9,000 Nigerians in jails abroad, says minister

MINISTER of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Olugbenga Ashiru has said that about 9,000 Nigerians are in various prisons abroad. The highest number of 752 are in UK prisons while most them are in Asian-Pacific death row The minister, who disclosed this on Monday in Abuja at the presentation of mid-report, lamented that the major problem confronting the foreign policy was the predicament of Nigerians abroad. In view of this, he said that there was need to device a strategy to proffer solution to the ...
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Added June 24, 2013
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