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6 Dec 2017
150 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya on December 5 after being stranded in the volatile North African country en route Europe. African heads of state have in recent days condemned the treatment of migrants in Libya, including widespread violence and apparent slave trading. See the gallery above for pictures of the returnees as they arrived…
5 Dec 2017
The Nigerian Government says it has a record of 2,778 Nigerian migrants registered in “accessible” detention camps in Libya, ready for repatriation.
5 Dec 2017
He describes bleaching as a sickness, a kind of yellow fever which you spend your own money to bring upon yourself. Today, we are witnessing different kinds of slavery.
4 Dec 2017
A pro-human rights group, the Resource Centre for Human Rights and Civic Education (CHRICED) has urged the Federal Government to push for the expulsion of Libya from the African Union (AU) over the alleged sale of Africans....
4 Dec 2017
Recently, I was in Italy for few days where I participated in a Conference specifically convened by the President of Italy’s Chamber of Deputies, Her Excellency, Ms Laura Bodrini, to discuss a very topical issue....
4 Dec 2017
I do not know what needs to happen to bring tears from the eyes of African leaders. For over a decade now, Africans have been perishing daily on the Mediterranean Sea and the Sahara Desert in what looks like desperate.....
3 Dec 2017
The best way to end the year is to anticipate what's to come in the new year, like the Royal wedding and the fact that one of TV's best shows will be losing a star. Other than that, our hearts go out to our brothers and sisters in Libya as well as our praise to…
30 Nov 2017
The Archbishop Tutu Fellows have added their voice to the groundswell of condemnation trailing the live auction of black Africans in Libya and called on nations whose citizens were sold into slavery to cut diplomatic ties with the North African country. In a footage aired on CNN about two weeks ago, migrants from sub-Saharan nations…
30 Nov 2017
Nigerian-American rapper turned IT Consultant Olanrewaju Dabiri, popularly known as Eldee has condemned what he describes as "other forms of slavery" that exists in Africa and beyond the continent. Following the recent news about the thriving slave trade of African migrants in Libya, eLDee has come out to air his own views on the issue,…
19 Nov 2017
Libya will investigate alleged slave trading in the country, the internationally recognised government announced Sunday, following the release of video footage appearing to show migrants being auctioned off. Chaos-ridden Libya has long been a major transit hub for migrants trying to reach Europe, and many of them have fallen prey to serious abuse in the…
17 Jun 2016
I work on slavery in West Africa mainly. The former slavery we were working on is called decent based slavery which is where people are literarily inherited by masters.


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To keep you informed and engaged, Guardian Life has curated some of the most captivating stories of the week in this edition. Enjoy! Ariana Grande, Dalton Gomez Divorce After Two Years Of Marriage Ariana Grande and Dalton Gomez have reportedly decided to part ways after a two-year marriage. They tied the knot discreetly in May…
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In the wake of the tragic death of singer Ilerioluwa Oladimeji ‘Imole’ Aloba (Mohbad), which has shaken the nation, Nigeria is once again on the verge of a revolution, with youth-led protests gaining traction.
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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has urged Nigerians to embrace peace, noting that decades of conflicts particularly in the North-East region of the country have hindered the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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If I were to offer advice to the current government and the Minister of Power on how to tackle the challenges in the power sector, I would emphasise that the primary issue plaguing Nigeria's power sector is liquidity. This problem permeates all aspects of the industry, including generation, transmission and distribution.
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There are very high expectations in Ekiti State that Governor Oyebanji would surpass the record set by his predecessors due to his approach to governance in the last 300 days.