Nigerians scramble to leave Egypt as battle turns bloody

As thousands of supporters and opponents of President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt battled in Cairo’s main square yesterday, raining stones and bottles, Nigerians living in the North African country are scrambling to leave. Already, over 1,000 Nigerians have registered at the Nigerian Embassy in Cairo to be evacuated by the chartered flight procured by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) based on a directive to that effect by President Goodluck Jonathan. The Jumbo jet, according to NEMA spokesman ...
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Added February 02, 2011
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