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New batch of 67 Nigerians repatriated from Libya

Another Batch of 67 Nigerians were repatriated from Libya on Tuesday, December 12  Their return was facilitated by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) with help from the European Union. They will be arriving Nigeria later today. Meanwhile, Nigeria has called on the international community to work together with the aim...
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“So many people died in the desert” – 23-year-old Nigerian returnee from Libya

23-year-old Anuge Blessing from Edo State was among stranded migrants recently brought home from Libya with assistance from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) "So many people died in the #desert" Anuge told IOM Nigeria. Meanwhile, Nigeria's former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has blamed the failure of African leaders for the...
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“I am so disappointed in you all” – Actress Caroline Danjuma calls out celebrities for not joining in the protest against slavery in Libya

Following an international outcry over the slave trade in Libya, some Nigerian activists and celebrities have finally seemed to have warmed up to the cause and suddenly finding their voices. However, not everyone is yet on board to the disappointment of outspoken actress Caroline Danjuma who took to social media to slam celebrities...
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Fellow Nigerians sold us into slavery in Libya – returnees

In the midst of the uproar over revelations that Libyan nationals are buying and selling migrants as slaves in Libya, a new indicates that Nigerians based in Libya also participate in the inhuman trade.   This emerged as more Nigerians are repatriated by the International Organisation for Migration with the...
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Human trafficking: Charly Boy, Deji Adeyanju, others sit out outside the Libyan Embassy in Abuja to protest against the ongoing slave trade in Libya

A group of concerned in collaboration with selected non-governmental organisation are calling attention to the reported ongoing slave trade in LibyaStart   The groups comprising of notable Nigeria activists such as Charles Oputa popularly known as Charly Boy, Deji Adeyanju amongst others are at the Libyan Embassy in Abuja to...
New batch of 67 Nigerians repatriated from Libya