News - libya

Group Advocates Better International Collaboration To Check Illegal Migration

2 days ago /
Nation 

African and European leaders have been advised to take proactive steps in curbing illegal migration especially from Africa. The call was made in Abuja by a group known as doctors around the earth. The group advocated better international collaboration and laws to check the trend Illegal migration, especially from Africa to America and...

249 Nigerians Return From Libya

2 days ago /
Nation 

Another fresh 249 Nigerian migrants on Thurday evening returned to the country with the aid of the International Organisation for Migration and EU. They arrived aboard Afriqiyah Airbus A330-300 with Registration number 5A-ONR which landed at the Cargo Wing of MMIA, Ikeja Lagos. The new arrival consisted of 52 adult female, four...

Another 387 Stranded Nigerians Return From Libya

4 days ago /
Nation 

Two new batches of Nigerians stranded in Libya have returned back home. National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) received the first batch of 245 returnees and the second batch of 142 others at the Cargo Wing of the Muritala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos at 11:25 p.m. on Tuesday night. The returnees arrived...

Curbing Illegal Migration: Obasanjo Charges Federal, State Governments On Industrialization

4 days ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has charged both the federal and state governments to embark on massive industrialization that will provide employment for the country's increasing youth population and reduce their search for uncertain greener pastures outside the country. Speaking  during the official opening of a Chinese firm at the Calabar...

Ex-Nigerian Diplomats Warn Against Illegal Youth Migration

6 days ago /
Nation 

Nigerian youths have been advised to always believe in themselves and to tap into the potentials that abound in the country. The president of Pan-African institute for global affairs, Martins Uhomoibhi gave the advise when he paid a courtesy visit to the management of Daar communications plc. The visit of the president...

NAPTIP, DSS Finger Travel Agencies In Human Trafficking, Slave Trade

1 week ago /
Nation 

The national agency for the prohibition of trafficking in persons, NAPTIP, says travel agencies are being used as facilitators for human trafficking through illegal routes to Libya and other countries for sex and slave trade. The agency stated this at an investigative hearing by the House of Representatives joint committees on...

FG Moves To End Fuel Queues

1 week ago /
Nation 

The federal government has ordered the minister of state for petroleum resources Ibe Kachikwu to resolve all the issues that led to the reappearance of long queues of vehicles at petrol stations across the country. Minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed also dismissed insinuations that government plans to review upward...

Another 257 Nigerians Return From Libya

1 week ago /
Nation 

The number of stranded Nigerians that are voluntarily returning from Libya has risen to 401 after the arrival of 257 persons. They arrived at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos at about 1:30 am on Wednesday, following the arrival of the first batch of 144 Nigerians. The first set of returnees,...

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds U.S. Travel Ban

1 week ago /
International News 

The US Supreme Court has ruled president Donald Trump's travel ban on six mainly Muslim countries can go into full effect, pending legal challenges. The decision is a boost for trump's policy against travelers from Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria And Yemen. The ruling covers the third version of the directive that...

AU To Evacuate Migrants From Libya

1 week ago /
International News 

The African Union (AU) has agreed to evacuate some 15,000 African migrants in Libya before the end of year, deputy chairman of the au commission, Kwesi Quartey, said the repatriations would be voluntary, and would be done in partnership with the international organization for migration At least 20,000 migrants are being...

144 Nigerians Return From Libya

1 week ago /
Nation 

One hundred and forty-four Nigerian migrants have returned home from Libya, Tuesday night as part of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) voluntary return scheme. They arrived at the Murtala Mohammed Airport Lagos, and were received by the Senior Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Mrs Abike Dabiri, officials of...

2,778 Nigerians Identified, To Be Repatriated Soon – FG

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has confirmed that about 2,778 registered Nigerians are in accessible detention camps and will be repatriated soon. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs made this known in a statement signed by its Spokesperson, Tiwatope Adeleye on Monday. According to the statement, as part of further efforts to address the plight...

U.S. Court Clears Benghazi Attack Suspect

2 weeks ago /
International News 

A federal jury in the United States has cleared a Libyan man of the most serious charges in connection with a deadly attack on a us diplomatic compound in Libya’s Benghazi five years ago. Ahmed Abu Khatallah was orchestrating the September 11, 2012, attack that killed Christopher Stevens, the us ambassador to Libya, and three...

UN Holds Emergency Session On Libya Slave Trading

2 weeks ago /
International News 

The UN security council has held an emergency session on human trafficking in Libya. The Security Council discussed the possibility of sanctions against individuals and entities, and of applying the full range of international law including the use of the international criminal court - but the session ended without resolution. The head of...

National Assembly Wants Libya Slave Dealers To Face International Law

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The National Assembly has asked the executive to take all diplomatic steps to ensure that those involved in the Libya slavery auctions face the full force of international law. The lawmakers also want urgent steps taken to re-patriate and rehabilitate Nigerians involved noting that the video and pictures were worrisome The very...

Osinbajo Swings Into Action Over Libya Slave Trade

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

In line with the president’s directive, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has met with heads of relevant migration institutions in the country to facilitate the president’s directive. Speaking after a closed door meeting with the key players, Professor Osinbajo restated government’s desire to build a robust economy that will compel Nigerians to...

Buhari Vows To Reduce Illegal Migration

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to reduce the number of Nigerians heading for Europe illegally and stem the tide of illegal migration by Nigerians. The President said he will put a stop to the action of Nigerians leaving the country through the Sahara Desert and the Mediterranean Sea by providing basic social...

We Will Bring All Nigerians Stranded In Libya Back Home – Buhari

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the illegal migration of Nigerians declaring that all Nigerians stranded in Libya and other parts of the world will be brought home and rehabilitated. The President said this on Tuesday night in Abidjan while addressing Nigerians in the Diaspora. He also vowed to reduce the number...

Tell European, African Leaders About Libya Slave Auction, SERAP Asks Buhari

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called the attention of President Muhammadu Buhari to the plight of several Nigerians who are among Africans trapped in Libya. The group in a statement on Wednesday said the President should “seize the opportunity presented by the ongoing European Union-African Union summit in Abidjan,...

We Need Help To Reintegrate Victims Of Human Trafficking – Obaseki

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has called for support to reintegrate victims of human trafficking into the society, saying the state government is spending a lot. The governor said this on Wednesday in Rome, Italy, where he called for more support to sustain government’s efforts and ensure that youths do not...


‹ Prev 1 2 3 4 5 ... 9 Next ›