2,778 Nigerians Still in Libya Detention Camps – FG

The Federal Government said it has a record of 2,778 Nigerian migrants registered in “accessible” detention camps in Libya, ready for repatriation. The Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a statement signed by the spokesperson, Tiwatope Elias-Fatiile, on Tuesday, said the country’s embassy in Libya had been visiting detention camps to identify Nigerians for registration. The ministry stated that those registered were issued Emergency Travel Certificates. The ministry also explained that the embassy in collaboration with the International Organisation for Migration, IOM, repatriates 250 migrants weekly and had returned 3,000…

Nigerians, Ghanaians Are Slave Masters In Libya, Returnee Says

The new slave trade-human trafficking in Libya is being carried out by many nationalities, including Nigerians and Ghanaians, according to a Cameroonian returnee, who was abducted in the country. Foka Fotsi, who was trafficked twice, told Reuters that those in charge of one of the places where he was held included Ghanaians and Nigerians. Fotsi’s story corroborated another testimony by a Nigerian in the southern state of Edo, who identified one Charles, a Nigerian as the trafficking kingpin. Unable to find work to support his family, Fotsi decided to leave…

PRESIDENT BUHARI ORDERS REPATRIATION OF NIGERIANS STRANDED IN LIBYA …. Vows To Reduce illegal migration To Europe

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday night in Abidjan declared that all Nigerians stranded in Libya and other parts of the world will be brought home and rehabilitated. The President while speaking when he addressed Nigerians in the Diaspora, vowed to reduce the number of Nigerians heading for Europe illegally through the Sahara Desert and the Mediterranean Sea by providing basic social amenities such as education, healthcare, and food security at home. In an interactive session with members of the Nigerian Community in Cote D’ Ivoire, on the margins of the…

UN,AU,ECOWAS MUST STOP SLAVE TRADE,TORTURE,KILLINGS IN LIBYA- Amb Obinna Sixtus Nwoke

The Global President, Independent Pan African Youth Parliament ( IPAYP Ambassador Obinna Sixtus Nwoke. has called on UN, AU,  ECOWAS and other African regional blocks to urgently act and free  young Africans held in ‘Slave Markets’ in Libya. Ambassador Nwoke. condemned the recently footage of live auction in Libya where black youths were presented to North African buyers as potential farming tools and sold off for as little as $400, $500, $600 respectively. is disturbing and worrisome. Speaking in a Press conference at Rock View Hotel Owerri, Ambassador Obinna Sixtus…