Tag Archives: Libya

NEMA Ushers In 174 Nigerians From Libya, Returnees Laments On Wasted Years!

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 174 stranded Nigerians from Libya. The returnees arrived at the cargo wing of the  Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at 1:10am on Friday. The acting zonal coordinator of NEMA in the south-west, Segun Afolayan has confirmed that 61 female adults, four female children and…

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490 Stranded Nigerians In Libya Return Back To The Country

Not less than 490 persons out of 5,027 Nigerians stranded in Libya have returned into the country as they arrived on Sunday in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. At the arrival of the returnees, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffery Onyeama disclosed that the Federal Government would rehabilitate and empower the returnees from Libya…

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Human Slave Trade! 180 Stranded Nigerians To Return From Libya On Monday

International Organisation for Migration (IOM) would on Monday (January 8) repatriate 180 Nigerians stranded in Libya back to their home country. According to the UN migration agency, IOM’s Libya mission chartered its first flight of 2018 under the Voluntary Humanitarian Return (VHR), assisting 142 returnees departing from Libya to Gambia. The UN migration agency said…

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Migrants For Sale: Slave Trade In Libya

Libya’s UN-backed government says it is investigating allegations that hundreds of African refugees and migrants passing through Libya are being bought and sold in modern-day slave markets. According to reports, the trade works by preying on the tens of thousands of vulnerable people who risk everything to get to Libya’s coast and then across the…

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239 Nigerian Migrants from Libya Landed in Lagos!

Federal Government Of Nigeria in collaboration with IOM (International Organization of Migration) have been working together in facilitating the return of Nigerian Migrants in Libya for over a year now. Many had traveled illegally through the desert trying to reach Italy via Libya before finding themselves in tight situations, thrown into jail for illegal entry…

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