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A total of 2, 933 Nigerians have been evacuated from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) so far, according to the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NiDCOM.

NiDCOM: 2,933 Nigerians evacuated from UAE so far

A total of 2, 933 Nigerians have been evacuated from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) so far, according to the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NiDCOM.
The missions gave the assurance in New York during a collaborative meeting between the Consul-General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, and the new Nigerian Consul-General in Atlanta, Mrs Aishatu Musa.

Nigeria approves last evacuation flight from United States

The Federal Government has approved the ninth and last evacuation flight for Nigerians stranded in the United States due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has denied suggestions that it was frustrating the evacuation process of Nigerian students in Saudi Arabia.

Nigeria denies frustrating evacuation of students in Saudi Arabia

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has denied suggestions that it was frustrating the evacuation process of Nigerian students in Saudi Arabia.

Passenger dies onboard Abuja-bound Air Peace flight

A 72-year-old male passenger died on an Air Peace Flight P47182 from Calabar to Abuja Flight P47182 on Friday.

Arik Air begins flights to Benin, Jos, Owerri, Asaba

Arik Air says it will commence domestic flight operations with resumption of services to four additional airports - Benin, Jos, Owerri and Asaba.
The Multiagency team of officers took him to the Moi International Airport police station for interrogation.

Wanted US fugitive arrested at Kenyan airport

Surur is said to be wanted by several agencies for his involvement in trafficking of drugs and participating the illegal trade of rhino horns and elephant ivory, both protected wildlife species, valued at more than Sh700,000,000 ($7 million).

Nigerian government approves 6th evacuation flight for stranded Nigerians in US

The federal government has approved the 6th evacuation flight for stranded Nigerians in the United States.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

134 Nigerians return home from Sudan

At least 134 Nigerians stranded in Khartoum, Capital of Sudan, due to the coronavirus pandemic have returned home, the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission has said.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

324 More Nigerian nationals depart America for Abuja

Another flight evacuating Nigerians stranded in the United States due to the coronavirus pandemic has departed for Abuja.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

Another 329 stranded Nigerians in UK arrive Lagos

A flight conveying 329 Nigerians, stranded in the United Kingdom, has arrived at Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, the Nigerians In Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) said on Tuesday.

Austrian bans flights from Balkans to avoid imported virus cases

Austria on Tuesday said it was suspending passenger flights from most Balkan countries, Moldova and Egypt to lower the risk of travellers infected with coronavirus entering the country.
The highly elated Nigerians were flown into the country on board Air Peace airline.

UK refuses landing rights to Air Peace for evacuation of stranded Nigerians

An Air Peace airline flight deployed to evacuate stranded Nigerians in the UK was denied landing rights by local authorities.
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

Nigeria reschedules London evacuation flight to July 14

The Federal Government says the evacuation flight from the United Kingdom, initially scheduled for July 12 from London Heathrow, has been rescheduled to depart from Gatwick Airport on July 14.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

Minister: Domestic flights to resume nationwide July 15

The minister stated this on Saturday when he led a team from the aviation industry and the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, to Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano, on a simulation exercise with a MaxAir flight, VM1644.
Peace Busari, a Nigerian woman offered for sale on Facebook by a Lebanese, Wael Jerro, is on her way home from Lebanon.

Nigerian advertised for sale on Facebook, 28 others return home from Lebanon

Peace Busari, a Nigerian woman offered for sale on Facebook by a Lebanese, Wael Jerro, is on her way home from Lebanon.

FAAN commends passengers’ compliance with coronavirus prevention protocols

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), has commended passengers at both Lagos and Abuja airports on their level of compliance to the laid down protocols to prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Arik Airline resumes domestic flights July 8

Arik Airline has announced domestic flights from Wednesday, July 8, 2020, following the Federal Government’s decision to re-open Lagos and Abuja airports for flight operations.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

Nigeria completes flight simulation exercise ahead of resumption

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has conducted simulation exercise at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja to test all the protocols designed to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 at the Airport ahead of flight resumption.

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