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Italy will host a Libya conference that starts on Monday and aims to push forward a new U.N. plan to stabilise the troubled North African country after an initiative to hold elections next month failed.
The Libyan Coast Guard picked up a total of 315 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea on Wednesday who were trying to reach Europe in three inflatable boats, a spokesman said.
Russia and China on Monday refused to back a UN resolution that will allow the Security Council to slap sanctions on perpetrators of rape and sexual violence in Libya.
At least four people were killed Monday and eight others kidnapped in an attack by suspected Islamic State group jihadists on a town in central Libya, local sources said.
Nigeria defender, Ola Aina, is looking forward to facing the Bafana Bafana of South Africa at the magnificient FNB Stadium, Johannesburg, next month in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
A non-governmental oragnisation (NGO), Migration Enlightenment Project Nigeria (MEPN), has called on the Libyan government to immediately release Nigerians who are being detained at its various camps.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has admitted that next month’s 2019 Africa Cup Of Nations qualifier against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Johannesburg will not be an easy game, but assures that he and teammates will play the crucial match with the seriousness it deserves.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria moved to the top of their 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifying Group E after defeating home side Libya 3-2 at the Stade Taieb Mhiri in Sfax, Tunisia on Tuesday.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says he expects a challenging Africa Cup of Nations qualifier rematch against Libya on Tuesday despite trouncing the north Africans at the weekend.
Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr, says his team will play to win and will not underrate the Mediterranean Knights in Saturday’s AFCON qualifier.
General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, is optimistic that the Super Eagles will beat the Mediterranean Knights of Libya over two legs in their 2019 AFCON qualifying double header on Saturday in Uyo and on Tuesday in Sfax Tunisia.
Adel Amrouche has resigned from his position as the head coach of the Libyan national team ahead of Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Nigeria in Uyo.
Libya have suffered an injury blow ahead of their crucial 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Nigeria, with one of the players named to their 22-man roster ruled out of both matches due to injury.
The UN envoy to Libya has said that it will be difficult to hold elections as hoped on December 10, following a new wave of fighting in the North African nation.
The House of Representatives on Wednesday adjourned plenary over failure of the public address system in the chamber.
Nigeria announced last month that it would allow telecom companies to provide banking services, aiming to give millions of Nigerians without bank accounts access to so-called mobile money services, a policy that has been very successful in Kenya.
In a move aimed at offering Nigerian and Chinese clients a business-to-business networking and personal advisory service and also help them to access and unlock opportunities in Nigeria-China trade, Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc has commissioned an Africa-China Banking Centre (ACBC) in Lagos.
Former Nigeria international Yisa Sofoluwe has backed Leon Balogun to put his frustration for lack of playing time at his Club behind him and deliver good performance for the Super Eagles as they take on Bafana Bafana on Saturday.
African leaders are set to gather this weekend for a special summit aimed at pushing through long-debated reforms to their pan-continental body.
Police confirmed on Monday that nine children died in a fire allegedly set by pupils in their school and dormitory in South-western Uganda.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) over the allegations of corruption during the recent primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
As campaigns for the 2019 general elections kicked off at the weekend, Farida Waziri, a former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has charged politicians to make their agenda for Nigerians their focus rather than dwelling on issues that will further divide the people.
A ghastly car accident involving a hit-and-run driver has claimed the lives of four persons and destroyed two electric poles around GRA in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Wednesday reiterated the commitment of his administration to eradicate open defecation in the state.