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11 pregnant women, 130 others return from Libya
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11 pregnant women, 130 others return from Libya

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) No fewer than 141 Nigerians, including 11 pregnant women, have voluntarily returned from Libya to Nigeria with the assistance of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the European Union (EU). Mr. Segun Afolayan, Chief Planning Officer, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) confirmed this to […]

Two dead in suspected IS suicide bomb attack on Libya oil company
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Two dead in suspected IS suicide bomb attack on Libya oil company

Firefighters and rescuers gather in front of the headquarters of Libya's National Oil Company in the capital Tripoli on September 10, 2018. Armed men stormed the building in Tripoli today where a blast and gunfire were heard, witnesses and a security source said. / AFP PHOTO / Mahmud TURKIA Suicide […]

Deadly clashes resume near Libya’s capital
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Deadly clashes resume near Libya’s capital

Vice President of the Presidential Council of Libya Ahmed Maiteeq speaks during a press conference in Tripoli on August 30, 2018, after clashes near Libya capital.<br />At least 27 people have been killed and 100 wounded in several days of fighting between rival militias near the Libyan capital, the health […]

Spain NGO ship saves 59 migrants, Italy refuses access
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Spain NGO ship saves 59 migrants, Italy refuses access

A Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms rigid-inflatable boat sails back to Open Arms vessel after getting medical supplies from the Aquarius rescue vessel, chartered by French NGO SOS-Mediterranee and Doctors Without Borders (MSF) on June 24, 2018 in the open sea about 50 miles from Libya. PAU BARRENA / AFP […]

Lifeline migrant ship captain faces Maltese court Monday
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Lifeline migrant ship captain faces Maltese court Monday

(L/R): Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and Finnish Prime Minister Juha Silipa pose for a group photograph at the start of an emergency European Union leaders summit […]

FIFA to lift ban on international football matches in Libya
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FIFA to lift ban on international football matches in Libya

FIFA President Gianni Infantino speaks during news conference at CONMEBOL headquarters in Luque, Paraguay May 11, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, says the ban on international football matches in Libya will be lifted soon. “The head of the presidential council (of the government) Fayez Sarraj, has received […]

100 Edo Secondary students trafficked to Libya in 4 months, says Obaseki’s aide
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100 Edo Secondary students trafficked to Libya in 4 months, says Obaseki’s aide

AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI No fewer than 100 students of Idogbo Secondary School, Benin, have been trafficked to Libya in the last four months. This was disclosed in Benin on Sunday during an advocacy programme by the Senior Special Assistant to Gov Godwin Obaseki on Human trafficking and […]