Tag: Libya

Alleged sodomy: NAPTIP confirms arrest of teacher in Kano

Abdul Jimoh- August 28, 2020

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has arrested a 35-year-old teacher, Ibrahim Mohammed, of Unguwar Kadawa Quarters Kano for allegedly ... Read More

Update: President Buhari in Malabo for the gas summit

Abdul Jimoh- November 29, 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Malabo Equatorial Guinea for the  5th  gas summit of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF). Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior ... Read More

NEMA Receives 326 Nigerians from Libya

Henry Solomon- March 1, 2019

At least, 326 stranded Nigerians in Libya have arrived Nigeria, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said. Alhaji Idris Muhammed, Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office ... Read More

Amrouche Quits Position as Libya Coach Ahead of AFCON Qualifier

Henry Solomon- October 10, 2018

Libya coach Adel Amrouche has resigned just days before his side face Nigeria in an African Nations Cup qualifier. The match is billed for Uyo, ... Read More

Super Eagles’ Manager, Gernot Rohr, Announces 24-man List Against Libya

Arowobusoye Samuel- October 1, 2018

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has invited in-form Ahmed Musa and 23 other players for this month’s double-take 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying ... Read More

NEMA Reports: 643 Nigerians Voluntarily Return from Libya

Henry Solomon- August 3, 2018

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday said no fewer than 643 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya in the last five weeks. The Director-General of ... Read More

17m people left Africa in 2017, says UN report

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 1, 2018

No fewer than 17 million Africans left the continent in 2017 in search of greener pastures, a new report by the UN Conference on Trade ... Read More

FIFA to lift ban on international football matches in Libya

inno.korie- May 23, 2018

President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, says the ban on international football matches in Libya will be lifted soon. Gianni Infantino            ... Read More

Video, Photos: 17 Nigerian migrants sue Italy for returning them to Libya

admin- May 8, 2018

2 of the Nigerian migrants rescued on 6 November 2017: They have now sued Italy for violating their rights Seventeen Nigerian migrants who survived a ... Read More

Seven Pregnant Women Amongst Tuesday’s Libya Returnees

Henry Solomon- May 8, 2018

A batch of 218 Nigerians, which included seven pregnant women on Tuesday voluntarily returned from the volatile North African country of Libya where they had ... Read More

NEMA Receives 165 Nigerians From Libya

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 4, 2018

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Thursday received 165 Nigerians who voluntarily returned from Libya. The returnees arrived aboard a chartered flight operated by ... Read More

UN Warns against Continuous Violence in Southern Libya

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 14, 2018

The UN has warned against the ongoing violence in Libya’s southern city of Sabha, calling on all parties to exercise restraint and work toward a ... Read More

FG Negotiating Release of More Nigerians in Libyan Slave Camps – Onyeama

Henry Solomon- March 13, 2018

The Federal Government says it is working with Libyan Authority to negotiate the release of all Nigerians in Libya slave camps and ensure their repatriation ... Read More

4 Pregnant Women, 140 other Nigerians return from Libya, get Free Phones

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 2, 2018

A batch of 144 Nigerians, which included four pregnant women, on Thursday voluntary returned from Libya with the assistance of the International Organisation for Migration ... Read More

Minister of Health Warns on Libyan Returnees

Tanimu- January 11, 2018

Boade Akinola, Abuja: The Honourable Minister, Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has warned the general public against stigmatizing the returnees who are arriving Nigeria from Libya ... Read More

Minister Visits Libyan Returnees, Directs All to Be Screened

Tanimu- January 10, 2018

Boade Akinola, Abuja: The Honourable Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has visited today, the 487 Nigerian returnees which were the second batch from Libya ... Read More

Nigeria On a Massive Evacuation of its Citizens Back Home

Tanimu- January 4, 2018

Sani Datti, Abuja: A Federal Government Delegation led by the Hon Minister of Foreign Minister Affairs Geoffrey Onyema and comprising of the Director General of ... Read More

United Nation to Repatriate 180 Nigerians from Libya

Arowobusoye Samuel- January 4, 2018

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) would on Monday (Jan. 8) repatriate 180 Nigerians stranded in Libya back to their home country. The UN migration ... Read More

FG Engages Med-View Airline in Evacuation of Nigerians From Libya

Henry Solomon- December 30, 2017

The Federal Government has appointed Med-View Airline, through the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), to participate in the evacuation of 5,037 Nigerians from Libya. The ... Read More

Buhari Meets AU Chairperson, Cautions Against Evacuation Of Foreigners Into Nigeria

Abdul Jimoh- December 15, 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari says it is important to always authenticate the origin of people abroad in distress before evacuating them to Nigeria, saying “not every ... Read More