Nigeria, Ghana to Resolve Diplomatic Row After Deportations
The Nigeria Immigration Service and its Ghanaian counterpart have begun reconciliatory talks over the deportation of four Ghanaian nationals by Nigerian authority. Nigeria had protested the mass deportation of at least 723 of its citizens between 2018 and February 2019. The Nigerians were accused of illegal stay, cybercrime, prostitution and other social vices.
Premium Times, 30 March 2019
Ghanaian authorities scrambled Friday to forestall a further escalation of a deportation row that has gripped both their country and Nigeria in recent weeks. Read more »
Nigeria and Ghana to talk over deportations.
Premium Times, 19 February 2019
The Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, Michael Abikoye, has protested the inhuman treatment of Nigerians by the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) with the deportation of 723… Read more »
Leadership, 31 March 2019
In a move to halt further threat to Nigeria-Ghana relations, the Comptroller General of Ghana Immigration Service, Kwame Asuah Takyi, has paid a reconciliatory visit to his… Read more »
Leadership, 24 February 2019
Nigerian Ambassador to Ghana, Amb. Michael Abikoye has taken a swipe at the Ghanaian authorities, cautioning them against what he termed as 'brutality against Nigerians 'before… Read more »
Leadership, 23 February 2019
The Federal Government has condemned the deportation of 723 Nigerians from Ghana on allegations of cybercrime, prostitution and illegal stay. Read more »