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BSM to halt managing of Venezuelan oil tankers

Japan notifies UN of fuel transfers by North Korean tanker

Japan’s foreign ministry said Tuesday it has notified the United Nations Security Council of suspected ship-to-ship fuel transfers by a North Korean-flagged tanker in...

Pirates

Gulf of Guinea: Nigeria, others lose $777m annually to piracy — UN  

A new report by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) reveals that Nigeria and other countries in the Gulf of Guinea lost US$777.1 million to piracy and...

UN: Nigeria lost $2.8bn to oil-related crimes in 2018 

UN: Nigeria lost $2.8bn to oil-related crimes in 2018 

The United Nations says Nigeria lost an estimated $2.8 billion in revenue in 2018, mainly due to oil-related crimes. This is according to a new report by the...

UN says Nigerian migrants face unimaginable horrors in Libya

UN says Nigerian migrants face unimaginable horrors in Libya

The United Nations has released a new report, which detailed the unimaginable horrors Nigerian migrants were being subjected from the moment they entered Libya and...

UN appoints Amaechi into board of Road Safety Trust Fund

  By Omotilewa Quadri  The United Nations on Thursday inaugurated Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, as an Advisory Board Member of the United Nations...

2016 migrant death toll in Mediterranean nears 4,000 – IOM

1,500 migrants died in Mediterranean in 2018 – UN

The UN says for the fifth straight year, 1,500 migrants perished in the Mediterranean, with the route between Libya and Italy being the deadliest. According to the...

UN urges action against $50bn illegal funds from Africa

UN urges action against $50bn illegal funds from Africa

United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has urged the international community to take action against the flow of illegal funds, money-laundering and tax...

Libya smugglers broadcast abuse of African migrants on social media to demand ransoms

People smuggling worth $7bn a year – UN

  The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in its Global Study on Smuggling of Migrants says that the global people smuggling industry is worth between...

Spain offers to dock stranded migrant rescue ship

UN seeks EU asylum reform over handling of migrant ship

  U.N. Refugee Chief, Filippo Grandi, on Wednesday urged the European Union to sort out its “shameful” refugee policy after both Italy and Malta turned away a...

17m Africans left the continent in 2017, says UN

17m Africans left the continent in 2017, says UN

No fewer than 17 million Africans left the continent in 2017 in search of greener pastures, a new report by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has said....

UN evacuates migrants trapped by Tripoli clashes

Traffickers kill 12 migrants fleeing Libya camp- UN

The United Nations refugee agency said on Friday that more than 12 migrants were shot dead by human traffickers last week while trying to escape a camp in Libya, while...

140 African migrants escape from their captors in Libya

140 African migrants escape from their captors in Libya, UN says

About 140 East African migrants escaped from smugglers holding them captive near the Libyan town of Bani Walid earlier this week, according to a local source and a U.N....

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