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Europe-bound migrants in Libya protest detention

Dozens of Sub-Saharan African migrants at a Libya detention centre got to their knees and crossed their wrists above their heads to protest their imprisonment.

How 20 Nigerian migrants were sold for N260,000 in Libya – returnee

Nigerian returnees from Libya have continued to recount the harrowing ordeal they experienced while in the country, including a day when 20 of them were sold for just $730 (N260,000).

Migrants in Libya subjected to ‘extreme violence’ – UN

The United Nations called on Monday for the immediate release of the most vulnerable migrants held in Libya, many of whom have been subjected to appalling human rights abuses including "extreme violence".

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Manuel Pellegrini wants West Ham signings to begin era of attacking football

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Kenya seeks Russia’s help to recognise Al-Shabab as global threat

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Plateau government cautions against indiscriminate dumping of refuse

The Plateau State Government has warned against the indiscriminate dumping of waste during the rainy season to curtail flooding and the outbreak of diseases.