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IOM repatriates 165 illegal migrants from Libya to Nigeria

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Friday that 165 illegal migrants have been voluntarily deported from Libya to Nigeria. "Our team yesterday assisted 165 stranded Nigerian migrants in Libya, mostly women and…

Libya loses second match to Nigeria at AFCON qualifiers 2-3

Odion Ighalo scored twice - including an 81st-minute winner - as Nigeria overcame Libya's comeback to win 3-2 in North Africa and move into pole position in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying group. The Super Eagles took an early…

Libya loses to Nigeria 0-4 in AFCON 2019 qualifiers

Nigeria beat Libya 4-0 with Odion Ighalo grabbing a hat-trick as the Super Eagles got their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign firmly back on track in Uyo on Saturday. Nigeria are now second in Group E with six points…

166 Nigerian immigrants repatriated from Libya

Libya repatriated Thursday night 166 illegal Nigerian immigrants from Tripoli via Mitiga Airport. The returnees included 72 females, three pregnant women, and 94 males, including 5 male infants. The return of the migrants was done…

Libya loses 0-1 to Nigeria in second CHAN appearance

Nigeria beat Libya 1-0 at the African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco in the second match in Group 3 on Friday. The second game of the group saw Rwanda beat Equatorial Guinea by the same scoreline. Both Nigeria and Rwanda…

560 Nigerian illegal immigrants rerun home from Libya

560 Nigerian illegal immigrants arrived in Port Harcourt on Saturday, bringing to 1,590, the number of Nigerians repatriated from Libya since January 7. More than 6,000 illegal immigrants from Nigeria were deported from Libya in 2017.…

Over 120 immigrants repatriated from Libya to Nigeria

Two pregnant women and 119 others were on Wednesday evacuated from Libya by the International Organisation for Migration. According to the National Emergency Management Agency, who received them at the Murtala Muhammed International…

262 Nigerians return home from Libya

Two hundred and sixty-two more Nigerians voluntarily returned home from Libya on Wednesday with the help of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the Nigerian Embassy in Libya. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)…

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