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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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FG Evacuates 86 Nigerians From Sudan Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

According to Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), eight-six Nationals have been evacuated from Sudan due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Chairman OF NIDCOM on Friday, disclosed this in a tweet where she said they arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja via Air Sudan. According to the NIDCOM boss, the returnees…

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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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Donald Trump Imposes Immigration Visa Ban On Nigeria And Five Other Countries

President of the United States of America, Donald Trump has updated its nation immigration visa ban by adding six new countries including. According to Wall Street Journal, the countries affected by the visa restriction which will take effect from February 21. Eritrea, Myanmar and Kyrgyzstan are among those mentioned. The US publication quoted the acting Secretary of…

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Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Trump’s Muslim Ban |Anger & Protests in the US

President Donald Trump’s order to restrict people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States sparked confusion and anger on Saturday after immigrants and refugees were kept off flights and left stranded in airports. Civil rights and faith groups, activists and Democratic politicians were furious and vowed to fight the order. Capping a day…

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