Tag Archives: Nigerians

President Buhari ‘Overwhelmed’ By Kindness From Nigerians

President Buhari shakes hands with his Chief of Staff, Mr Abba Kyari   President Muhammadu Buhari says he is overwhelmed by the kindness Nigerians have shown him, especially concerning his health. The President said this on Sunday at his official

249 Nigerians Return From Libya

Another fresh 249 Nigerian migrants on Thurday evening returned to the country with the aid of the International Organisation for Migration and EU. They arrived aboard Afriqiyah Airbus A330-300 with Registration number 5A-ONR which landed at the Cargo Wing of

365 Nigerians Return From Libya

One hundred and sixteen Nigerians have returned from Libya in the early hours of Friday, in addition to the 249 that returned on Thursday night, bringing the total of repatriated Nigerians to 365. The 116 arrived aboard Buraq Airlines and

NGO Bill: Protect Your Freedom, Amnesty International Warns Nigerians

Human rights organisation Amnesty International has asked Nigerians to oppose the passage of the Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO) Bill. The controversial bill which has come under heavy criticisms seeks to set up the NGO Regulatory Commission to check the activities of

Another 387 Stranded Nigerians Return From Libya

Two new batches of Nigerians stranded in Libya have returned back home. National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) received the first batch of 245 returnees and the second batch of 142 others at the Cargo Wing of the Muritala Mohammed International

Pinnick apologizes to Nigerians over FIFA sanction, reveals why Shehu Abdullahi played

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has explained in details why FIFA sanctioned the federation on Tuesday. FIFA fined NFF for fielding Shehu Abdullahi against Algeria, after he was suspended for a match earlier. The world

Another 164 Nigerians Return From Libya

File photo Another set of 164 Nigerian returnees from Libya have been brought back into the country by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in the early hours Friday. This is the third set of Nigerians returning from the North

We Are Not Recruiting, DSS Warns Nigerians

File photo   The Department of State Services (DSS) has asked Nigerians to be mindful of persons requesting money from them to get recruited into the Service. According to a statement from the Service, this is in reaction to reports

Another 257 Nigerians Return From Libya

The number of stranded Nigerians that are voluntarily returning from Libya has risen to 401 after the arrival of 257 persons. They arrived at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos at about 1:30 am on Wednesday, following the arrival

144 Nigerians Return From Libya

One hundred and forty-four Nigerian migrants have returned home from Libya, Tuesday night as part of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) voluntary return scheme. They arrived at the Murtala Mohammed Airport Lagos, and were received by the Senior Special

2,778 Nigerians Identified, To Be Repatriated Soon – FG

Senior Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri at Murtala Mohammed Airport to receive returnees. The Federal Government has confirmed that about 2,778 registered Nigerians are in accessible detention camps and will be repatriated soon. The Ministry of

2018 World Cup draw: Why Nigerians shouldn’t pray for favourable draw – Shorunmu

Nigerian goalkeeper trainer, Ike Shorunmu, has said that the Super Eagles are good enough to face any opposition at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The draws for the World Cup will hold by 4pm Nigerian time on Friday

We Told Nigerians To Avoid Libya, Says Dabiri-Erewa

Abike Dabiri-Erewa The Federal Government has continued to react to the reports on the slave trading in Libya involving some Nigerians. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora Affairs, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa on Thursday said Nigerians

Argentina vs Nigeria: Nigerians blast Otamendi for shoving Iheanacho during Super Eagles’ win

Manchester City defender Nicolas Otamendi has come under fire from Nigerian football fans following Tuesday burst up with Kelechi Iheanacho during the international friendly between Super Eagles and Albicelestes in Russia. Iheanacho’s‎ trailing elbow caught him in the face during