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6,800 illegal immigrants rescued off Libyan coast in 2020

6,800 illegal immigrants rescued off Libyan coast in 2020

  International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday that 6,848 illegal immigrants have been rescued and returned to Libya so far in 2020. IOM said the...

It is illegal for Transport Ministry to move cabotage vessel fund — Akinpelumi

It is illegal for Transport Ministry to move cabotage vessel fund — Akinpelumi

  Captain Taiwo Akinpelumi is a member of the Nigerian Shipowners Association (NISA) Steering Committee. In this interview with Shulammite Foyeku, he shares his...

EFCC arraigns 2 Indians for illegal oil deal

Court remands Indians for illegal oil bunkering 

  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Thursday remanded two Indian nationals Akash Kumar and Vishal Guleria in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes...

2016 beaching of Maersk FPSO illegal, Bangladesh court rules 

2016 beaching of Maersk FPSO illegal, Bangladesh court rules 

  Over three years after the beaching of the North Sea Producer FPSO in Chittagong, the Supreme Court of Bangladesh has declared the import, beaching and breaking...

Godwin Obaseki

Obaseki seeks closure of illegal entry points into Nigeria

  The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has called for the closure of illegal entry points into the country to curb nefarious activities of some illegal migrants....

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Two sent to prison in Rivers for illegal dealings in oil

  A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has sentenced Michael Adamu to two years imprisonment for dealing in petroleum products without an...

Court convicts 17 for illegal oil bunkering 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Benin Zonal office, on Friday, secured the conviction of 17 persons for illegal oil bunkering before Justice Nnamdi...

Libya repatriates 164 illegal immigrants to Niger

131 illegal Nigerian migrants to return from Libya today 

Another batch of 131 Nigerians are expected back in the country from Libya today. The returnees, consisting of males, females and toddlers are expected to land in the...

Libya repatriates 164 illegal immigrants to Niger

2,974 illegal Nigerian migrants returned from Libya in two years

No fewer than 2,794 illegal Nigerian migrants who travelled to the war-torn North African country with the hope of finding their way into Europe through the...

Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok Ete-Ibas

Nigerian Navy arrested 30 vessels for illegal activities in 2018 — Ibas 

No fewer than 30 vessels were seized by the Nigerian Navy in 2018 for various maritime crimes on the waterways, according to the Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral...

160 repatriated Nigerian migrants from Libya arrive Lagos

Libya deports another batch of 326 illegal Nigerian migrants

At least 326 stranded Nigerians in Libya have arrived Nigeria, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said. The Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office of...

Libya repatriates 164 illegal immigrants to Niger

Libya repatriates 164 illegal immigrants to Niger

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) on Thursday said that 164 illegal immigrants from Niger had been voluntarily deported from Libya to their country....