Tag: libya

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 20, 2017

Over 14,000 Nigerians ‘irregularly’ migrated to Italy in 2017

Over 14,118 Nigerians have migrated to Italy irregularly in 2017 alone, according to International Organization for Migration (IOM). IOM’s Chief ...

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AzeezJune 21, 2017

175 Nigerians voluntarily return from Libya

About 175 Nigerians on Tuesday voluntarily returned from Libya. The returnees arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at 7:50 ...

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AzeezMay 26, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should monitor today. EBOLA: FG MAY SANCTION KENYA AIRWAYS FOR CONVEYING CORPSE FROM ...

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AzeezMay 26, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: How Jonathan shared N2bn each to PDP states – NEC | Senate scraps NNPC in new PIB bill | More stories

From the papers this morning – a tracklist. How Jonathan shared N2bn each to PDP states – NEC – YNaija ...

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AzeezMay 26, 2017

165 Nigerians voluntarily return from Libya

The International Organisation for Migration on Thursday helped 165 Nigerians voluntarily return from Libya. According to Punch, the returnees were ...

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ToluMay 24, 2017

Who is Salman Abedi? The suicide bomber responsible for the Manchester Arena explosion

by Tolu Omoyeni   British Prime Minister, Theresa May announced on Tuesday that the UK’s terror alert level has been ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 12, 2017

258 Nigerians return from Libya (WATCH)

by Omoleye Omoruyi Another set of over 258 Nigerians have returned from Libya yesterday night aboard a chartered Airbus A330-200, ...

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AzeezMay 12, 2017

258 Nigerians return from Libya

by Azeez Adeniyi Another 258 Nigerians on Thursday arrived Nigeria from Libya. The returnees arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, ...

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ToluApril 29, 2017

100 days of Trump, Emir Sanusi’s N37m phone calls | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

N17 billion – The total amount the EFCC claims to have recovered through the Federal Government Whistleblower policy that was ...

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AzeezApril 26, 2017

Libya deports 253 Nigerians

by Azeez Adeniyi 253 Nigerians stranded in Libya were on Tuesday deported back to the country. The deportees comprising of ...

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RoqeebahMarch 25, 2017

130 underaged Nigerian girls trapped in foreign lands | 5 numbers that mattered this week

130 – Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa disclosed that 130 Nigerian girls are ...

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AzeezMarch 24, 2017

Another 155 Nigerians voluntarily return from Libya

by Azeez Adeniyi Another 155 Nigerians have voluntarily returned home on Thursday from Libya after 171 others arrived Nigeria two ...

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AzeezMarch 7, 2017

171 Nigerians return from Libya

171 Nigerians, comprising 95 females, including 12 girls, and 76 males, returned to the country from Libya on Tuesday. They ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 10, 2017

Opinion: What Trump’s ban says to Nigeria and the rest of us

by Chude Jideonwo   “We live in a very unknown but somehow very scary world right now,” tweeted a friend ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 29, 2017

The Explainer: Why Nigerians shouldn’t rejoice over Trump’s Muslim ban

For the past couple of days, all hell has literally been let loose since the signing of an executive order ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 26, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Libya’s death sentence, Abike Dabiri-Erewa’s “travel advisory” and Okorocha’s airline

by Pius Adesanmi Something bothered me about Abike Dabiri Erewa’s “travel advisory” but I couldn’t say precisely what. It just ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 26, 2017

Opinion: Antidote to illegal immigration of Nigerians

by Jide Ojo You possibly have seen the picture of black people lined up by a wall in a place ...

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EditorJanuary 4, 2017

LONG READ: What you must know before arguing about the slave trade in Libya

In 2017, YNaija committed a big part of its time and resources towards carefully documenting the big stories happening in ...

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ToluDecember 15, 2016

It’s here! CAF Africa Beach Soccer hits Lagos

When you hear the words beach soccer, what comes to your mind? Sun? Bikinis? Fun? Action? The Africa Beach Soccer ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 30, 2016

The YNaija Tracklist: 25-year-old Nigerian breaks record at Ghana University | At least 60 killed in Yemen suicide attack | Avengers write open letter to Buhari

From the papers this morning- a Tracklist MEND  says military intervention can never be solution to Niger Delta crisis – ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 28, 2016

Opinion: Far North and the menace of Almajiri

by Usama Dandare Whoever is familiar with the northern region of Nigeria, especially the core northern states, will agree with ...

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AzeezAugust 24, 2016

5 children, 236 other stranded Nigerians return from Libya

The Libyan government on Tuesday repatriated about 241 Nigerians back to Nigeria. The spokesperson for National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA) ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 17, 2016

Opinion: Why Donald Trump will lose [A Rejoinder]

By Joseph Abiagom Yesterday, while reading my morning routine of YNaija articles, (you guys are doing a great job by the ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 11, 2016

‘I can no longer endure these blackmails’ – Tompolo

Former Niger Delta warlord, Government ‘Tompolo’ Ekpemupolo, on Saturday called on the Niger Delta Avengers to stop destroying oil installation ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 6, 2016

The late 5: These are the stories that drove the conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove the conversation today. 1) Election tribunal upholds Yahaya Bello’s election An election tribunal ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJune 6, 2016

Wanted militant leader, Tompolo ‘is in Libya’

Government Ekpemupolo, a former militant leader popularly known as Tompolo, has managed to flee the shores of Nigeria for North ...

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Janeth JAugust 24, 2015

Boko Haram sends men to study abroad with ISIS in Libya and Niger

The insurgent group, Boko Haram, is believed to have reportedly sent no fewer than 80 of its members to join forces with the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJuly 18, 2015

Nigerian Christian migrant kidnapped by ISIS (PHOTOS)

A Nigerian Christian migrant has been reportedly abducted by insurgents of the Islamic State, (ISIS) in Libya. Ibrahim Adeola, the ...

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Ada IgboanugoApril 29, 2015

Guess how much this man was paid to kidnap his cousin

by Chinwe Okafor 15-year-old Ogun schoolgirl Precious Nwaigwe who was abducted and sold to Libya by her maternal cousin Kelvin ...

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Ada IgboanugoApril 27, 2015

Teenage schoolgirl found in Lagos after living months in captivity

by Chinwe Okafor 15-year-old Precious Nwaigwe was kidnapped in the Ajah area of Lagos State, while on her way to ...

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