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“Why 600 Nigerians Haven’t Been Evacuated From Saudi Arabia” –Dabiri-Erewa

The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Ms Abike Dabiri-Erewa has responded to a viral video depicting Nigerians pleading to be returned from Saudi Arabia. While Ms Dabiri-Erewa said she could not verify the video, she confirmed that 600 Nigerians are currently awaiting deportation from the Muslim country. The NIDCOM Chief, who appeared on […]

“Border Closure Not Reason For Maltreatment Of Nigerian Traders In

The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Ms. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has denied that Nigeria’s decision to close its borders prompted Ghanaian authorities to clamp down on Nigerian traders working in the West African nation. Channels TV reports that hundreds of shops belonging to Nigerians have been closed in Ghana, prompting calls from some […]

Air Peace Evacuates Nigerians Stranded In Thailand, Malaysia

An Air Peace aircraft is in the process of evacuating stranded Nigerians in Malaysia and Thailand. The Nigerians In Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) disclosed this via its official Twitter handle on Saturday, July 11, 2020. “Chartered @airpeace flight APK-7813 conveying Stranded Nigerians from Malaysia and Thailand departing Kaula Lumpur to Abuja and Lagos today with Evacuees […]

Nigeria To Evacuate 15 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 via its Twitter handle, on Thursday, July 9, 2020. As of 11 am, the commission said the evacuees would depart the Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris via an Air France […]

86 Nigerians Arrive Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport

Eighty six Nigerians have arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, via Air Sudan. The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, disclosed this in a tweet on Friday, July 3, 2020, but did not reveal where they returned from. According to the NIDCOM Boss, the returnees will go on […]

317 Stranded Nigerians In UK Arrive In Abuja

The Nigerian government has evacuated 317 more citizens stranded in the United Kingdom as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) announced the arrival of the returnees, including nine infants on Sunday, June 28, 2020, via its Twitter handle. It explained that the Air Peace flight conveying the Nigerians touched […]

COVID-19:145 Nigerians Stranded In Sudan Return Home

Another 145 Nigerians who were stranded in Sudan have returned to the country. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission announced this via its Twitter handle on Friday, June 26, 2020. According to NIDCOM, the returnees arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, at about 12:45 pm, via Air Sudan. All evacuees will now proceed on […]

167 Stranded Nigerians Return From South Africa

One hundred and sixty-seven Nigerians stranded in South Africa have returned to the country on Thursday, June 25, 2020. The stranded citizens arrived at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja from Johannesburg at about 9:10 pm local time via an Air Peace flight 5N-BVE. According to a tweet from the official handle of the Nigerians […]

Nigerian Lady Rescued From Being Sold In Lebanon Refuses To

A Nigerian lady who was offered for sale at $1,000 in Lebanon, Peace Busari, has refused to return to the country. This was disclosed by the Chairman of Nigerian Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa on Thursday, June 4, 2020. During an interaction with the Lebanese Ambassador to Nigeria, Housasan Diab, the NiDCOM chairman, said the […]