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1,317 Nigerians returned from Libya in 10 days – NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says a total of 1,317 Nigerians have voluntarily returned from Libya in the last 10 days having been stranded in the volatile country enroute Europe. The Director-General of NEMA, Mustapha Maihajja, made the disclosure while receiving a fresh batch of 116 Nigerians who arrived …

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Slave trade: Another 387 Nigerians return from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), yesterday received over 387 Nigerian returnees from Libya at the Cargo Wing of the Muritala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. The returnees touched down at the MMIA at about 11:25 p.m. on Tuesday and were arrived Lagos State with Nouvelair Airline Airbus A320 with …

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IOM, EU evacuate 164 more Nigerians from Libya

Two days after 401 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya, the International Organisation for Migration and the European Union on Friday facilitated the return of 164 more. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the new returnees arrived at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at about …

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Some Nigerians in Libya not willing to return home – Official

The Charge d’Affaires of Nigeria in Libya, Illiya Fachano, says some Nigerians in Libya have refused to be repatriated inspite of the “unfavourable situations” . Mr. Fachano told the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday: “not all of them want to come back home”. “Before you can assist them, they …

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Another 257 Nigerians return from Libya

A few hours after 144 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya, another aircraft carrying 257 of their compatriots on Wednesday landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The spokesperson for the Lagos Airport Police Command, Joseph Alabi, confirmed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in …

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149 more Nigerians return from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, on Monday received 149 Nigerian returnees who had been stranded in Libya, bringing the total number brought back to the country in the last five weeks to 975. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that the Boeing 737-800 aircraft with Registration Number 5A-DMG …

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