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IOM Resumes Humanitarian Return Flights from Sebha

Suspended for Two Years, IOM Resumes Voluntary Humanitarian Return Flights from Southern Libya The UN Migration Agency, IOM, resumed its Voluntary Humanitarian Return Programme (VHR) in Libya’s southern city of Sebha last week. VHR provides support to stranded migrants wishing to return to their home countries. In recent months, IOM has been expanding its outreach […]

Video: Thousands of Trapped Nigerians Return Home

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Nigeria is in the process of flying thousands of its citizens home from Libya. Large numbers of Nigerians are trapped in Libya, where they were trying to cross to Italy by sea, but were […]

Max Air wins Contract to Evacuate Nigerians from Libya

By John Lee. Nigeria’s Max Air has reportedly signed an agreement with the Nigerian National Emergency Management Agency to evacuate 3,184 of the 5,037 Nigerians expected to return from Libya. The company is expected to operate six flights using its Boeing 747-400 aircraft. (Sources: The Eagle Online, Daily Trust)

IOM: 381,463 Migrants in Libya

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, has found that the trip to Libya is reportedly costing more for a larger proportion of migrants from Sudan and Nigeria. In 2016, 60 percent of Nigerian respondents and 41 percent of Sudanese respondents reported paying between USD 1,000 and 5,000 for their journey to Libya. This increased to 71 […]

WAfrica Crude-Ample supplies depress Nigerian grades

Demand for Nigerian crude improved slightly on Wednesday but traders said differentials were yet to recover because of a large overhang of cargoes for April and May. Glencore sold a cargo of Akpo crude oil to India’s BPCL at a small premium to dated Brent, but traders said the rest of the cargoes for the […]