Pictures: More stranded Nigerians from Sudan arrive Abuja

As part of on-going effort to evacuate all interested Nigerian citizens from the armed conflict in Sudan, the multi-agency taskforce, Saturday afternoon, received the 4th batch of returnees who boarded Tarco Aircraft B737-300 from Port Sudan International Airport at 7.20am Sudanese local time. Highlight of inter-ministerial briefing on the return on the new set of evacuees consisting 123 adults and Read More

Pictures: First set of stranded Nigerians in Sudan now in Abuja

The first batch of Nigerians who were evacuated from Sudan following armed conflict between the Sudanese military and rival paramilitary group, Rapid Support Forces (RSF), arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, late Wednesday night May 3, 2023. The returnees touched down on board a Naval Airplane and Air Peace Aircraft at about 11.35pm. Blueprint reports that the crisis in Sudan began on Read More

Breaking: At last, Egypt opens border for stranded Nigerians

May 1, 2023 Admin III 0

The Egypt government has agreed to open its border for stranded Nigerians evacuating war-torn Sudan, after the intervention of the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari. This was disclosed in a short statement on the verified Twitter handle of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), on Monday. The statement reads: “With the intervention of President Buhari, Egypt has finally opened its border Read More

FG speaks on budgeting $1.2m to evacuate Nigerians from troubled Sudan

April 29, 2023 Admin III 0

Following outrage from Nigerian citizens over the budgeted amount for the evacuation of stranded Nigerians in war-torn Sudan, the Federal Government has made clarification. This was disclosed in a joint statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), and the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development (FMHADMSD), and jointly signed by Director overseeing the Office Read More

Sudan: Nigerians among those evacuated by Saudi government – Official

April 28, 2023 Admin III 0

Following the crisis from the war-torn Sudan, not fewer than ten Nigerians were among the 2,544 evacuated by the Saudi Arabia government from Sudan. This was disclosed in a statement by the Saudi Arabian embassy in Abuja on Friday. The statement reads, “In continuation of the evacuation efforts being made by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia under the directives of Read More