Nigeria Warns Libya of 'Zero Tolerance' for Abusing of Citizens
The warning followed reports of enslavement and maltreatment of Nigerians stranded in Libya. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has said that the stories of exploitation and suffering by stranded Nigerians in Libya, has compelled the government to act decisively.
This Day, 8 January 2018
The federal government yesterday received 493 Nigerians evacuated from Libya with a vow to unveil a rehabilitation plan to sooth their pains after their harrowing experience in the… Read more »
One of the 164 returnees from Libya.
Nigeria: In Libya 20 Nigerians Sold for $730
Vanguard, 8 January 2018
Nigerian returnees from Libya have continued to recount the harrowing ordeal they experienced while in the country, including a day when 20 of them were sold for just $730. Read more »
Guardian, 8 January 2018
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, has reassured Federal Government's commitment to return all stranded Nigerians from Libya. Read more »
Premium Times, 8 January 2018
The Nigerian government has warned its Libyan counterpart against molesting Nigerians in the north African country. Read more »
The International Organisation for Migration is set to repatriate at least 180 Nigerians stranded in Libya back to their home country on January 8. Read more »