Home / Tag Archives: NEMA

Tag Archives: NEMA

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Four sick Nigerians, 134 others rescued from Libya

About 138 Nigerians on Tuesday voluntarily returned to the country from Libya with the help of the International Organisation for Migration. The returnees, who were received by the officials of the National Emergency Management Agency with the help of other agencies, were said to have been stranded in Libya following …

Read More »

Benue Flood: 2Baba visits Makurdi IDPs camp with wife Annie

Innocent Idibia aka 2Baba is currently at the internally displaced persons’ camp (IDPs) in Makurdi, Benue State. The singer who is joined by his wife Annie Idibia to the camp, is there to donate gifts to thousands of families who are urgently taking shelter at the camp, reports say. 2Baba …

Read More »

198 Deportees Arrive Kano From Saudi Arabia

198 Deportees Arrive Kano From Saudi Arabia

The Federal Government on Saturday received no fewer than 198 Nigerians illegally residing in Saudi Arabia at the Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano, at about 10 a.m. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that this number was out of the 1,800 Nigerians living illegally in Saudi Arabia, who were …

Read More »

3 suicide bombers die attempting to enter varsity – NEMA

Three Suicide bombers have been confirmed dead in the early hours of Friday in Maiduguri, Borno while attempting to enter some locations in the University of Maiduguri. Mr Sani Datti, Head of Media and Public Relations of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), made this known in a statement on …

Read More »

3 Suicide bombers target UNIMAID, 4 killed

Three suicide bombers attempted early Saturday morning to enter University of Maiduguri, (UNIMAID) but they were thwarted by security men. Two of the bombers detonated their explosives as they faced interrogation by the security men at the gate, killing one of them and injuring another. The third bomber, who had …

Read More »

26 dead, 11 injured in Lagos-Ibadan expressway crash – Police

The Oyo State Police Command says 26 people died in the Saturday morning motor accident that occurred at the Ibadan end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The command’s public relations officer, Kunle Ajisebutu, confirmed the accident and said 11 others including three children sustained severe injuries. Mr. Ajisebutu said witnesses reported …

Read More »