Category: Nigeria


Eritrean migrants arrested as Ethiopia and Kenya crackdown on irregular migration

Between March and June 2019, Kenyan authorities arrested 55 Eritrean migrants for attempting to enter the country irregularly and...
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Migrants detained in Tripoli face rising food prices as conflict continues

Migrants held in Tripoli’s detention centres are struggling to cope with rising food prices as conflict continues in and around...
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Alarming rates of malnutrition in Tripoli detention centre

An alarming number of migrants held in Sabaa detention centre in Tripoli are malnourished or underweight, said aid agency...
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Nigerian returnee from Libya cautions others against taking the irregular route to Europe

Since the launch of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) voluntary return programme, more than 8, 000 Nigerian...
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Nigeria: Migration action must address root causes

The Government of Nigeria has pledged to eradicate the drivers of irregular migration in a bid to deter Nigerian migrants from...
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Kidnap, torture and deportation: The perilous journey of a Nigerian migrant

Since the launch of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) voluntary return programme in May 2017, more than 7,600...
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Group calls for the release of Nigerian irregular migrants detained in Libya

The Migration Enlightenment Project Nigeria (MEPN) has urged the Government of Nigeria to request the release of Nigerians in...
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Irregular migrants from Northern Nigeria tell of suffering in Libya

The alarming rate of irregular migration has become a major issue in Nigeria. While most of the emphasis has focused on people...
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At least 10,000 Nigerian migrants have returned from Libya

Over 10,000 Nigerian migrants who were stranded in Libya have voluntarily returned home between April 2017 and October 2018,...
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