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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.
The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has directed all Libya returnees to undergo medical screening before leaving for their various states.
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.
Nigeria migrants evacuated from Libya by the Federal Government on Sunday have described their experiences as “hellish.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The House of Representatives on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to urgently cause the resumption of rehabilitation works at the Port Harcourt International Airport.
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.
Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Zaki Ahmed, says thirty-two suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra have been arrested.
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.
Manchester United gained ground on Manchester City after comfortably seeing off Stoke 3-0 at Old Trafford on Monday night.
Riyad Mahrez could be worth £100 million in the summer, according to Leicester boss Claude Puel.
Jose Mourinho has admitted Henrikh Mkhitaryan's absence from the Manchester United squad against Stoke is because the Armenian's future is up in the air, amid speculation he could be part of the deal to bring Alexis Sanchez to Old Trafford.
The Kogi Government has appealed to striking medical doctors in the state to end their industrial action in the interest of patients and their relatives.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has injected another 210 million dollars into the inter-bank Foreign Exchange Market to meet customers’ requests in various segments.
The Ondo State government, yesterday, said it would not prohibit cattle rearing in the state but said plans are underway to regulate the activities of Fulani herdsmen and their cattle to ensure peaceful co-existence of farmers and the herdsmen in the state.
The detained leader of a Nigerian Shiites group, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, is alive but seriously ill, his lawyer has said.
Governor Simon Lalong has donated two million Naira to NPFL champions Plateau United and three million Naira to the women’s U17 team, the Flamingoes.
Campbell retired from football in 2011 after a glittering career which saw him play for Tottenham and Arsenal, and earn 73 caps for England.
Nigeria and Leicester City striker Ahmed Musa’s agent has rubbished claims that the Super Eagles international is heading to Turkey.