Wilmot explained that since these immigrants were mostly undocumented, who used illegal means to enter Libya and they were forced to do menial jobs, mostly “Malaga” (plastering buildings), but were usually handed over to the police when they pursue those who hired them for payment
The upper chamber also condemned in totality the current depravity and sheer animalism being exhibited by the Libyans selling fellow Africans as slaves
The call followed a motion by Hon. Saheed Akinade-Fijabi on the “need to investigate the inhuman and barbaric act of slave trade involving the auctioning of black Africans in Libya”
The President while speaking when he addressed Nigerians in the Diaspora, vowed to reduce the number of Nigerians heading for Europe illegally through the Sahara Desert and the Mediterranean Sea by providing basic social amenities such as education, healthcare and food security at home
In the statement dated November 29, 2017 and signed by SERAP’ds Executive Director, Adetokunbo Mumuni, the organization said: “Nigerian and other African victims of abuses in Libya are crying out for leadership. They urgently need African leaders to act. Given Nigeria’s leadership role in the region, Buhari can and should provide greater leadership to push European and African leaders to go beyond merely condemning the atrocities and act swiftly to end the shocking abuses, remove Nigerians and other African women, men and children still trapped in Libya from harm’s way, and guarantee their safety and well-being.”
The MP, who asked not to be named told Xinhua: “We were informed by the president of a political bloc in the parliament that the EU and some other major
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A Roman Catholic bishop and a Muslim imam both said prayers at the simple ceremony in the southern city of Salerno, with 26 wooden coffins laid out on a stone dais.
In a press statement released by his media office in Abuja, the Waziri Adamawa described his shock when watching the CNN news report, which showed video evidence of Nigerian illegal migrants en route to Europe captured by Libyan authorities being sold off for various amounts in the range of $400.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that their aircraft, a Boeing 737-800 with Registration Number 5A-DMG, landed at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at 7.37pm.
Joseph Alabi, the spokesperson for the Lagos Airport Police Command, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Lagos.
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Farinloye said that the aircraft that conveyed the deportees arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport at 11:20 p.m on Tuesday aboard a chartered Airbus A320 Afriqiyah aircraft with registration number 5A-ONA.
Lavrov said that the Kremlin support the agreement reached between Nattional Army Commander, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar and Prime Minister of the Libyan Government of National Accord Fayez Sarraj.
Okah-Donli disclosed this on Wednesday in Osogbo, at the inauguration of the North-West Zonal Command Office of the agency.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the returnees arrived aboard a chartered Libyan Airlines aircraft with registration number 5A-LAR, which landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at 10pm.
OPEC and some non-OPEC states, including Russia, agreed in 2016 to cut production by 1.8 million barrels per day in a deal that has been extended to March 2018.
Russian Energy Minister, Alexander Novak, told journalists on Monday: “We have now talked with OPEC Secretary-General, Mohammed Barkindo,
Pinnick, who is the Chairman of the African Cup of Nations at the Confederation of African Football, has also assured the Super Eagles will qualify for the Cameroon edition after sitting out the last two editions.
The Airforce acted after hearing that “criminal elements” had gathered to try and cross the western boundary