26 November 2007 :according to a Nigerian recently deported from Libya, who wished to remain anonymous, about 50 Nigerians were in Libyan jails. Ten were on death row, and four had been executed. He said some of them spent almost 10 years in Libyan prisons without adequate trial and prosecution.
He gave the names of those on the death row to include Malam Abdalla Nuhu, Mr. Noel Soba Chucks, Alhaji Musa, Mr. Alex Onyekachi Chinweze, Simon Emmanuel Abaka, and Jonah Okafor Onyema.
He called on the Federal Government to intervene in the continuous incarceration of the remaining Nigerians by the Libyan government. The Libyan government recently deported about 1,000 illegal Nigerians resident in the country.