Nigeria has no data on migration —ILO

Lagos—THE International Labour Organisation, ILO, yesterday in Lagos, stressed the importance of statistics to migration, saying member countries must have reliable labour statistics for effective implementation of the relevant labour migration policies, laws and certification programmes with ILO’s convention. Director of ILO Country Office for Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Liaison Office for ECOWAS, […]

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Nigeria: How Justifiable Is U.S. Visa Ban On Nigerians?

The travel restrictions imposed on Nigerians by US President Donald Trump came to Nigerians as a big surprise considering the mutually beneficial relationship existing between both countries as well as documented enlightened contribution of the Nigerian community to the US economy and society. One point overlooked, however, is that the statement titled: ‘Proclamation on Improving […]

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Half a million tonnes of electronic wastes dumped in Nigeria monthly

A don, Prof. Adekunle Bakare, has called for implementation of genetic safety evaluation assessment protocol to reduce about 500,000 tonnes of electrical and electronic wastes being imported into Nigeria monthly. Bakare, a Professor of Genetics Toxicology at the University of Ibadan, made the call while delivering the institution’s inaugural lecture. His lecture was entitled ‘Environmental […]

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