Tag Archives: Nigerians in Diaspora Commission

NiDCOM Warns Nigerian Students Against Studying In Northern Cyprus

Nigeria has warned its citizens against travelling or applying to study in Northern Cyprus universities over the incessant and mysterious killing of blacks. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, gave the warning on Monday when she received in her office a delegation led by Justice Amina Bello, mother of a Nigerian student, Ibrahim…

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COVID-19: Nigeria To Receive 186 Stranded Nationals From South Africa

The Federal Government is set to receive one hundred and eighty-six Nigerians stranded in South Africa, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has confirmed. According got the agency, the evacuees will arrive at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos aboard an Air Peace flight. “All Evacuees tested Negative to #COVID19 before boarding and will proceed on…

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NIDCOM Confirms The Return Of 170 More Nigerians Stranded In Dubai

The Nigerian Government has welcomed one hundred and seventy Nationals from Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, taking the evacuees toll from the Western Asian country to over 3,000. In a tweet shared by the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) on Friday, the agency explained that the evacuees arrived at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos on board…

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COVID-19: Federal Government Receives 175 Nigerian Evacuees From Uganda

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has confirmed the evacuation of one hundred and seventy-five Nigerians stranded in Uganda. The agency disclosed this in a tweet on its official handle on Thursday August 13, noting that he returnees arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja around 1 pm, Nigerian time. “They all tested negative to COVID-19…

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Federal Government Evacuates 292 More Stranded Nigerians From UAE

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM)  has confirmed the evacuation of two hundred and ninety-two Nigerians from the United Arab Emirates, taking the number of evacuees from the Arab nation to 2,933. The agency disclosed this in a tweet via its official handle on Wednesday explaining that the evacuees arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport,…

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288 More Stranded Nigerians Return From UAE, Total Evacuees Now 2,641

The Federal Government has confirmed the return of two hundred and eighty-eight more Nigerians from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), taking the number of evacuees from the western Asian country to 2,641. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) disclosed this in on their official Twitter page explaining that the evacuees arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport,…

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ICYMI: Hundred More Stranded Nigerians Evacuated From Dubai, UK

Flights conveying hundred more stranded Nigerians around the globe has landed in Nigeria amid rising Coronavirus cases being reported daily. According to the Nigerians In Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) report on Tuesday, 329 nationals arrived at Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos. Earlier, 261 more evacuees had arrived at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja at exactly…

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COVID-19: Hundreds Of Stranded Nigerians Evacuated From Thailand, Malaysia & Egypt

The Federal Government has revealed that various aircrafts are in the process of evacuating stranded Nigerians from Malaysia, Thailand and Egypt to Nigeria. The Nigerians In Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) disclosed the latest development in seperate tweets on Friday and Saturday. “Chartered @airpeace flight APK-7813 conveying Stranded Nigerians from Malaysia and Thailand departing Kaula Lumpur to Abuja and Lagos…

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Hushpuppi’s Arrest: NIDCOM Decries Stigmatising Nigerians In Diaspora

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has cautioned against stigmatising Nigerians living abroad, especially those in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). In a statement on Wednesday, the commission said the recent arrest of some Nigerians over fraud allegations in Dubai, particularly Ramoni Igbalode who is also known as Hushpuppi, should not be a yardstick in any way…

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Nigeria Evacuates 162 Nationals Stranded In India, 246 More In UAE

The Federal Government has confirmed the arrival of 162 stranded Nigerians in India and also the return of 264 UAE evacuees. Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Foreign Affairs, made the announcement in a tweet on Wednesday while the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) made the update known via their official Twitter account. The Minister said, “The third batch…

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