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Stay away from Northern Cyprus, Nigerian government advises students

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), has called on Nigerian parents to stop sending their children to study in Northern Cyprus. She made the call in Abuja on Monday while speaking on the sudden death of a 25-year-old Nigerian student in Northern Cyprus, Mr Ibrahim Khaleel Bello, and others who had died in similar mysterious circumstances in …

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Nigeria: Abia State Diaspora Dialogue 2020 – Press Statement

Indigenes of Abia State living outside Nigeria gathered for the Abia State Diaspora Dialogue 2020 via a video conference on Saturday (15 August) to deliberate on how they could better contribute to the development of the state. The virtual meeting, convened by the Office of the Special Adviser to Governor, Abia State, on Diaspora Matters, featured speakers from around the …

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COVID-19: President Buhari asks Nigerians abroad for support

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday appealed to Nigerians in the diaspora to actively support the country’s post-COVID-19 economic recovery efforts. Buhari made the call in a video message to commemorate this year’s Diaspora Day, observed annually on 25 July, according to a statement by the president’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina. The statement was titled “COVID-19: President …

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South Africa delays evacuation of Nigerians, withholds Air Peace’s landing permit

The evacuation of the second batch of Nigerians from South Africa, on Tuesday suffered setback following the delay by the South African authorities to grant landing permit to Air Peace. Air Peace, a Nigerian airline, had volunteered to evacuate the returnees in the wake of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other foreign nationals living in the country. The airline, in …

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S/Africa: Nigerian returnees narrate tales of woe as government plans reintegration programme

The 189 Nigerian nationals evacuated from South Africa by the Nigerian government have narrated their experiences in the wake of xenophobic attacks on them and other foreign nationals living in South Africa.   They arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria, on Wednesday and were received by Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), and officials …

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