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Nigeria vs Libya (CHAN 2018): Preview, kick-off and everything you need to know

Nigeria vs Libya (CHAN 2018): Preview, kick-off and everything you need to know

Nigeria vs Libya (CHAN 2018): Preview, kick-off and everything you need to know
2 persons arrested for human trafficking as more Nigerians return from Libya

2 persons arrested for human trafficking as more Nigerians return from Libya

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has arrested two persons among those repatriated to Nigeria from Libya. The two persons were arrested on the suspicion of being involved in trafficking.

2 persons arrested for human trafficking as more Nigerians return from Libya
IOM confirms 200 migrants from Nigeria and other countries feared dead in Mediterranean Sea

IOM confirms 200 migrants from Nigeria and other countries feared dead in Mediterranean Sea

It was a tragic start to New Year for migrants from Nigeria and other countries as hundreds of them crossing to Italy and Spain were feared dead in the Mediterranean Sea, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has said

IOM confirms 200 migrants from Nigeria and other countries feared dead in Mediterranean Sea
Returnees from Libya reject N1,000 transport fare provided by state govt; say money is too small

Returnees from Libya reject N1,000 transport fare provided by state govt; say money is too small

Nigerian returnees from Libya rejected the sum of N1,000 which was given to them by the Edo state govt to be used as transportation fare, as they stated that the money was too small and couldn't take them to their destination.

Returnees from Libya reject N1,000 transport fare provided by state govt; say money is too small
Mutane 100 sun bace bayan wani jirgin ruwa ya kife a tsakiyar teku

Mutane 100 sun bace bayan wani jirgin ruwa ya kife a tsakiyar teku

Rundunar sojojin ruwa na kasar Libya, ta ce yan guduna hijira guda 100 suka bace yayin da jirgin ruwan da ya dauko su ya kife a tafkin Libya Wani jami’an tsaron tafkin Libya sun ceci mutane 17 a lokacin da jirgin ruwan ya nutse a

Mutane 100 sun bace bayan wani jirgin ruwa ya kife a tsakiyar teku
As more Nigerians return, navy confirms 100 migrants missing in shipwreck off Libya

As more Nigerians return, navy confirms 100 migrants missing in shipwreck off Libya

It was gathered that mainly lawlessness in the North African country has helped migratio n into the Libyan coast become the main springboard for often deadly migrant journeys bound to Europe across the Mediterranean Sea.

As more Nigerians return, navy confirms 100 migrants missing in shipwreck off Libya
I visited Ifa priest, native doctors and pastors to ensure my daughter cannot enter Europe - Libya returnee’s father

I visited Ifa priest, native doctors and pastors to ensure my daughter cannot enter Europe - Libya returnee’s father

The father, of one of the 846 Edo indigenes repatriated from Libya, Kehinde Enabulele, on Tuesday, January 9, said he visited an Ifa priest, native doctors and pastors to ensure that his daughter Eki cannot enter Europe.

I visited Ifa priest, native doctors and pastors to ensure my daughter cannot enter Europe - Libya returnee’s father
Gaddafi's long rule produced many people whose only skill is how to shoot guns -
 President Buhari

Gaddafi's long rule produced many people whose only skill is how to shoot guns - President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the regime of the late Muammar Gaddafi, former president of Libya as one that produced violent people whose mission is to foment trouble and kill indiscriminately across Africa.

Gaddafi's long rule produced many people whose only skill is how to shoot guns - President Buhari
Libyan returnees need to be seriously screened to avoid ISIS infiltrating into Nigeria - Ekhomu

Libyan returnees need to be seriously screened to avoid ISIS infiltrating into Nigeria - Ekhomu

Ona Ekhomu, a notable security expert in Nigeria, has alerted the federal government on the possibility of having some ISIS fighters among the citizens of the country who have so far been repatriated from Libya.

Libyan returnees need to be seriously screened to avoid ISIS infiltrating into Nigeria - Ekhomu
86 rescued, 64 feared dead after traffickers boat sinks in Mediterranean

86 rescued, 64 feared dead after traffickers boat sinks in Mediterranean

About 64 migrants have been feared dead, while 86 people were rescued on Monday, January 8, after a traffickers’ overcrowded rubber dinghy (small boat) from Libya started sinking in the Mediterranean Sea, officials said.

86 rescued, 64 feared dead after traffickers boat sinks in Mediterranean
Don't molest our citizens - Nigeria warns Libya

Don't molest our citizens - Nigeria warns Libya

The minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, has reassured federal government’s commitment to return all stranded Nigerians from Libya. Onyeama gave the assurance when he received 491 Nigerian returnees from Libya.

Don't molest our citizens - Nigeria warns Libya
Another 540 Nigerians return from Libya via Port Harcourt airport

Another 540 Nigerians return from Libya via Port Harcourt airport

Another batch of Libya returnees was evacuated to Nigeria via the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa today, January 7. The first batch of 540 stranded Nigerians is returning to the country after screening and confirmation

Another 540 Nigerians return from Libya via Port Harcourt airport
180 Nigerians stranded in Libya to be repatriated next week

180 Nigerians stranded in Libya to be repatriated next week

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) would on Monday, January 8, repatriate 180 Nigerians stranded in Libya back to their home country, under its continuing Voluntary Humanitarian Return (VHR) programme.

180 Nigerians stranded in Libya to be repatriated next week
Finally, Nigeria’s delegation departs for Libya with a mission to evacuate migrants in captivity

Finally, Nigeria’s delegation departs for Libya with a mission to evacuate migrants in captivity

A team from the federal government led by the foreign affairs minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, on Wednesday, January 3, departed Abuja for Tripoli, the capital of Libya, to see to the evacuation of Nigerians trapped in that country.

Finally, Nigeria’s delegation departs for Libya with a mission to evacuate migrants in captivity
Goodnews as FG secures new deal to bring back home 3,184 Nigerians from Libya

Goodnews as FG secures new deal to bring back home 3,184 Nigerians from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has on behalf of the Federal government signed a contract agreement with a local airline to evacuate 3,184 of the 5,037 Nigerians expected to return from Libya in the new year 2018.

Goodnews as FG secures new deal to bring back home 3,184 Nigerians from Libya
Another 134 Nigerians return from Libya

Another 134 Nigerians return from Libya

About 134 Nigerians have been evacuated from Libya by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the European Union (EU). The returnees included 10 adult females, 123 adult males, one infant and a medical case.

Another 134 Nigerians return from Libya
Don’t blame Nigerians who travel to Libya; they are lured with ‘juju’ - Returnee reveals details about operations of trafficking gangs

Don’t blame Nigerians who travel to Libya; they are lured with ‘juju’ - Returnee reveals details about operations of trafficking gangs

A returnee from Libya has disclosed that young Nigerians are being lured to Libya by the use of ‘juju’, and has asked citizens not to judge them because they are being controlled by spiritual machinations of the traffickers.

Don’t blame Nigerians who travel to Libya; they are lured with ‘juju’ - Returnee reveals details about operations of trafficking gangs
How 6,672 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya in 12 months - NEMA

How 6,672 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya in 12 months - NEMA

NEMA has said a total of 6,672 Nigerians returned from Libya from January 6 to December 28. The director general of NEMA, Mustapha Maihajja, made this known when receiving a fresh batch of 257 Nigerians who arrived from Libya.

How 6,672 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya in 12 months - NEMA
Breaking: Another 257 Nigerians return from Libya, land in Lagos

Breaking: Another 257 Nigerians return from Libya, land in Lagos

Another set of 257 Nigerian migrants have been returned from Libya and arrived Lagos on Thursday, December 28, just less than 24 hours after a batch of 157 citizens returned to the county on Wednesday, December 27.

Breaking: Another 257 Nigerians return from Libya, land in Lagos
Meet Nigerian graduate who drank urine in the desert for 5 days on his way to Libya (photo)

Meet Nigerian graduate who drank urine in the desert for 5 days on his way to Libya (photo)

A 28-year-old Nigerian graduate and Libya returnee has come out to briefly narrate some of the horrible experiences before he was brought back to Nigeria. John said he drank someone's urine to survive in the desert.

Meet Nigerian graduate who drank urine in the desert for 5 days on his way to Libya (photo)
142 migrants deported back home to Guinea by Libya

142 migrants deported back home to Guinea by Libya

In an effort to ease severe overcrowding in its detention centres, Libya on Wednesday, December 27, put 142 illegal migrants on a flight back to Guinea with the help of the U.N. migration agency, officials said.

142 migrants deported back home to Guinea by Libya
Another 157 stranded Nigerians arrive Lagos airport from Libya (photos)

Another 157 stranded Nigerians arrive Lagos airport from Libya (photos)

The federal government it is doing everything possible to bring back all Nigerians that are willing to return from Libya as a new set of 157 Nigerians arrived from the North African country on Wednesday night, December 27.

Another 157 stranded Nigerians arrive Lagos airport from Libya (photos)
Buhari raises 17-man panel to evacuate all Nigerians trapped in Libya within 38 days

Buhari raises 17-man panel to evacuate all Nigerians trapped in Libya within 38 days

President Buhari has set up a 17-man fact-finding mission to bring back Nigerians trapped in Libya.The team may also open talks with Libyan authorities.

Buhari raises 17-man panel to evacuate all Nigerians trapped in Libya within 38 days
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