213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

Three hundred and thirty-one Nigerians have arrived Abuja, the nation’s capital from the United Arab Emirates. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) disclosed this on Friday via Twitter.

“Emirates flight conveying 331 Evacuees landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Int’l Airport, Abuja at about 1424HRS from the United Arab Emirates UAE, today Friday, 7th of August, 2020,” said NIDCOM.


Following their return, the number of evacuees from the UAE has risen 2,042. This comes two days after 306 Nigerians were repatriated from the UAE.

According to the agency, the evacuees had tested negative to COVID-19, they will be undergoing mandatory self-isolation in line with PTF and NCDC guidelines.

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