52 migrants were found dead in the desert near Séguédine in east-central Niger.
Troops in northern Niger have rescued 92 migrants who were on the brink of death in the Sahara Desert, an army statement has said.
People smuggling in Africa is a major criminal operation that collects billions of euros every year from desperate people.
West african migrants are exposed to dangers, threats, racket and other difficulties even before crossing the desert to North Africa, according to a research of the 4Mi.
Eight migrants, including five children, were found dead in the Nigerian desert. The tragedy happened while the victims were attempting to travel to neighboring Algeria.
Like tens of thousands of other Nigerians, the 26-year-old Kelvin Imasuen along with his sister, Augustina, decided to try to reach Europe crossing the desert and then the sea.