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Buhari returns home after Paris summit

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday evening arrived in Abuja the capital city of Nigeria after participating at the One Planet Summit in France. He was received at the Abuja airport by the Governor of Ondo State Rotimi Akeredolu, Governor of Kano State Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Governor of Adamawa State Mohammed …

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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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Nigeria docked points, World Cup qualification unaffected

Nigeria have been docked two points for fielding an ineligible player in a World Cup qualifier against Algeria but their place at next year’s finals in Russia has not been affected, FIFA said on Tuesday. Nigeria, already qualified for the finals, drew 1-1 but FIFA awarded the match to Algeria …

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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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Amaechi reveals why Buhari’s govt must stop criticising Jonathan

Amaechi reveals why Buhari’s govt must stop criticising Jonathan

Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation, says it was high time the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government stopped criticising former President Goodluck Jonathan. Amaechi the present administration should focus on achieving its campaign promises rather than dissipate energy on Jonathan. The Minister spoke when he received the report of the Inter-Ministerial …

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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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We will return $321 million stolen funds to Nigeria – Swiss govt

Switzerland will return to Nigeria around 321 million dollars in assets seized from the family of former military ruler Sani Abacha via a deal signed with the World Bank, the Swiss government said. Transparency International, a corruption watchdog, has accused Abacha of stealing up to five billion dollars of public …

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