Posts Tagged ‘Niger’

Niger ambassador to Libya denies presence of Nigerian rebels in Libya

  • 27 March 2018 - 12:31
Niger ambassador to Libya denies presence of Nigerian rebels in Libya

Niger's ambassador to Libya Hussein Melloul has denied presence of any Nigerien opposition fighters on Libyan territory. The ambassador made his remarks on Monday during a meeting with Abdurrahman Al-Sweihli, the head of the Libyan High Council of State, in the Libyan capital Tripoli. They...

Niger to return over 3000 stranded nationals in Libya

  • 3 January 2018 - 11:34
Niger to return over 3000 stranded nationals in Libya

Max Air Limited said it had sealed a deal with the Federal Government of Nigeria to evacuate 3,184 out of the 5,037 stranded Nigeriens expected to return home from Libya in the next few days. The International Organisation of Migration (IOM) had been evacuating Nigerian migrants from Libya back...

UNHCR helps repatriate 25 trapped migrants from Libya to Niger

  • 12 November 2017 - 14:17
UNHCR helps repatriate 25 trapped migrants from Libya to Niger

United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Sunday said that 25 migrants from Niger, including women and children, have been repatriated from the Libyan capital Tripoli on Saturday to their country. "The group is heading to Niger as part of a humanitarian evacuation initiative between...