4 pregnant women, 158 Nigerians return from Libya
A fresh batch of 162 Nigerians, including four pregnant women, have voluntarily returned from Libya with the assistance of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).
Death toll at 28 after migrant boats sink off Djibouti
The death toll from the sinking of two migrant boats off the coast of Djibouti rose to 28 on Wednesday, with perhaps 130 more still missing.
Global migration agency rescues 10,300 Nigerians
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has seen to the successful return of 10,300 illegal Nigerian migrants from Europe. The Programme Manager, Migration Management Unit (MMU) and Head of IOM Lagos Sub-office, Abraham Tamrat, made the disclosure during a campaign in Benin City. The UN agency chief noted that the exercise was to sensitise the…
IOM pledges support for NAPTIP
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has pledged more support to the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) in the fight against human trafficking in Nigeria.
NEMA receives 160 Nigerians from Libya
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it has received a batch of 160 assisted voluntary returnees from Libya who were stranded in failed attempts to reach different European countries.
Two migrants die, 80 saved in Sahara ordeal
Two African migrants died of thirst and 80 were saved after they were stranded in the Niger desert while trying to reach Europe, the International Office of Migrations (IOM) said Tuesday, in the second Sahara rescue drama in less than a month.
111 Nigerian migrants in Libya arrive Nigeria Thursday
Amb. Ketil Karlsen, the Head of European Union (EU) Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, says 111 Nigerian migrants trapped in Libya are expected to return home on Thursday.
Nigeria relocates 3,000 IDPs to Bama after Maiduguri-Bama-Banki road reopens, says IOM
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said the Nigerian Government has relocated no fewer than 3,000 Internally Displaced People of Bama origin in Borno to their hometown.