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Nigeria Immigration Detention

Quick Facts


International migrants (2015): 1,199,100
New asylum applications (2016): 206

Centres List

No detention centres data available

Statistics Expand all



68,259

Criminal prison population

2017

  • Criminal prison population
NumberObservation Date
68,2592017
53,8412013
50,6922011
40,2402008
39,0062005
40,0482002
44,7971999
52,0001996
47,5081992


0.3

Percentage of foreign prisoners

2014

  • Percentage of foreign prisoners
PercentageObservation Date
0.32014


36

Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)

2017

  • Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
NumberObservation Date
362017
322013
312011
272008
282005
312002
371999
461996
461992



182,202,000

Population

2015

  • Population
NumberObservation Date
182,202,0002015


1,199,100

International migrants

2015

  • International migrants
NumberObservation Date
1,199,1002015


0.7

International migrants as a percentage of the population

2015

  • International migrants as a percentage of the population
PercentageObservation Date
0.72015


1,347

Refugees

2016

  • Refugees
NumberObservation Date
1,3472016
1,3952015
1,2392014


0.01

Ratio of refugees per 1000 inhabitants

2014

  • Ratio of refugees per 1000 inhabitants
NumberObservation Date
0.012014


206

Total number of new asylum applications

2016

  • Total number of new asylum applications
NumberObservation Date
2062016
5162014


45.1

Refugee recognition rate

2014

  • Refugee recognition rate
NumberObservation Date
45.12014


0

Stateless persons

2016

  • Stateless persons
NumberObservation Date
02016
02015

International Law Expand all

International treaties Show sources
Ratio of relevant international treaties ratified
  14/19
Individual complaints procedure Show sources
NameAcceptance Year
CEDAW, Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 19992004
CRPD, Optional Protocol to o the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities2010
Ratio of complaints procedures accepted Show sources
NumberObservation Date
2/92017
Relevant recommendations issued by treaty bodies Show sources
NameRecommendation ExcerptRecommendation Year
Committee on Migrant Workers§ 34. The Committee recommends that the State party: […] (b) Ensure that administrative detention is used only as a measure of last resort and that non-custodial alternatives are provided, in line with the Committee’s general comment No. 2 (2013) on the rights of migrant workers in an irregular situation and members of their families; (c) Cease the detention of children on the basis of their or their parents’ immigration status and adopt alternatives to detention that allow children to remain with family members and/or guardians in non-custodial, community-based contexts while their immigration status is being reviewed, in line with the principles of the best interests of the child and the child’s right to family life. 36. The Committee recommends that the State party: (a) Ensure that all migrant workers and members of their families, particularly those in detention, have recourse to consular support to protect the rights set out in the Convention; […]2007

Regional legal instruments Show sources
NameYear of Ratification (Treaty) / Transposed (Directive) / Adoption (Regulation)
ACHPR, African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights1983
ACRWC, African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child2001
APRW, Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (Maputo Protocol)2004

Relevant recommendations of the UN Universal Periodic Review Show sources
Recomendation IssuedYear IssuedObservation Date
No20092017
No20132017

Socio Economic Data Expand all

Gross Domestic Product per capita (in USD) Show sources
Gross Domestic Product per capita (in USD)Observation Date
3,2032014
Remittances to the country Show sources
Remittances to the country (in millions USD)Observation Date
20,9212014
Unemployment Rate Show sources
Unemployment RateObservation Date
7.52014
Net official development assistance (ODA) (in millions USD) Show sources
Net official development assistance (ODA) (in USD)Observation Date
2,476.22014
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP) Show sources
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP)UNDP four-tiered rankingObservation Date
152Low2015

Pew Global Attitudes Poll on Immigration Show sources
% who agree with the statement “We should restrict and control entry of people into our country more than we do now.”Observation Date
742007

Country Links

Lsat updated: February 2014

Government Agencies International Organisations NGOs and Research Institutions Media Government Agencies Child, Youth and Family http://www.cyf.govt.nz Department of Corrections http://www.corrections.govt.nz Department of Labour http://www.dol.govt.nz Immigration New Zealand http://www.immigration.govt.nz Refugee Health – Auckland Regional Public Health Service http://www.refugeehealth.govt.nz/ Immigration and Protection Tribunal  http://www.justice.govt.nz/tribunals/immigration-protection-tribunal Statistics New Zealand http://www.stats.govt.nz International Organisations UN High Commissioner for Refugees – New Zealand Country Information http://www.unhcr.org/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/page?page=49e488b36 NGOs and Research Institutions Amnesty International http://www.amnesty.org.nz/ Auckland Refugee Council Inc. http://www.aucklandrefugeecouncil.org/ Human Rights Foundation of New Zealand http://www.humanrights.co.nz/ Human Rights Watch http://www.hrw.org/en/asia/new-zealand New Zealand Human Rights Commission http://www.hrc.co.nz New Zealand Red Cross http://www.redcross.org.nz Refugee Council of New Zealand http://www.rc.org.nz/ Refugee Services Aotearoa New Zealand http://www.refugeeservices.org.nz/ Refugees as Survivors New Zealand http://www.rasnz.co.nz Media New Zealand Herald http://www.nzherald.co.nz Otago Daily Times http://www.odt.co.nz The Dominion Post http://www.dompost.co.nz The Press http://www.thepress.co.nz


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