Tag Archives: NIDCOM

COVID-19: FG Evacuates 172 Nigerians From Uganda And Nairobi

The Federal Government has confirmed the arrival of over 600 Nigerians after they were evacuated from Uganda and Nairobi due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Nigerians in Disapora Commission (NIDCOM), the 172 returnees arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Int’l Airport, Abuja at 10:20 am today July 1st on an AirPeace Flight B777-200. The evacuated Nigerians will…

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COVID-19: 145 Stranded Nigerians Evacuated From Sudan

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has confirmed the evacuation and arrival of 145 Nigerians who were stranded in Sudan due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They were evacuated on Friday, June 26 via an Air Sudan flight which arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Int’l Airport, Abuja at about 12.45pm local time. All Evacuees will now proceed on…

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#JusticeForToyin: Nigeria Tasks US To Probe Murder Of Teenage Nigerian-American Activist

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), has reacted to the murder of 19-year- old Nigerian-American Activist, Oluwatoyin Salau in the US, describing it as highly depressing and cruel. In a statement by Head, Media and Public Relations Unit NIDCOM, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, released on Monday, Dabiri asked the US government to conduct a thorough investigation of the…

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COVID-19: Federal Government Evacuates 269 Stranded Nigerians From India

The Federal Government has resumed the evacuation of Nigerians trapped in countries around the world as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the latest is a new set of 269 stranded Nigerians arrived Abuja from India in the early hours of Saturday. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) announced the arrival of the returnees on its…

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286 Stranded Nigerians Arrive Abuja Airport After Being Evacuated From China

The Federal Government has confirmed the evacuation of 286 Nigerians stranded in China due to the COVID-19 lockdown. The China returnees arrived the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, on Saturday. Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, while announcing the arrival said the returnees would be proceeding on compulsory 14 days isolation. A…

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NIDCOM To Begin Planned Evacuation Of Nigerians In Diaspora This Week

Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has announced that the planned evacuation of Nigerians from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), United Kingdom, the United States of America (USA) amongst other countries will begin this week. The Chairman of the commission, Mrs. Dabiri- Erewa made the disclosure on Monday through her Twitter handle. She wrote, “Planned evacuation…

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Lebanese Man Who Put Nigerian Woman ‘Up For Sale’ Tracked And Arrested

The Lebanese government has tracked down and arrested one of its citizens identified as Wael Jerro, who advertised a Nigerian woman for sale on Facebook. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission and its Chairman, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, confirmed this on their Twitter handle on Thursday. Dabiri-Erewa noted that the suspect would be prosecuted. “The Lebanese Government just announced the…

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NiDCOM Reacts To Report Of Lebanese Man Putting Nigerian Woman Up For Sale

Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa has reacted to report of a Lebanese man allegedly putting up a Nigerian lady for sale on Facebook. It was gathered that the Lebanese national, Wael Jerro placed a $1,000 price tag on the 30-year-old Nigerian lady identified Busari Peace Ufuoma along with her image and data in a closed group on the…

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