Plateau, Akwa United set for Tunisia’s Etoile du Sahel, Libya’s Al-Ittihad
Nigerian champion, Plateau United will face its toughest task yet in the on-going CAF Champions League when it meets former winners, Etoile du Sahel in Sousse today. Football fans, who followed Enyimba’s triumphs in the competition in 2003 and 2004, will remember the battles the Peoples Elephant had with Etoile on its way to the…
Libya coastguard rescues 441 migrants from drifting boats
Libya's coastguard rescued 441 migrants in two separate operations as their boats drifted off the western coast, the navy and a doctor said on Tuesday.
NAPTIP says 2,114 returnees evacuated from Libya
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) said over 2,114 Nigerian returnees from Libya had been brought to the country from January till date. The Head, Press & Public Relations of NAPTIP, Mr Josiah Emerole, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Saturday. Emerole quoted the Director-General of the agency,…
Libya mired in chaos 7 years since Kadhafi fall
Seven years since a revolution that ended four decades of dictatorship under Moamer Kadhafi, Libyans see no end in sight to the North African nation's chaotic transition to democracy.
136 Nigerians evacuated from Libya arrive Port Harcourt
The fifth batch of 136 Nigerian returnees from Libya arrived Port Harcourt International Airport in the early hours of Tuesday, Mr Martins Ejike, South-South Zonal Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has said.
CHAN 2018: Sudan edge Libya to claim bronze
Sudan edged out Libya 4-2 via penalties to claim bronze in the third-place play-off match at the 2018 CAF African Nations Championship at Stade de Marrakech on Saturday. Although the clash finished at 1-1 in regular time, penalties from Mohamed Tahir, Mohamed Babikir, Mahmoud Ahmed and Maaz Gesalla ensured Sudan were victorious. On the other…
465 Nigerians evacuated from Libya arrive in Port Harcourt
The fourth batch of 465 Nigerian returnees from Libya arrived in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, yesterday.
Libya destroys 200 tonnes of explosives
Libya destroyed more than 200 tonnes of remnants of war with the support of the UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS), the support mission said.
4th batch of 465 Nigerian returnees arrive Port Harcourt
The fourth batch of 465 Nigerian returnees from Libya have arrived Port Harcourt, Mr Martins Ejike, South-South Zonal Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said. Ejike who received the returnees on Friday, told news that they arrived Port Harcourt International Airport at about 12.25 a.m. on board Max Air. Ejike told newsmen that the evacuation…