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218 Nigerian migrants arrive Lagos from Libya

Another batch of 141 Nigerian migrants return from Libya

Another batch of 141 repatriated Nigerian migrants including 11 pregnant women arrived Lagos, late Tuesday, aboard a chartered Al-Buraq aircraft from Libya. The migrants...

218 Nigerian migrants arrive Lagos from Libya

149 Nigerian migrants arrive Lagos from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) early Friday, received another batch of 149 repatriated Nigerian migrants from Libya. The migrants arrived at the Cargo...

NEMA receives 174 repatriated Nigerian migrants from Libya

10,000 Nigerian migrants voluntarily repatriated from Libya – NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has revealed that no fewer than 10,000 Nigerian migrants were voluntarily repatriated from Libya between April 2017 and...

Over 100 died in boat wreck off Libya - MSF

Over 100 died in boat wreck off Libya – MSF

More than 100 African migrants died in early September when their crowded rubber boats were wrecked off the coast of Libya, the MSF aid agency on Monday quoted survivors...

Gunmen attack Libya's oil corporation headquarters

Gunmen attack Libya’s oil corporation headquarters

Several armed men on Monday attacked the headquarters of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) in the Libyan capital, a Reuters witness said. Gunfire could be heard as a...

FG evacuates 165 stranded Nigerian migrants from Libya

FG evacuates 165 stranded Nigerian migrants from Libya

The Charge D’ Affairs, Nigeria Mission to Libya, Alex Kefas, says 165 stranded Nigerian irregular migrants were on Thursday evacuated from Libya by the Federal...

Germany seals deal with Spain to return migrants

Illegal migration: Niger urges Europe to end chaos in Libya

If Europe wants to halt migrant boat arrivals on its shores from Africa it must end the state of chaos in Libya, Niger’s President, Mahamadou Issoufou, told Reuters on...

Libya: 116 Nigerian migrants trapped in slave camp

Libya: 116 Nigerian migrants trapped in slave camp

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said that about 116 of the Nigerian migrants trapped in Libya...

Spain offers to dock stranded migrant rescue ship

Libya: Rescue ship vows not to return migrants

Rescue ship Aquarius, which has picked up almost 3,000 migrants from the Mediterranean this year, will carry out rescue missions without waiting for orders from...

Philippines opposes China naming features on its continental shelf

Libya: Philippine considers deploying warship to rescue Filipino captives

Philippine President, Rodrigo Duterte, on Friday said he might send the navy’s most modern frigate to waters off Libya in a bid to “save” three Filipinos and a...

Libya: 116 Nigerian migrants trapped in slave camp

643 migrant Nigerians arrive Lagos from Libya in five weeks

No fewer than 643 migrant Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya in the last five weeks, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said. The...

Libyan coast guard intercepts 156 migrants - Navy

Libya: Coast guard intercepts 574 migrants

Libya’s coast guard picked up 574 migrants from inflatable boats in three operations on Monday off the North African country’s coast, Naval Forces Spokesman, Ayoub...