A Nigerian News & Online Scholarship, Job Portal.

… Help.

More people are reading Mediangr than ever but advertising revenues across the media industry is falling fast. Unlike many news organisations, we do not charge. Our newspaper is free and also is our website. We want to keep our journalism as open as we can. So you can see why we need to ask for your help. Mediangr’s takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. But we do it because we believe our perspective matters. We are here to Inspire, Inform and Entertain you. If everyone who reads Medingr, who likes it, helps fund it, our future would be much more secure. For as little as $1, you can support – and it only takes a minute. Thank you.


Nigeria & Niger Affirm Commitment To Joint Border Security

0 45

Nigeria & Niger Affirm Commitment To Joint Border Security.

Nigeria and the authorities of Niger Republic have entered into an understanding to enhance Border security in line with ECOWAS Protocol on Free Movement of Persons.

The understanding was reached today in Abuja during a high level meeting between the Comptroller General of Immigration, Muhammad Babandede MFR and the visiting Nigerien Minister of Interior, Mr. Soly Amaodou.

When operational, it would enable the following:

  • allow Border security agents of both countries to work jointly at common Border Points and flanks of both countries to not only ensure enhanced intelligence sharing but also help to mitigate irregular migration,
  • The understanding will also allow for joint deployment of Border officials of both countries to specific irregular Routes/Points in both countries to ensure that irregular migrants are discouraged from embarking on hazardous journeys through the Sahara Desert and Mediterranean Sea,
  • Create a platform for sensitization of citizens of the two countries on the need for them to always posses valid travel documents and avoid the use of irregular Routes when crossing national Frontiers in line with ECOWAS Protocol.

The partnership is part of efforts by the two neighbouring countries to combat the increasing cases of irregular migration of youths of both countries which unfortunately has led to the death of many along the Sahara Desert and the Mediterranean corridors.

The Nigerien Minister of Interior was accompanied on the trip to Nigeria by Mr. Bizo Ibrahim and Mahamar L Garba as well as Mr. Issaakou Abdou of the Nigerien Embassy in Nigeria. They were in Nigeria to examine our National Migration Policy for possible lessons in their ongoing efforts at producing theirs.


Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.

Subscribe to our newsletter
Please check your email immediately you Register, to complete the process.
You can unsubscribe at any time

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Subscribe to our newsletter
Please check your email immediately you Register, to complete the process.
You can unsubscribe at any time

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. AcceptRead More