Category: Nigeria


Thousands of girls from Delta State are trapped in Mali as victims of trafficking and exploitation

At least 10,000 women and girls from Delta State, Nigeria, are trapped in Mali and other African countries where they are being...
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Returnee from Libya warns Nigerians against irregular migration

Nigerian returnee, Jubril Bukar, has cautioned Nigerians against embarking on irregular migration to Libya. “I beg Nigerians...
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Lagos: 153 Nigerian migrants returned from Libya

As part of an ongoing effort to return Nigerian migrants stranded in Libya, a group of 153 migrants were voluntarily returned to...
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Nigeria: Edo receives almost 5,000 Libya returnees in two years

Since 2017, the Edo State government claims to have received and reintegrated 4,943 locals who had become stuck in Libya.  The...
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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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