Monday, April 19, 2021



Over 6,800 illegal immigrants rescued off Libyan coast in 2020

The International Organisation for Migration, IOM, said, on Tuesday, that 6,848 illegal immigrants have been rescued and returned to Libya so far in 2020.

Again, 173 Nigerians return from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, on Tuesday received 173 Nigerians returnees from Libya, where they had been stranded.

Nigerian immigration unveils 4-year strategy to enhance border security

The Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, on Thursday, unveiled its National Border Strategy 2019 to enhance national security.

Nearly 60,000 people displaced in Northeast – UN

The International Organisation for Migration, IOM, says an upsurge in violent attacks in crisis-raven north-east Nigeria has displaced 59,200 people in the last three months.

Nigerian govt to begin repatriation of refugees from Cameroon

The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, NCRFIM, said on Monday that the agency had almost concluded arrangements to repatriate Nigerian refugees from Cameroon.

JUST IN: Boko Haram kills four aid workers in Borno

The attack happened “after dark” outside a camp housing some 55,000 people displaced by the conflict and appeared to target the military, said UN spokeswoman Samantha Newport.

IOM to airlift more Nigerians from Libya on Monday

The International Organisation for Migration, IOM, would on Monday repatriate 180 Nigerians stranded in Libya back to their home country. The UN migration agency said...

2,778 Nigerians in detention camps in Libya, ministry says

The Federal Government has said it has a record of 2,778 Nigerian migrants registered in “accessible” detention camps in Libya, ready for repatriation. The Federal...

More than 40 million modern-day slaves

The revelation that migrants are being sold as slaves in Libya is not an isolated case: more than 40 million people were estimated to...

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