Xenophobic attacks: 2nd batch of 314 Nigerians arrive MMIA

No fewer than 314 Nigerians have arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Wednesday aboard Air Peace flight following the recent spate of xenophobic attacks in South Africa. The B 777 aircraft, with registration number 5N-BWI, which departed Oliver Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, landed at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, at 7.22 p.m. The flight which should have taken off on Tuesday but was stalled due to delayed landing permit to Air Peace by the South African airport authority finally took off by 1:50pm…

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Xenophobic attacks: First batch of 320 Nigerians evacuated from South Africa

No fewer that 320 Nigerians who are the first batch to be evacuated from South Africa will a rrive at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, Wednesday, 1:00 pm Nigerian time. This is coming just as the Consul General of Nigeria to South Africa has described Air Peace gesture as unprecedented.   Air Peace is voluntarily airlifting the Nigerians in support of the federal government. The federal government said that any Nigerian that is willing to return home should indicate interest. The flight is expected to land at the…

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