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Ceasefire Holds in Tripoli, but Core Problems Remain - UN Mission Chief

[Africa Renewal] The recent ceasefire in Libya's capital Tripoli, brokered by the United Nations mission in the country, is holding, its head told the Security Council on Thursday, highlighting efforts to sustain the calm and help secure lasting peace. (AllAfrica)


Sanctions On Libya Should Not Disturb Civilian's Life - Chinese Envoy

[Focac] Ma Zhaoxu, the Chinese permanent representative to the UN, told a Security Council meeting that sanctions are not purposes but only tools, and they should not interfere with the daily life of civilians of Libya. (AllAfrica)


NEMA Receives 121 More Nigerians From Libya

[Premium Times] The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 121 stranded Nigerians from Libya. (AllAfrica)


Vandalism and Neglect Haunt Libya's Unesco World Heritage Sites

[Deutsche Welle] Graffiti covers the ruins of Cyrene in eastern Libya, a city founded by Greeks more than 2,600 years ago that once attracted tourists but is now neglected and the target of vandals. (AllAfrica)


Statement to UNSC On the Situation in Libya Pursuant to Unscr 1970 (2011)

[Foroyaa] Mr. President, at the outset, I would like to congratulate the People's Republic of China on assuming the presidency of the Security Council for the month of November. I wish you every success in steering the essential work conducted by this august Council. (AllAfrica)


141 Stranded Nigerians Return From Libya

[Leadership] The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received a fresh batch of 141 stranded Nigerians from Libya who were assisted back to Nigeria by International Organisation for Migration (IOM) through the assistance of European Union. (AllAfrica)


11 Pregnant Women, Other 130 Stranded Nigerians Return From Libya

[Daily Trust] National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received a fresh batch of 141 stranded Nigerians from Libya, including 11 pregnant women (AllAfrica)


Sudan and Libya Review Issues of Nationals of Two Countries

[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan and Libya voiced readiness to solve outstanding issues of concern to citizens of the two countries particulary students issue. (AllAfrica)


141 Nigerians Return From Libya

[This Day] No fewer than 141 Nigerians, including 11 pregnant women have voluntarily returned from Libya to Nigeria with the assistance of the International Organisation for Migration (IMO) and the European Union. (AllAfrica)


130 Other Nigerians Return From Libya

[Premium Times] No fewer than 141 Nigerians including 11 pregnant women have voluntarily returned from Libya to Nigeria with the assistance of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the European Union (EU). (AllAfrica)


Detention of Nigerians in Libya Worries Group

[This Day] As another batch of 161 Nigerian migrant-returnees recently arrived Lagos under the EU-IOM joint initiative on migrant protection and reintegration, a group, Migration Enlightenment Project Nigeria (MEPN) has renewed its call on the federal government to mount pressure on the Libyan authorities to set free thousands of Nigerians in various detention camps in that country. (AllAfrica)


Can the UN Address Root Causes of Conflict? Arab Spring Case Study

[The Conversation Africa] From 2010 to 2012, Arab states in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region experienced dramatic upheavals in what came to be known as the Arab Spring. These popular uprisings were triggered by an economic downturn and long-standing political grievances. But instead of triggering major changes for democracy and development, the outcomes were instability, violence and greater repression. (AllAfrica)


Five Features Super Eagles Displayed Against Libya

[Premium Times] From the third position at the start of matchday 3, the Super Eagles have risen to the top of Group E standings with two games to go. (AllAfrica)


Nigeria Prey On Group Leaders Libya

[FirstTouch] Things will get heated in the men's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers over the next couple of days. We are spoiled with two legged fixtures (matchday 3 and 4) for all the participants with the first leg coming to our screens as early as Wednesday, 10th of October and the final matches of the second legs finishing one week later. This means that a crucial six points is up for grabs for all teams and also at risk of slipping away. Let's look at some of the leading narratives leading into the much anticip (AllAfrica)


AFCON Qualifiers: Ighalo Nets Brace as Nigeria Beat Libya Again

[Premium Times]  Odion Ighalo was the main man for Nigeria again on Tuesday as the Super Eagles secured a vital 3-2 away win over Libya in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifying series. (AllAfrica)


Nigeria Defeat Libya to Top Afcon Qualifying Group

[Daily Trust] Super Eagles striker Ahmed Musa (7) vies for the ball with a Mediterranean Knights of Libya defender during te first leg of their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Uyo last Saturday (AllAfrica)


Libya 2-3 Nigeria (Players' Ratings) - Ighalo Continues to Repay Rohr's Faith

[Premium Times] It appeared a case of too early as the Super Eagles scored two goals in the 14th and 17th minutes against their Libyan host. (AllAfrica)


Odion Ighalo Strikes Again As Shaky Eagles Beat Libya 3-2

[Guardian] When it seemed Nigeria was about to succumb to a rejuvenated Libyan team in the second half of their African Nations Cup Group E qualifier in Sfax, Tunisia, Odion Ighalo rose to the occasion with a match winning goal to hand the Super Eagles another away victory in the race to Cameroon. (AllAfrica)


Afcon Qualifiers - Nigeria Beat Libya 3-2 to Top Group E

[Leadership] Super Eagles bid to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon received another massive boost with 3-2 defeat of Mediterranean Knights of Libya in Sfax, Tunisia, yesterday. (AllAfrica)


Libya Vows Revenge As Eagles Seek Another Win

[Guardian] Libya's interim coach, Omar Al-Maryam believes his side have the quality to avenge the 0-4 loss to Nigeria when they meet in the reverse fixture of their Cameroon 2019 African Nations Cup qualifier in Sfax, Tunisia today. (AllAfrica)


Afcon Qualifiers - Super Eagles Arrive Sfax for Crucial Libya Clash

[Premium Times] Nigeria's hope of qualifying for next year's Africa Cup of Nations tournament to be staged i. Cameroon will be made clearer on Tuesday when the Super Eagles take on the Mediterranean Knights of Libya in another crucial tie. (AllAfrica)


Afcon 2019 - Eagles Off to Sfax, Target Another Victory Against Libya

[This Day] Despite Super Eagles 4-0 victory over Libya on Saturday in Uyo, Nigeria's Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has demanded more from the Ahmed Musa led squad as the team flies out of the Akwa Ibom State capital on a chartered flight for Sfax, Tunisia this morning. (AllAfrica)


Ighalo Bags Hat-Trick, Kalu On Target As Eagles Thrash Libya 4-0

[Leadership] Odion Ighalo's hat-trick and Samuel Kalu goal earned Super Eagles 4-0 win against visiting Mediterranean Knights of Libya in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualification Group E game at the Akwa Ibom Stadium in Uyo, yesterday. (AllAfrica)


Afcon Qualifier - Pinnick Dedicates Eagles' Win Over Libya to Buhari

[Premium Times] The President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has dedicated the Super Eagles' 4-0 defeat of Libya in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier in Uyo on Saturday to President Muhammadu Buhari. (AllAfrica)


How Super Eagles Should Line Up to Defeat Libya

[Premium Times] There is nothing like a surety in life - but in a game of percentages, Nigeria can line up these 11 Super Eagles to ensure the Desert Knights of Libya continue to experience nightmares for the rest of the qualifiers. (AllAfrica)


Libya's New Economic Measures Must Be Wedded to Deeper Reform

[Chatham House] Reforms that seek to reduce the opportunities for diversion of state resources are welcome. But without addressing structural issues, their impact will be no more than temporary. (AllAfrica)


Back Home, Cameroon Migrants Grapple With Libya Trauma, Prison Debt

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Yaounde/Douala -In early January, with Christmas lights still twinkling in the streets of Yaounde, Cameroon's capital, Christelle Timdi received the phone call she had almost given up hope of getting. (AllAfrica)


Libya Not a Threat to Nigeria - Rufai

[Vanguard] Ex-international, Peter Rufai says he doesn't take Libya as a threat that could stop Super Eagles quest of picking the maximum six points in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier double-header clash. (AllAfrica)


Musa, Onazi, 20 Others Hit Eagles' Camp As Libya Arrive Tomorrow

[Daily Trust] Stand-in skipper Ahmed Musa and 21 other invited Super Eagles have arrived in Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom State ahead of Saturday's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Mediterranean Knights of Libya. (AllAfrica)


Super Eagles Camp Bubbles As Musa, 20 Others Arrive for Libya Clash

[Daily Trust] Stand -in skipper Ahmed Musa and 21 other invited Super Eagles have arrived in Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom State ahead of Saturday's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Mediterranean Knights of Libya. (AllAfrica)


Only Three Eagles in Uyo As Camp Opens for Libya

[This Day] Super Eagles camp for the crucial AFCON 2019 qualifier against Libya opened yesterday in Uyo with just three players as early birds. (AllAfrica)