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Libyan Detention Camps houses 2,778 Nigerians

Detention camps

The Federal Government says it has a record of 2,778 Nigerian migrants registered in “accessible” detention camps in Libya, ready for repatriation. The ministry stated that those registered were issued Emergency Travel Certificates. The ministry also explained that the embassy in collaboration with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) repatriates 250 migrants weekly and had returned 3,000 of them so ...

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Impact of Oil Spills on Coastal Areas in Nigeria

Oil spills

Earlier this week, it was reported in the Vanguard that “The Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People, MOSOP, expressed fears over the continuous deferral in the commencement of the actual cleanup of Ogoni land. MOSOP stated that Ogoni lands and water were still polluted, adding that the people could not resume fishing and farming due to the delay in ...

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Cities And The Wealth Of Nations


It is quite usual to think of the wealth of nations or cities, as Adam Smith did. David Ricardo, in a letter to his fellow economist Thomas Robert Malthus, spoke of “the wealth and poverty of nations – the grandest of all questions in political economy”. Two centuries later, “national competitiveness” is seen as driving wealth creation for nations, regions ...

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Willie Obiano seeks developmental intervention from EU

Developmental intervention

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has appealed to the European Union (EU) Delegation Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Nigeria and to the Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS), Michel Arrion, to bring intervention programmes to the state in the areas of flood, power and girl child education. The appeal was made during the visit of the Ambassador to ...

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