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Federal govt evacuates 1,490 stranded Nigerians in Libya

The Federal Government yesterday evacuated no fewer than 1,490 stranded Nigerians from Libya to the country in three batches through the Port Harcourt International Airport in Rivers State.

Minister Isaac Adewole directs Libya returnees to undergo health screening

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has directed all Libya returnees to undergo medical screening before leaving for their various states.

487 Nigerian returnees arrive Port Harcourt from Libya

The second batch of 487 Nigerian returnees from Libya arrived Port Harcourt International Airport at about 10.43 p.m., on Monday, in Max Air.

Nigerian ladies sold to Arab men for N200,000 in Libya – returnees

Nigeria migrants evacuated from Libya by the Federal Government on Sunday have described their experiences as “hellish.”

Federal govt receives 493 Libya returnees, to unveil rehabilitation plan

The federal government yesterday received 493 Nigerians evacuated from Libya with a vow to unveil a rehabilitation plan to sooth their pains after their harrowing experience in the North African country.

Nigerian airports record 9.2m passengers in 9 months

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says that a total of 9.2 million passengers passed through Nigerian airports in 140,552 aircraft movements between Jan. and Sept. 2017.

FAAN decries poor rating of Lagos, Port Harcourt airports

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has reacted to the rating of the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa and the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos as the third and fifth worst airports in the world respectively by the well-known online medium, sleepinairports.net.

Port Harcourt, Lagos Airports rated amongst worst 20 in the world

Two Nigerian airports, the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa and the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, have been rated among the worst 20 airports in the world by a survey carried out by the Sleep in Airport website, sleepinairports.net.

Rivers govt alleges attack on Governor Wike by Rotimi Amaechi’s security aides

The Rivers State Government Saturday evening announced that security agencies attached to the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, attacked the convoy of the Governor, Nyesom Wike.

Governor Wike blasts federal govt, APC at Chatham House

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has said Nigeria is in serious political and economic decline, pointing out that th country was presently caught up in a serious existential crisis, which is self-evident.

House of Reps to probe Port Harcourt airport upgrade

The House of Representatives on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to urgently cause the resumption of rehabilitation works at the Port Harcourt International Airport.

Biafra: Kanu backs out of talks with Southeast govs

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has backed out of the planned talks between the group and the South-East Governors Forum.

One police officer killed, 32 IPOB members arrested in Rivers

Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Zaki Ahmed, says thirty-two suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra have been arrested.

My victory has given Rivers people another voice – Uchendu

The senator-elect for Rivers East Senatorial District, Andrew Uchendu, has said his victory at the Appeal Court has given the people of Rivers State an alternative voice.


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