Wednesday

7th Dec 2016

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EU and Nigeria in talks on migrant returns

The EU and Nigeria start formal talks in Abuja this week on a deal to send economic migrants back home. The EU is seeking a “return and readmission” deal first with Nigeria and then with four other states, including Ethiopia and Niger, reports the Financial Times newspaper. The 15-strong EU delegation in Nigeria will also discuss plans to direct private European money to infrastructure projects in the west African country.

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