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First group of Nigerians arrive in Abuja after fleeing conflict in Ukraine

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The Nigerian government received the first batch of Nigerian evacuees from Ukraine. The passengers, numbering 416 from Romania, are mostly students who fled Ukraine into Romania amid the ongoing war between Russia and the Eastern European country. Stranded Nigerians including hundreds of students studying in Ukraine are currently taking shelter in neighbouring countries.
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First group of Nigerians arrive in Abuja after fleeing conflict in Ukraine

5 months ago·South Africa
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Daily Post Nigeria

Ukraine: First batch of Nigerians arrives Abuja

The first batch of Nigerians evacuated from Poland due to the Russia-Ukraine war arrived the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, early Friday.They arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja at 7:11 a.m. on Friday via Max Air.Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM boss, Abudu Dabiri- Erewa made this known on her Twitter page.She noted that plans continue towards the successful evacuation of the remaining stranded citizens.The NIDCO…

5 months ago·Nigeria
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P.M. News Nigeria

Updated: Nigeria's first evacuation flight arrives Abuja

"To God be the glory Max Air Evacuation flight VM602 from Bucharest touched down in Abuja", tweeted Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chairman of NIDCOM.

5 months ago
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The Guardian Nigeria

First batch of Nigerians arrive Abuja after fleeing Ukraine

The first set of Nigerians that fled from Ukraine arrived at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport Abuja Friday morning aboard a Max Air flight. The evacuees, most of them students, made the journey from Romania where they had escaped to after Russia invaded Ukraine.

5 months ago·Nigeria
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Sahara Reporters

Russian Invasion: First Batch Of Nigerians From Ukraine Arrive In Abuja

The Nigerian government, on Friday, received the first batch of Nigerian evacuees from Ukraine.According to a tweet by the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), the MaxAirLtd Flight VM602 evacuated Nigerians from Bucharest, Romania and landed in Abuja at about 7:10 AM on Friday. The tweet reads, “First Batch of Nigerians from #Ukraine arrive Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport Abuja from Romania at 7:10 am.”The passengers, numbering …

5 months ago·New York, United States
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Russian attack: 2nd batch of Nigerians from Ukraine touches down in Abuja

The federal government has vowed to ensure evacuation of every Nigerian trapped in the war in Ukraine.The second batch of Nigerians who fled Ukraine following the Russian invasion has touched down in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.The 181 returnees arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, at about 6:30 pm on Friday, March 4, 2022 from Warsaw, Poland.The Nigerians were safely evacuated from the war-torn country after the federal government se…

5 months ago·Nigeria
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