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Libyan coastguard has intercepted 156 migrants, including Nigerians, in two separate incidents as they tried to reach Europe by sea, the Navy said.
International humanitarian organization, Doctors Without Borders, says it is concerned about the fate of hundreds of migrants and refugees, including women and children being held in a dangerously overcrowded detention centre in Libya.
No fewer than 50 Nigerian migrants were among the hundreds of migrants rescued on Saturday in the Mediterranean by Libya’s coastguard and an international charity, Doctors Without Borders.
Libyan Navy questioned the validity of reports about a capsizing boat carrying 90 illegal immigrants off the coast of the city of Zuwara, some 120 km west of Tripoli, navy spokesman said on Friday.
The UN-backed government on Friday launched a military operation to combat smuggling in western Libya.
The Women Trafficking and Child Labour Eradication Foundation has called for an aggressive grassroots sensitisation as a panacea to the ills of human trafficking in the societies.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says the newly completed terminal building at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, will process 15 million passengers annually when it begins operations.
Osun State Government has offered to provide special incentives to investors willing to invest into the state economy.
Ugandan popstar turned opposition lawmaker Bobi Wine is in hiding after police raided a hotel he was staying in ahead of a concert, his lawyer said Sunday.
The leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has criticised the Federal Government for allegedly paying lip service to their demands.
The Ogun Chief Judge (CJ), Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu, has granted pardon to 68 inmates from the five prisons in the state.
The Police Command in Lagos state has arrested 58-year-old commercial motorcyclist, named withheld, for allegedly defiling his 14-year-old daughter.
The law graduates of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) have demanded for compensatory quota for admission to the Nigerian Law School.
A member of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Professor Etannibi Alemika, says corrupt leaders are preparing their children to take over their positions with a view to continuing to enslave other Nigerians.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate, of not wanting to sign the national peace accord ahead of the 2019 elections.