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Police arrests 84 illegal migrants heading to Libya at Seme 

Police arrests 84 illegal migrants heading to Libya at Seme 

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, said on Thursday in Ikeja, that 84 illegal immigrants were apprehended within the Seme border axis. The commissioner...

EU-Libya talks needed to avert migrant flow

The EU should meet soon with Libyan authorities to try to avert the risk of an “unprecedented” migrant flow through the central Mediterranean, Maltese Prime Minister...

Chad shuts border with Libya

Chad shuts border with Libya

Chad said it has closed its long border with Libya and will deploy troops to the area in an effort to prevent the influx of militant fighters fleeing conflict in its...

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100 missing after migrant boat capsized in Mediterranean

Around 100 people are missing feared drowned in the Mediterranean after a migrant dinghy capsized off Libya, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Thursday, citing...

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240 migrants drowned off Libya in 48 hours

At least 240 migrants have drowned off the coast of Libya within the last 48 hours, the U.N.’s migration agency said. It said this might possibly be as a result of...

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At least 110 feared dead in migrant shipwreck off Libya

At least 110 people are feared drowned off Libya after a migrant shipwreck and more may have died in another stricken vessel, the UN’s refugee agency said Thursday...

13 missing in migrant boat mishap

25 migrants found dead in Libya

The French aid group, Doctors without Borders, said Wednesday that 25 bodies had been found aboard a migrant vessel off the coast of Libya. Survivors from the vessel...

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We drank water from a well with a corpse inside, deported migrants recount ordeals

Deported migrants, hitherto Europe-bound, have recounted distressing narratives of their journeys via the Sahara Desert, Libya and the perilous Mediterranean Sea. They...

Armed men attack migrant boat, kill four

Armed men have attacked a boat carrying migrants off Libya, leaving at least four dead and 15 missing, German NGO Sea-Watch said Friday. The assailants arrived aboard a...

Libya deports 154 Nigerians 

Libya deports 154 Nigerians 

The Nigerian Immigration Service on Monday disclosed that some 154 Nigerians have been deported from Libya, adding that the deportees arrived the Murtala Muhammed...

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First cargo shipped from Libya’s Ras Lanuf port 

The Malta-flagged oil tanker Seadelta has departed Libya’s port of Ras Lanuf carrying 781,000 barrels of crude oil as exports at the port resumed for the first...

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Global oil prices dip on Libya, Nigeria fuel supply

World oil prices fell Friday as the prospects of higher output from Libya and Nigeria further fuelled oversupply concerns, cutting short a nascent rebound. Both...