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Gaddafi’s Son, Saif-al-Islam, To Run For Libya President

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Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of the late Libyan ruler, Muammar Gaddafi, has registered to run in the country’s presidential polls next month, the electoral commission said. The 49-year-old, ...
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Migrants in Libya fearful and angry after crackdown and killings

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Hundreds of migrants and refugees waited outside a United Nations centre in Tripoli on Sunday to seek help in escaping Libya after what aid groups called a violent ...
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Igbo man sold me into slavery in Libya, a stranger rescued me

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Ten years after Mrs. Adaeze Onyeakpa Oshi, arrived Italian Island of Lampedusa after 11 hours journey on a migrant boat across the Mediterranean Sea, she narrated how she ...
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Man seeks help to locate family of Nigerian lady who is ‘seriously sick’ in Libya

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A Facebook user identified as Aliu Mohammed has taken to the social platform to seek help for a Nigerian lady who is seriously sick in Liby. Aliu ...
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Libya: Ten years on the front line

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Ten years ago the Arab spring uprisings arrived in Libya, culminating in the long-time leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi being deposed and killed. BBC News Arabic’s Special Correspondent Feras ...
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Nigerian man disguises as a woman to escape after allegedly killing another foreigner in Libya » NEWS

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Security operatives have arrested a Nigerian national in Msallata town, northwestern part of Libya over the alleged murder of another foreigner. According to local media, the Nigerian ...
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Two Nigerian nationals arrested for drug and sex trafficking in Libya » NEWS

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Two Nigerian nationals have been arrested and charged with drug and sex trafficking offence in north western Libya. It was gathered that the suspects were arrested during ...
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118 Nigerians stranded in Libya return to Nigeria » NEWS

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No fewer than 118 Nigerians who have been stranded in Libya for some time have been evacuated from the country and returned to Nigeria on Wednesday morning. ...
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Egypt plans reopening of Libya embassy shut since 2014

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Egypt is planning to reopen its embassy in Libya’s capital for the first time in six years, according to Libyan officials and security sources, marking a shift to ...
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Police arrest notorious human trafficker for attempting to trade two underage girls to Libya for prostitution

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A 35-year-old woman identified as Comfort Innocent has been arrested by operatives of the Ogun state police command for allegedly attempting to trade two underage girls to Libya ...
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Seventeen bodies found in new Libya mass graves

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Seventeen bodies have been unearthed in newly found mass graves in western Libya’s Tarhuna region, taking the total exhumed in recent months to 112, the missing person authority ...
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AU chairperson President Cyril Ramaphosa welcomes Libya ceasefire

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African Union (AU) chairperson and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday welcomed the signing of a complete country-wide and permanent ceasefire agreement between rival forces in Libya. ...
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Libya capital’s mosques open after 7-months on Covid-19 Lockdown

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Mosques reopened in and around the Libyan capital Friday almost seven months after they were ordered to close as part of strict curbs to rein in the COVID-19 ...
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“We are being humiliated, our women are assaulted, put in cell naked”, Nigerian cries for help from Libya

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A middle-age Nigerian man based in Tripoli, the capital of Libya, has cried out to Nigeria government for assistance to evacuate stranded Nigerians from the North African country ...
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Boat capsizes near Libya, 24 migrants presumed dead

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The U.N. migration agency said Tuesday that a boat carrying migrants bound for Europe capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya, leaving at least two dozen people drowned ...
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Protesters set government headquarters on fire in eastern Libya

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Protesters set fire to the government’s headquarters in the Libyan city of Benghazi, as rare demonstrations over living conditions and corruption continued in the east of the country ...
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We were turned to prostitutes and starved for days, Libya returnees narrate ordeals

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Nigerians who are Libya returness have recounted their bitter experiences and what they went through in their pursuits for greener pastures in Europe countries through Libya after the ...
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Scores of migrants killed in shipwreck off Libya

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At least 45 migrants, including five children, have been killed in the deadliest shipwreck off Libya so far this year, the UN’s agency for refugees has announced. They ...
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Russia and Turkey risk turning Libya into another Syria

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Image copyright AFP Image caption The conflict has denied Libyans access to a decent life despite its oil and gas riches Libya looks to be at the end ...
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Libya traffickers kill 30 migrants in revenge attack

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The family of a slain Libyan human trafficker attacked a group of migrants in a town that recently changed hands amid the fighting over the country’s capital, killing ...
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Terror Group Recruits Enticed by Trip to Libya, Others, Nabbed by IRT

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Suspected members of the terror group, Jama’atu Ansarul Muslimina Fi Biladis-Sudan (aka Ansaru) have confessed to being enticed to join by the promise of better living and a ...
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Turkey sends secret arms shipments into Libya

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On January 24, a ship called the Bana set sail from Turkey. Four days later the ship vanished from the radar. Where did it go? What was it ...
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Surgeon who harmed Scots is now working in Libya

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Image caption Video footage shows Mr Eljamel operating in the Libyan city of Misrata A top surgeon who harmed patients in Scotland for years and can no longer ...
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President Buhari expresses concern over Libya

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President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concern over the lack of tangible progress and the worsening security and humanitarian situation in Libya. President Buhari raised this concerns at the ...
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Insecurity: ‘Nigeria on the expressway to Rwanda, Libya’ – Charly Boy

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Maverick entertainer, Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy, has likened the insecurity in Nigeria to Coronavirus, saying it has gotten to a feverish pitch. The Area ...
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NEMA receives 161 Nigerians from Libya

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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 161 stranded Nigerians from Mtiga in Libya. The acting Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office, NEMA, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, ...
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Libya civil war: Rivals to join major powers in Germany

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhat’s behind the fight for Libya? Libya’s warring rival factions are joining major powers in Germany in a renewed push ...
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What's behind the fight for Libya?

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The oil-rich North African country has been beset by a civil war for nearly a decade. ...
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Libya conflict: Tripoli military school suffers deadly air strike

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption Libya has been torn by violence since long-time ruler Muammar Gaddafi was deposed in 2011 (file picture) At least 28 people have been ...
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168 stranded Nigerians return from Libya

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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday received another batch of 168 stranded Nigerian returnees from Libya. The Acting Coordinator, NEMA Lagos Territorial Office, Ibrahim Farinloye, received ...
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