Nigeria evacuates 520 citizens from Egypt

NO FEWER THAN 520 Nigerians stranded in Egypt following the political crisis in that country have returned home yesterday amidst jubilation as they were reunited with their family members. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs jointly carried out the exercise. At about 3.45 a.m. yesterday, a chartered aircraft carrying the first batch of the returnees touched down at the international wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja where ...
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Added February 03, 2011
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