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60 pardoned Nigerian prisoners stranded in Ethiopia

Sixty Nigerian prisoners granted pardon by the Ethiopian Government have remained in the detention facility following failures of the Nigerian Embassy in Ethiopia to process their evacuation. The freed Nigerians in a Save Our Soul (SoS) message lamented that despite their pardon on March 26 to decongest prisons in response …

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Covid-19: 289 Nigerians return home from US

At least 289 Nigerians stranded in the United States due to coronavirus-related border closure have returned home. An Ethiopian Airlines plane conveying the evacuees took off from New Jersey on Tuesday night and is expected to land at Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja on today afternoon. This is the fourth …

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Tambuwal blames manpower challenge for increased banditry

Sokoto State governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has identified inadequate manpower and lack of regional cooperation as some of the factors militating against the ability of Nigeria and her neighbours to successfully wage the war against terrorism and other forms of insurgency. Nigeria and neighbouring countries of Chad, Niger and Cameroon have …

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289 Nigerians stranded in US arrive today

About 289 Nigerians stranded in the United States of America are expected back today. According to Special Adviser to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sarah Sanda, the evacuation flight left US on Tuesday. The flight manifest, Sanda stated, includes 135 males, 142 females and 12 infants. The evacuation flight, she …

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