Record-high number of asylum applicants from Nigeria to the Netherlands

At the end of May 2018 45 citizens from Nigeria had pending asylum applications in the Netherlands, according to new data from Eurostat. That is more than any month since 2008.

On average the Netherlands has seen 19 asylum applications from Nigeria per month since 2008.

In the whole European Union Germany received the most asylum applications from Nigeria, 1,016 in May 2018, while Bulgaria, Estonia, Lithuania, and Slovenia received the fewest (0 applications).

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Tuesday 07 August 2018


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