Tag: Evacuation

208 Nigerians return in last evacuation flight from U.S

208 stranded Nigerian citizens departed New Jersey for home on Thursday night in the ninth evacuation flight from the United States. Barring any future change in plan, this is the final repatriation flight organised by the Federal Government for citizens stranded in the U.S. due to the coronavirus pandemic. It[Read More…]

Nigeria begin evacuation of another batch of citizens stranded in Europe

The Federal Government has commenced the evacuation of another batch of 15 Nigerians stranded in Europe. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) disclosed this on Thursday via its Twitter handle. As of 11am, the commission said the evacuees would depart the Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris via an Air[Read More…]

Just In: Nigerians stranded in the UK over COVID-19, arrive Lagos

Some Nigerians who were stranded in the United Kingdom following the COVID-19 lockdown have arrived in Lagos. Abike Dabiri,Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission confirmed their arrival in a tweet, “First evacuation from the Uk. Has landed Lagos” . Mrs Dabiri said, “The passengers will be proceeding to Abuja where they[Read More…]

Avoiding A Repeat Of Chibok, Images Show Students Of Federal Govt Girls College Bajoga Evacuated As Terrorists Attack

NewsWireNGR had reported that extremist Boko Haram sect were attacking Bajoga town of Gombe state, two days ago. Residents heard sounds of gunshots and explosion. Bajoga hosts the Ashaka cement plant, and the Boko Haram sect carried out a similar raid on the plant last month during which they reportedly carted away[Read More…]