osaze Osemwengie-Ero, has disclosed plans to lead a protest to the Italian Embassy within the next four weeks to demand the release of over 300 Nigerian youths illegally detained in Italian prisons for trumped-up charges on mafia-related offences. Osemwengie-Ero, disclosed […]


South West Summit : Participants Advocate Appropriate Coordination Of Diasporas Database

      Participants at the just concluded  two-day South West Summit in Ado-Ekiti  titled,” Harnessing of Diaspora Remittance For Regional Development” have called for appropriate state, regional and national coordination of the diasporas for proper documentation based on research as the basis for credible databases. This just as they also resolved to consolidate economic […]


Solutions To Slavery In Ocansey’s Book, Banda Tells African Leaders

    The former President of Malawi, Dr Joyce Banda has recommended a book authored by member African Union Labour Migration Advisory Committee, Dr Princess Kabuki Ocansey titled,  “Deadly Work or Decent Work?  as the  publication contains solutions to various forms of slavery African youths were subjected to in the Middle East. Ocansey, a renowned […]


Ondo Public Service Training Institute Ready, Has Facilities To Host Int’l Summit –DG

    The Director General of  the Public Service Training Institute (PSTI), Ondo State, Ekpo Jide has stated categorically that the state-of- the-art facilities at the institute are good enough to host a global capacity enhancement summit in line with the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG). He said in Akure, the state capital on yesterday when […]


Irregular Migration: Babandede Advocates Proper Monitoring,Supervision ,Control Of Voluntary Returnees

  The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede has advocated for “proper monitoring, supervision, control activities of voluntary returnees and re-absorb them into the society to balance facilitation and security through internal monitoring mechanism. This step is to curtail the spate of desperate migration among the Nigerian youths who wants travel […]


JIFORM Seeks MoU With Asia- Pacific Institute Of Broadcasting On Training

  The Journalists International Forum for Migration, (JIFORM) today requested for a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) from the Asia- Pacific Institute of Broadcasting, Malaysia on the training of Journalists on diverse areas. The request is contained in a letter written by the President of JIFORM, Ajibola Abayomi and addressed to AIBD. In the letter , […]


JIFORM Urges Media Practitioners  To Use Journalism Tools For Effective Migration, Refugee  Reporting 

    The President/Executive Director,  Journalists International Forum For Migration, (JIFORM), Ajibola Abayomi, has called  media practitioners to use the tools of journalism to dispel disinformation about migrants and refugees. He made the  call at the just concluded Malaysia 2021 three-day international migration webinar with focus on media training, organized by the Asia-Pacific Broadcast Institute […]