• Illegal migrants: 30,000 Nigerians rescued from high sea in Italy

    Illegal migrants: 30,000 Nigerians rescued from high sea in Italy

    No fewer than 30,000 Nigeian irregular migrants seeking greener pastures in Europe have been rescued from high sea in Italy with many more stranded at the land borders in Libya, Niger Republic among others.

    The Controller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Services (NIS), CGI Mohammed Babandede, who made the disclosure while giving an update on the challenges of border control during media parley in Abuja yesterday, also revealed that discussions are already in top gear with European countries for the safe repatriation […]