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African Military Forces Unite Against Terror, Insecurity

1 week ago /
Security 

As terrorism and other security threats spread across Africa, the militaries of different nations in the continent have resolved to unite to combat these threats.

U.S. Lifts Travel Ban On Chad

1 week ago /
International News 

President Donald Trump of the United States has lifted the travel ban imposed on chad about six months ago.

Arbitrary Executions Mark Libya’s Chaos

1 month ago /
International News 

The United Nations human rights office has said that armed groups execute and torture civilians in Libya with almost complete impunity seven years after the uprising that toppled Muammar Gadhafi.

French Police Hold Former President Over Campaign Funding

1 month ago /
International News 

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been taken into police custody for questioning over allegations that he received campaign funding from the late Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi.

Nigerians For Sale In Saudi Arabia, UAE

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government says it has discovered an ongoing mass recruitment of unsuspecting persons by human trafficking syndicates with the kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as the destination countries.

Experts, Affected Countries, Development Partners Meet In Abuja To Save Lake Chad

1 month ago /
Nation 

A three-day international conference to recharge the Lake Chad Basin with a view to restoring the livelihood of over 40 million people has opened in Abuja.

Libya Returnee Dies Two Days After Arriving Nigeria

2 months ago /
Nation 

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has announced the death of one of the Libyan returnees.The deceased, Towabola Adebayo, an indigene of Ogun State was among the 5th batch of returnees that arrived Port Harcourt International Airport on Tuesday, February 13.Adebayo, according to her death certificate signed by the Casualty...

Buhari Assures Of Enhanced Bilateral Relations Between Nigeria And South Africa

2 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari  says Nigeria has no regret fighting the scourge of apartheid in south Africa until a full democratic system was established in the country.

Migrant Crisis: Scores Feared Drowned Off Libyan Coast

2 months ago /
International News 

Ninety migrants are feared drowned after a boat capsized off the Libyan coast, says the UN's migration agency. Three survivors said most of those who drowned were Pakistani nationals. Libya has for years been a major transit route for migrants trying to reach southern Europe by sea. But last year the EU reached...

FG Repatriates Another Batch Of 465 Nigerians From Libya

2 months ago /
Nation 

Another batch of 465 Libya returnees have arrived the country as part of the Federal Government’s evacuation program for Nigerians stranded in Libya. They arrived at the Port Harcourt International Airport at about 12:25 am on Friday February 2, on board Max Air. The returnees were received by officials of the National...

Anti-Human Trafficking Bill Scales Second Reading In Edo Assembly

2 months ago /
Nation 

A bill for a law to prohibit trafficking in persons and establishment of Edo state task force against trafficking in persons has scaled second reading at the state house of assembly.

2018 CHAN: Eagles Beat Equatorial Guinea To Reach Quarter-Finals

2 months ago /
Sports  

Nigeria has qualified for the quarter-final of the 5th African Nations Championship in Morocco after coming from a goal down to thrash Equatorial Guinea 3-1 in Agadir. The Super Eagles created useful chances in each of their first two matches against Rwanda and Libya, but had only Sunday Faleye’s 79th-minute winner...

33 Niger Republic Citizens Found Among Libya Returnees In Yobe

3 months ago /
Nation 

Yobe State Government on Saturday, January 20 received 216 returnees from Libya out of which 33 were citizens of the Republic of Niger. Commissioner of Justice in the state, Ahmed Mustapha, told journalists while dispatching the returnees to their various local government areas, that after security checks, it was discovered that...

Ogun Government Reunites 64 Libya Returnees With Relatives

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Ogun State Government has received 64 of Libya returnees who are indigenes of the state. Receiving them at the June 12 Cultural Centre in Abeokuta, the state capital, the Commissioner for Environment, Mr Bolaji Oyeleye, said the move was facilitated with the assistance of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). “We...

Ondo Govt Receives 23 Libya Returnees

3 months ago /
Nation 

Twenty-three indigenes of Ondo State among the latest batch of Libya returnees have arrived Akure, the state capital. The returnees comprising 10 male, 12, female and a baby girl, were transported  from Port Harcourt to Akure by officials of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA). State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development,...

Netherlands Government To Assist In Reintegration Of Libya Returnees

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Government of Netherlands says it will collaborate with Nigeria in re-intergarting returnees from Libya and also help in tackling the issue of illegal migration. This was made known when the Netherlands ambassador, harry putker paid a visit to the governor of Edo state Godwin Obaseki. Puker said the Netherlands will work...

Imo Govt Unveils Plan To Rehabilitate Libya Returnees

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Imo State Government on Wednesday revealed the plan to rehabilitate about 24 indigenes of the state, who were repatriated from Libya. Governor Rochas Okorocha, while receiving the Libya returnees at the Government House in Owerri the Imo state capital, said the state government has established a career centre for the returnees. The...

Libya Evacuation: FG Evacuates 1, 490 Stranded Nigerians In Three Batches

3 months ago /
Nation 

A total of 1,490 stranded Nigerians have so far been evacuated from Libya in three batches.                 The first flight lifted 484, the second flight arrived with 446 and the third flight came with 560 persons. Spokesperson for the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Sani Datti, said besides Saturday night's arrival, more flights are...

Yobe Government Receives 29 Libya Returnees

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Yobe State Government have welcomed home 29 citizens recently deployed to the country from Libya. The returnees were part of the deported Nigerians from Libya via the Porthacourt International Airport south-south Nigeria. The state commissioner of Justice,  Barrister Ahmed Goneri, who is the chairman of the repatriation committee in the state,...

3rd Batch Of Libyan Returnees Arrive Portharcourt

3 months ago /
Nation 

Another batch of 560  Libyan returnees  arrived port Harcourt Saturday night at exactly 11:52pm local time. The returnees were received at the port harcourt international airport by top officials of the Nigerian immigration service, NEMA, NAPTIP and other concerned agencies in the ongoing evacuation process from libya Addressing news men at the airport, the...


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