Posts Tagged ‘Niger’

Cross-border security meeting between Libya, Chad, Niger and Sudan to convene Wednesday

  • 23 October 2018 - 12:57
Cross-border security meeting between Libya, Chad, Niger and Sudan to convene Wednesday

The 4th ministerial meeting to strengthen the security of the joint border among Sudan, Libya, Chad and Niger would be held in Ndjamena on Wednesday. The two-day meeting would be held with the participation of foreign, defence and interior ministries as well as intelligence services of the four...

Niger’s President says ending migration flow from Africa needs fixing chaos in Libya

  • 18 August 2018 - 21:01
Niger’s President says ending migration flow from Africa needs fixing chaos in Libya

If Europe wants to halt migrant boat arrivals on its shores from Africa it must end the state of chaos in Libya, Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou told Reuters Thursday, warning that the stability of neighboring countries was at stake. Niger is a country of transit for migrants seeking to...

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...