Tag: libya

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Michael Adedipupo OgunFebruary 22, 2018

Plateau United, MFM FC progress into last 32 of the CAF Champions League

Nigeria’s representatives at the CAF Champions league, Plateau United and Mountain of Fire and Miracles Football Club (MFM F.C.) have ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 29, 2017

NEMA says over 6,000 Nigerians have returned from Libya as another batch arrives

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday, said a total of 6,672 Nigerians willingly returned from Libya from January ...

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tosin adesinaDecember 25, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] NAPTIP needs to address this new wave of affluence driven cross-border slavery

Recently, the issue of slave trade in Libya and other African countries made headlines especially as it involved some Nigerian ...

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AzeezDecember 20, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 20th of December

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: This statement shows the PDP is still not interested ...

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AzeezDecember 20, 2017

Over 25,000 Nigerians are in slave and sex camps in Libya – NAPTIP

Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons(NAPTIP), Julie Okah-Donli on Tuesday said over 25,000 Nigerians have ...

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AzeezDecember 15, 2017

1,317 Nigerians rescued from Libya in 10 days

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said 1,317 Nigerians have voluntarily returned from Libya in the last 10 days. ...

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AzeezDecember 6, 2017

Another batch of 257 Nigerians arrive from Libya

An aircraft carrying 257 Nigerians stranded in Libya landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Wednesday. Spokesperson for the ...

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EditorDecember 4, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Libyan slave trade: CSO’s storm Libyan embassy to protest

Civil rights organisations on Thursday November 30, 2017 stormed the Libyan embassy in Abuja to protest the alleged auction of ...

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AzeezDecember 3, 2017

FG releases emergency numbers for stranded Nigerians in Libya

The Federal Government has provided emergency numbers and email addresses for distressed Nigerians in Libya. Spokesperson, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ...

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EditorDecember 2, 2017

Kayode Ogundamisi: The Libyan slave route and the greed factor

by Kayode Ogundamisi Just glanced through a list of over 2380 Nigerians who had returned from the notorious Libyan Slave ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 2, 2017

Libya returnees say Nigerians are the ‘brains’ behind the slave auctions

As more and more Nigerians are being returned from Libya after the much-criticised slave auctions, some of the returnees, who ...

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AzeezDecember 1, 2017

We warned Nigerians to avoid Libya – Dabiri-Erewa

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa has said the Federal Government warned Nigerians ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 1, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 1st of December

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: The way Jonathan reacted to oil scams shook me ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 1, 2017

AU, EU, UN set to establish a task force in Libya to tackle slavery

The African Union (AU), European Union (EU) and United Nations (UN) are set to establish a task force in Libya ...

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AzeezNovember 30, 2017

CSOs protest slave auctions at Libyan embassy

Some Civil Society Organisations on Thursday stormed the Libyan Embassy in Abuja to protest the reported slave trade of Africans in Libya. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 30, 2017

What is happening across North Africa is unacceptable | Says ECOWAS on slave auctions

The President of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Marcel Alain de Souza said it would not take lightly ...

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EzinneNovember 29, 2017

The Thread: “You’re late” “Man just woke up” | Buhari tweets concern about Libya’s slave auctions; TwitterNG reacts

14 days after CNN broke the news of slave auctions taking place in Libya, President Buhari finally spoke up. It ...

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AzeezNovember 29, 2017

Protect Nigerians from Libya slave trade | Senate tells FG

The Senate on Wednesday has urged the Federal Government to save Nigerians from slavery in Libya. Kaka Baba Bashir, senator ...

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EzinneNovember 29, 2017

The Thread: “This is absolutely inhumane” “Wipe Libya off the map” | Twitter reacts in horror over Libya’s slave trade

Social media has been blowing up since CNN’s exclusive piece on the slave trade auctions in Libya came out. We’re ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 29, 2017

242 Nigerians return from Libya

242 Nigerians returned from Libya on Tuesday evening. The federal government had on Monday, promised to intervene and rescue Nigerian ...

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AzeezNovember 27, 2017

FG to rescue Nigerians stranded in Libya

The Federal Government may be sending an aircraft to bring back Nigerians who were stranded in Libya. The Ministry of ...

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AzeezNovember 7, 2017

Libya deports 149 Nigerians, 975 in five weeks

The National Emergency Management Agency on Monday received 149 stranded Nigerians deported from Libya. The 29 adult females, 115 adult males ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 1, 2017

NEMA receives 826 Nigerians who returned willingly from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says a total of 826 Nigerians stranded in Libya, en route Europe, voluntarily returned ...

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AzeezOctober 25, 2017

257 Nigerians voluntarily return from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said 257 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya on Tuesday. The returnees were received by ...

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Samuel OkikeOctober 24, 2017

The Big 5: Buhari leaves for Niger Republic today, Who’s to blame for reinstating Maina, and other top stories

Good morning. Here are the top 5 stories you should be monitoring today: President Muhammadu Buhari is travelling to Niamey, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 4, 2017

138 Nigerians, 4 critically ill return from Libya

About 138 Nigerians Tuesday, voluntarily returned to Nigeria from Libya with the help of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). ...

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AzeezSeptember 25, 2017

How Nigerians are used as terrorists in Libya – Shehu Sani

Senator representing Kaduna Central and Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Shehu Sani, has said Nigerians are bring used as ...

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AzeezAugust 18, 2017

138 Nigerians deported from Libya

138 Nigerians deported from Libya, on Thursday arrived Lagos airport. The deportees arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in an Airbus ...

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AzeezAugust 10, 2017

128 Nigerians voluntarily return from Libya

128 Nigerians on Thursday voluntarily returned to the country, from Libya. The National Emergency Management Agency received the returnees who ...

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AzeezAugust 9, 2017

Libya to deport 540 Nigerians in 3 batches

Libya is set to deport 540 Nigerians beginning from August 10. Director-General, National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, ...

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