Covid-19: Nigerian community in Botswana donates N1.5m, food items to host country

Photo Caption: L-R: His Excellency, Ambassador Umar Z. Salisu – Nigerian High Commissioner to Botswana, Chief Sylvester Oladele Omotosho – General Secretary Nigerian Business Community (NBCB) middle and Alhaji Ganiyu Ajadi Oriaje – Chairman Nigerian Business Community (NBCB) during the presentation. Covid-19: Nigerian community in Botswana donates N1.5m, food items to host country To support the efforts of the government of their host country at containing the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), and ameliorate the effects of lockdown  on their vulnerable fellow compatriots, Nigerian community in the Republic of Botswana has…

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Covid 19: Hon. Nnaji calls for opening of one airport in each geo- political zone

The Chairman, House of representatives Committee on Aviation, Honourable Nnolim Nnaji has prevailed on the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 to consider partial opening of the airports to unlock the economy.  As the Ministry of Aviation and its relevant agencies are planning a gradual return to full flight operations in the country, Honourable Nnaji enjoined the federal government to ensure that at least one airport is reopened immediately in each of the six geopolitical zones of the country for that purpose. The committee chairman who stressed that the nation’s economy need…

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Evacuation: Air Peace commends Israel, China, India for support

The management of Air Peace has expressed gratitude to the governments and people of Israel, China and India for contracting the airline to evacuate their citizens to their countries due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Air Peace evacuated about 210 Israelis from Nigeria to Tel-Aviv on March 29, 2020, evacuated about 301 Chinese from Lagos airport to Guangzhou, China on May 28, 2020 and also evacuated 286 Indians to Kochin from Lagos on May 31, 2020.  The Chairman and CEO of Air Peace, Allen Onyema said that the airline is grateful…

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India celebrates first direct flight from Nigeria as Air Peace airlifts 312 passengers to Kochin

The government of India celebrated the first direct flight from Nigeria when the nation’s major carrier, Air Peace, airlifted 312 if its citizens from the Murtala Muhammd International Airport (MMIA), Lagos to Kochin.  According to the verified twitter account of Indians in Nigeria, @india_nigeria, the “repatriation of India nationals from Nigeria began today (Sunday) with the Lagos-Kochin Air Peace flight with 312 passengers. It is the first ever Nigerian airline to fly directly to India.”  The Indians in Nigeria commended the Nigerian government, the Indian embassy in Nigeria and others…

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