NEMA receives 160 Nigerians from Libya (Guardian)

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 160 stranded Nigerians from Libya. Alhaji Idris Muhammed, Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office of NEMA, confirmed the development to newsmen on Friday in Lagos. Muhammed said the Nigerians arrived at…

New directions in a time of decision – Wole Soyinka

The nation has been brought to her knees.  Internally, the blaring media testimony needs no augmentation. Beyond her borders, Nigeria is the tale of citizens designated pariahs of the global community for whom special dossiers are opened, and units of…

NEMA receives 193 Nigerians from Libya (Guardian)

07 December 2018 The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 193 stranded Nigerians from Libya. Mr Segun Afolayan, Acting Zonal Coordinator, NEMA, South West Zone, confirmed the development to the newsmen on Friday in Lagos. Afolayan…

I ran from sleeping with men in Nigeria to sleeping with animals in Libya

Every time I heard about human trafficking, I never thought I would be involved. I never thought I would be one of the people anyone will point to as being a part of the trade. But here I am, a…

174 Nigerians return from Libya, says NEMA (Punch)

The National Emergency Management Agency has received another batch of 174 stranded Nigerians from Libya. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the returnees arrived at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at 1.10am on Friday.They were brought…

22 bodies recovered in eastern Libya (Punch)

The Libyan Red Crescent, on Wednesday, said it recovered 22 unidentified bodies in the eastern city of Darna. “The bodies were recovered in southern Darna after local authorities notified Red Crescent teams,” the Red Crescent said. Since the beginning of…

Turkey pulls out of Libya crisis talks (Punch)

Turkey pulled out of Italian-hosted Libya crisis talks on Tuesday after it was not invited to a meeting of key players on the conference sidelines, saying it was “deeply disappointed”. “Any meeting which excludes Turkey would prove to be counter-productive…

11 pregnant women, 130 others return from Libya (Guardian)

No fewer than 141 Nigerians, including 11 pregnant women, have voluntarily returned from Libya to Nigeria with the assistance of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the European Union (EU). Mr. Segun Afolayan, Chief Planning Officer, National Emergency Management…

Libya vows revenge as Eagles seek another win (Guardian)

Libya’s interim coach, Omar Al-Maryam believes his side have the quality to avenge the 0-4 loss to Nigeria when they meet in the reverse fixture of their Cameroon 2019 African Nations Cup qualifier in Sfax, Tunisia today. Three goals by…

I’m not angry with my critics – Ighalo (Punch)

Odion Ighalo has said fans were overtaken by passion when he failed to score at the World Cup in Russia, while pledging to always give his best in a Super Eagles shirt. Fans, particularly on social media, were vociferous in…

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