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Apostle Suleman's Mission to Deter Libya-Bound Young Nigerians

[This Day] Most of the critics of the modern day pastors have premised their concerns on the observations that these faith leaders tend to focus more on self than others. (AllAfrica)

One Migrant's Brutal Odyssey Through Libya

[IPS] Thirty-year-old Nazir Mohammed sits on one of the two sofas in his single room in Kwame Danso, a small town about 290 kilometres north of Ghana's capital Accra, reflecting on life back in Libya. (AllAfrica)

Over 80 Minors Killed in Spiralling Violence

[CAJ News] Tripoli -AT least 83 children have been killed since the beginning of the year during conflicts and violence characterizing North African and the Middle East. (AllAfrica)

Over 600 Refugees Moved From Hostile Libya

[CAJ News] Tripoli -MORE than 600 vulnerable refugees have been evacuated from crisis-torn Libya since the beginning of the year. This follows the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) evacuating some 136 migrants this past weekend. They have been moved to the UNHCR's Emergency Transit Mechanism (ETM) in Niger, Libya's southwestern neighbour. In Niger, their case will be processed to find a durable solution, including resettlement. With this flight, UNHCR has evacuated 674 refugees from Libya. This includes 51 (AllAfrica)

10 Libyan Returnees Released to Reunite With Families in Akwa Ibom

[This Day] Uyo -Ten Libyan returnees of Akwa Ibom State origin have been released by state government to reunite with their families at the community level. (AllAfrica)

Fourth Batch of 465 Libyan Returnees Arrive

[Vanguard] Fourth batch of the Nigerians stranded in Libya yesterday arrived Port Harcourt International Airport, Omuagwa, Rivers State. (AllAfrica)

Libya Prison Mates Hit the Road to Curb Gambian Migration

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Essau, Gambia -"What we experienced... it isn't worth it" (AllAfrica)

Displaced Benghazi Families Prevented From Return

[HRW] Armed groups in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi are preventing thousands of internally displaced families from returning to their homes in that city, Human Rights Watch said today. The armed groups, some loyal to Libyan National Army forces (LNA), accuse the families broadly of "terrorism" or "supporting terrorism." (AllAfrica)

NAPTIP Evacuates 13,000 Nigerians From Libya in Three Months

[Premium Times] The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), says that the agency has evacuated more than 13, 000 Nigerian illegal migrants to Libya between November, 2017 and January 2018. (AllAfrica)

Morocco See Off Libya in Extra Time to Reach Final

[CAF] A brace from Ayoub El Kaabi and one from Walid El Karti was enough for host Morocco to see off a resilient Libya side 3-1 on Wednesday in Casablanca to book a place in the final. (AllAfrica)

Nigerians Returnees From Libya Recount Experience

[Premium Times] Faith Oboh, 22, is the third in a family of 12 persons; the first daughter in a polygamous family who lost her mother before he finished with her secondary school's education. (AllAfrica)

Libya Down Congo On Penalties for Semis Spot

[CAF] Libya booked their place at the last four after beating Congo 5-3 on penalties in their quarter-final clash on Sunday in Agadir. (AllAfrica)

Libya Forces Arrests Gang Torturing Nigerians, Africans

[Leadership] Libyan forces have arrested gang members suspected of torturing Nigerians and other African migrants. (AllAfrica)

Weah Urges Prompt Action Against Libya Slavery

[New Dawn] Liberia's President George Manneh Weah has told African Ambassador of the urgency to take a prompt action against human trafficking and slavery that is said to be taking place in the north African State of Libya. (AllAfrica)

UN Chief Condemns Double Bombing in Libyan City of Benghazi

[UN News] Condemning the double bombing in the Libyan city of Benghazi, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres underscored that there can be no military solution to the crisis plaguing the country. (AllAfrica)

Hey Rues Injury-Time CHAN Loss to Libya

[New Times] Amavubi head coach Antoine Hey has expressed disappointment after a stoppage time goal in the final Group C match against Libya at Grand Stade de Tanger on Tuesday night, saw Rwanda exit the ongoing Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) finals in Morocco. (AllAfrica)

Drama as Libya Go Through to CHAN Quarter-Finals

[New Times] An injury-time goal from Libya striker Elmutasem Abushnaf ended Rwanda's hopes of reaching the quarterfinals of the African Nations Championships (CHAN) for the second time in a row. (AllAfrica)

Minister - Sudanese Hostages Released in Libya, Four Kidnappers Arrested

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudan's Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour confirmed today that a group of Sudanese nationals who were kidnapped and tortured by human trafficking gangs in Libya were released from their captors by Libyan authorities late last night. (AllAfrica)

Prime Minister Calls On International Cooperation to Restore Stability

[ANGOP] Tripoli -Libyan UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez Serraj on Monday calls for cooperation and communication between the Libyan government and international organizations so as to restore social order quickly. (AllAfrica)

Italy Says Its Presence in Libya Approved By Libyan Govt

[ANGOP] Tripoli -Italy's presence in Libya was approved by the Libyan UN-backed government and did not violate Libya's sovereignty, said Italian Ambassador to Tripoli Giuseppe Perrone on Monday. (AllAfrica)

What Govt Must Do to Stop Nigerians Going to Libya - Catholic Bishops

[Premium Times] Some Catholic Bishops on Sunday condemned the inhuman treatment meted on Nigerians working and living in Libya, describing the act as horrific. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria Secure First Win at CHAN

[CAF] Sunday Faleye turned in a Moses Osas' inswing corner eleven minutes from time to secure Nigeria their first win in a narrow 1-0 win over Libya on Friday in Tangiers in Group C. (AllAfrica)

Yobe Govt Reunites 216 Deportees From Libya With Families

[Premium Times] The Yobe State Government on Saturday reunited additional 216 persons deported from Libya with their families in the state. (AllAfrica)

CHAN 2018 - Three Players Nigeria Must Stop to Beat Libya

[Premium Times] The Knights of Libya know that a point leads them closer to the round of 16 - but a point will make Nigeria's Super Eagles desperate in their last group match against Equatorial Guinea. (AllAfrica)

UN Poised to Scale Up Support for Libya's Post-Conflict Transition

[UN News] The United Nations is implementing its Action Plan for Libya to create the necessary conditions for the completion of the North African country's post-conflict transition, the head of UN mission there said Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Home-Based Eagles in Make or Burst Tie Against Libya

[Guardian] As the Home-based Super Eagles take on their Libyan counterparts today in their second group match at the on-going African Nations Championship in Morocco, formal international, Yisa Sofoluwe says the players must avoid wastage of scoring opportunity like they did against Rwanda on Monday. (AllAfrica)

We Will Beat Nigeria At CHAN 2018, Says Libya Coach

[Guardian] Libya coach, Omar El Maryami says he is looking to mastermind his team's second victory in Group C, as they face Nigeria in the 2018 African Nations Championship at the Stade Ibn Batouta in Tangier, Morocco today. Kick-off is at 6:30pm. (AllAfrica)

CHAN - Eagles Keen to Avoid Upset Against Libya

[Vanguard] After stuttering to a barren draw with Rwanda, Nigeria will today hope to bounce back to reckoning when they face Libya in the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) Group C game at the Stade Ibn Batouta in Tangier. (AllAfrica)

Home-Based Eagles Seek Redemption Against Formidable Libya

[This Day] After a wasteful night which saw Home-based Eagles settle for a goalless score-line in the opening match against Rwanda at the ongoing 5th African Nations Championships (CHAN) in Morocco, Head Coach, Salisu Yusuf, and his wards must spare nothing today but outright victory when they face off with group leader, Libya, in Nigeria's second game at 5.30pm this evening at the Stade Ibn Batouta in Tangier. (AllAfrica)

CHAN - Eagles, Libya Lock Horns

[Leadership] The Super Eagles of Nigeria B Team will return to action against the Mediterranean Knights of Libya today in Tangier, Morocco, after a disappointing opener against Rwanda on Monday. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda Prepared to Host African Migrants - Kagame

[New Times] President Paul Kagame has said that Rwanda's decision to support African immigrants who were being sold off as slaves in Libya is informed by the country's history and experience. (AllAfrica)