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137 Nigerian migrants arrive from Libya

•100 males, 37 females Jude Johnson  Another batch of 137 Nigerians arrived Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos from war ravaged Libya on Thursday evening.  Libya is currently being contested by forces loyal to the United Nations recognised government against those of the warlord Gen. Khalifa Hafta with Tripoli under siege and increasingly dangerous

NCFRMI, IOM facilitates return of 145 Nigerian migrants from Libya

Senator Iroegbu  The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) and other related agencies of the Federal Government have received another batch of Nigerian migrants from Libya. This was contained  in a statement made available to Global Sentinel on Monday night by the South west Zonal Director of NCFRMI, Mrs. Margaret

Libya: UNHCR evacuates 325 detained migrants as war reaches Tripoli

•Refugees mainly from Nigeria, Sudan, Eritrea Ahmed Elumami The United Nations refugee agency evacuated 325 African refugees on Wednesday from Qasr Ben Gashir detention centre in southern Tripoli because of deteriorating security and escalating violence. The refugees - mainly Eritrean, Sudanese and Nigerian - were taken to a detention centre in

Humanitarian Trends: Feeding Sudan, paying for aid, and Facebook mapping Africa

This is q weekly take on humanitarian news, trends, and developments from around the globe. On our radar Gentle reminder: Sudan’s humanitarian needs You may have heard that Sudan isn’t looking so stable at the moment. Protesters are still pushing back, now against continued military rule after long-time President Omar al-Bashir was ousted

Africa’s Most Challenging Elections in 2018

By Dorina Bekoe Ediror's note: Twenty countries in Africa will hold national elections in 2018. This analysis reviews countries facing unique challenges to holding peaceful elections on the continent. In 2018, 20 countries in Africa will hold presidential and parliamentary elections. Past experience indicates that 20 percent of African elections have experienced violence resulting