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US President Donald Trump Has Been Nominated For A 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize following his efforts to help seal a peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). He was nominated by Christian Tybring-Gjedde, a four-term member of the Norwegian Parliament, who told Fox News that for his merit,…

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Nigerian Government Says Stranded Nationals In UAE Can Return From August 29

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said with the August 29 resumption of international flights, Nigerians in a viral footage who claimed to have been compelled to flee to the desert by the United Arab Authorities could return home. The video which drew many criticism showed the stranded individuals standing in an open ground outside a city…

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Nigeria To Receive Convicted, Paroled Nationals After Release From US, UAE & Egypt

The United States of America, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have indicated interests to repatriate Nigerians that have been convicted, pardoned and paroled in their countries, NAN reports. Boss Mustapha, the chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), reportedly disclosed this during the daily briefing of the task force…

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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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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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Federal Government Evacuates Hundreds Of Nigerians From UAE, Sudan And U.S.

Over 600 Nigerians have been recently evacuated by the Nigerian Government from the United States, Sudan and United Arab Emirates due to the coronavirus pandemic. According a manifest from the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, the sixth evacuation flight from the U.S. departed for Abuja and Lagos with 325 passengers…

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Aisha Buhari Reportedly Flown To UAE For Medical Treatment

Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari has reportedly travelled out of the country to Dubai, in the United Arab Emirate for undisclosed reasons. Although the office of the First Lady could not confirm the reason for her trip, SaharaReporters reported that Mrs Buhari may be receiving medical attention in the western Asian country. The First Lady who was last…

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UAE Debunks Reports Of Restricting Travels From Nigeria

On Thursday August 6, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Government denied unfounded claims that Nigerians have been barred from entering the Western-Asian country. Recall that an unverified report made rounds accusing them of suspending different categories of visa to Nigerians after Hushpuppi was arrested for alleged fraud. In a statement released by the nation’s embassy in Abuja, the agency noted that the UAE took a…

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COVID-19: Federal Government Evacuates 306 Stranded Nigerians From UAE

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has confirmed the return of at least 306 Nigerians stranded in the United Arab Emirates due to the coronavirus pandemic. Making the report known via Twitter on Wednesday, NIDCOM said the evacuees arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport at 8:44 am. Some of the evacuees disembarked in Abuja while…

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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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