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Illegal Desert Journey to Europe

It’s a story that would send minds racing, an agonising tale that would leave everyone contemplating what it feels like to be seconds away from death.   A man has told The Daily Sun how his brother perished in the Mediterranean Sea, as two of them journeyed illegally to Europe in a rickety boat. The two brothers from Edo State …

Hustling: Nigeria girls ticket to Europe

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has recorded an explosion in the number of Nigerian women trafficked into Europe. About 37,500 Nigerians arrived in Italy by boat in 2016, more than from any other African country, and most of them were from the southern city, the capital of Edo state. In Benin City, Nigeria’s capital of illegal migration, no one …

Children may become suicide bombers – Saraki

President of the Senate Bukola Saraki has said having over 10 million children in Nigeria out of school is not only alarming but a ticking time bomb. He warned that the children could constitute the next generation of suicide bombers and militant terrorists. Saraki also said the National Assembly was ready to partner with stakeholders like the United Nations Children’s …