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250 Nigerians to return from Libya on Thursday over harsh treatment

250 Nigerians to return from Libya on Thursday over harsh treatment

- The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) revealed that the 250 Nigerians would voluntarily return to Nigeria

- The agency said the returnees are expected to land at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos

Weeks after some Nigerians in Libya returned home from Libya, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has announced that another batch of 250 Nigerians would voluntarily return to the country on Thursday, May 11, NAIJ.com reports.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) quoted NEMA’s spokesman for south-west zone, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, as saying in Lagos that the returnees were expected to arrive at the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO)/Hajj Camp section of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, at about 3:00 pm.

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On April 25, over 253 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya aboard a chartered Libya Airlines Airbus A330-200 with registration number 5A-LAT.

250 Nigerians to return from Libya on Thursday over harsh treatment

IN April, 253 Nigerians voluntarily returned to the country from Libya

The returnees comprised 102 males, 140 females and 11 children and were brought back by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the Nigerian Embassy in Libya.

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The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that hundreds of Nigerians have been forced out of Libya in recent times against the backdrop of hostile treatment meted out to blacks by Libyan citizens and the authorities.

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