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...
Bodies of around 20 migrants recovered from sea
Moroccan rescue services have recovered the bodies of around 20 migrants in the Mediterranean, a spokeswoman for the Spanish enclave of Melilla said Sunday.
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.
Over 100,000 migrants cross Mediterranean to Europe since January
More than 100,000 migrants and refugees have made the perilous journey across the Mediterranean to Europe since the beginning of the year, and 2,247 have died trying, the UN said Tuesday.
‘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.
Xenophobic attacks continue in South Africa
Earlier in the week, 171 Nigerians returned from Libya with a tale of woes after their attempts to cross to Europe through the Mediterranean Sea and the Sahara Desert failed.
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.
36,000 Nigerians crossed to Italy via Mediterranean Sea in 2016
In a desperate search for a good life, illegal migrants from Nigeria account for 21 per cent of the total 171,299 immigrants that braved the Mediterranean odds to arrive in Italy in 2016.