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FG evacuates 1,069 Nigerians from Egypt

AFTER a 48-hour joint operation by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Office of the National Security Adviser (NSA), the Federal Government, yesterday evacuated 1,069 Nigerians from the crisis-ridden Egyptian capital, Cairo, to Nigeria. The evacuation was ordered by President Goodluck Jonathan. According to Yushau Shuaib, the spokesman for NEMA in a statement issued in Abuja yesterday, most of the returnees were in Egypt for medical treatments ...
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Added February 06, 2011
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