More than 2,000 migrants drown in Mediterranean this year: UN
More than 2,000 migrants have died since January trying to cross the Mediterranean to reach Europe, the UN said Tuesday, adding that more than half of them were headed for Italy.
Nigerians defying desert, Mediterranean Sea to Europe on their own, warns Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, warned that Nigerians defying the harsh desert conditions and the Mediterranean Sea to illegally migrate...
Nigeria urges UN probe into deaths of 26 female migrants
Nigeria on Wednesday called for an international inquiry after 26 women and girls drowned attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe.
Migrant rescue boat heading to aid of anti-migrant vessel in Mediterranean
A German humanitarian rescue ship is heading to the aid of a vessel run by a group of far-right activists, who are at sea to disrupt the work of charity boats helping migrants in the Mediterranean.
Mediterranean migrant death toll for 2017 tops 1,000
Around 100 migrants have drowned in the Mediterranean according to shipwreck survivors, raising the death toll for the perilous crossing to Italy to over 1,000 victims in 2017, the UN's refugee agency said Friday.
‘128 Nigerian migrants died in Mediterranean Sea’
The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Diaspora Affairs, Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, disclosed this yesterday at the public presentation of two books, From Libya with Tears and Practical News and Feature Writing in Lagos.
Bodies of 74 migrants wash up on Libya beach
The bodies of 74 migrants who drowned in the Mediterranean trying to reach Europe have washed up on a beach west of the Libyan capital, the Red Crescent said Tuesday.
EU seeks curb for Libya migrant flows
After blocking the main migrant route from the Middle East, the EU will this week seek ways to check a feared spring surge from Libya and North Africa across the Mediterranean.