Sudan Crisis: Gov Lawal Offers Educational Support For 66 Zamfara Students

Governor Dauda Lawal has taken a compassionate step to assist the 66 Zamfara students evacuated from Sudan. Sixty-six Zamfara State Government-sponsored students were evacuated from Sudan due to the ongoing war. A statement by the Spokesperson to the Governor, Sulaiman Bala Idris, noted that on Monday, the commissioner of Education briefed members of the State […]


160 Women Claiming To Be Nigerians In Sudan Without Passports To Fly Back – FG

The Federal Government says 160 women claiming to be Nigerians in Sudan have no passports to fly back to the country. The Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mustapha Ahmed stated this in Abuja on Sunday while briefing the press on the progress made so far in the evacuation of Nigerians from […]


Sudan Crisis: Kaduna Govt Evacuates Scholarship Sudents

The Kaduna State Government has started to evacuate its scholarship recipients in Sudan. This information was disclosed in a statement posted on the Kaduna State Scholarship and Loans Board’s Twitter page on Sunday by Hassan Rilwan, the board’s secretary. “Kaduna State has evacuated all of its scholarship recipients in Sudan and has also started the […]


Sudan Crisis: Nigerians Stranded At Egyptian Border — FG

The Federal Government said yesterday that hundreds of Nigerians who were evacuated from war-torn Sudan and were to be airlifted from Egypt back to Nigeria yesterday were stranded as they were not allowed to cross the border into Egypt since their arrival on Thursday evening. Nigerians in Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, (NiDCOM), Mrs Abike […]


Nigerian Students Rescued From Sudan Arrive Egypt, Await Airlift

The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Thursday, confirmed the arrival of the first set of stranded Nigerians in Sudan at the Aswan border in Egypt. Dabiri-Erewa, who confirmed the development in a post on Twitter, said the border was already closed when the students got there, adding that they would […]


Turkey’s Evacuation Plane Shot At In Sudan – SR

At least 512 people have been killed and close to 4,200 wounded by the fighting since April 15, and a humanitarian crisis has mushroomed. Sudan’s paramilitary Rapid Support Forces, RSF has shot at a Turkish evacuation plane as it was landing at Wadi Saeedna airbase in the capital of Khartoum on Friday damaging the fuel […]


FG May Give $100 Each To Stranded Students In Sudan – Dabiri Erewa

The federal government says Nigerian students stranded in Sudan will likely receive at least $100 upon evacuation and return to Nigeria. The stipend would be given the stipend to help them settle down before joining their families. “NEMA will decide what would be given to the returnees because the funding is with the ministry of […]


Sudan: Nigerian Students Contributing Transport Fare To Egypt – Sadiq

One of the Nigerian students trapped in crisis-torn Sudan, Abubakar Sadiq, has said that his colleagues are gathering money to transport themselves to neighbouring Egypt. The student, who spoke on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Thursday, said he does not know the particular date he will be evacuated from Sudan as the Nigerian Embassy has […]


Sudan: Buses Evacuating Nigerians Stop In Sahara Over Non-Payment

There’s indication that the evacuation of Nigerian students out of Sudan has encountered hitches A video circulating online and obtained by The Spectacles showed that the buses evacuating the Nigerian students and non-students were stopped in the middle of the Sahara desert. A voice narrating the incident in the video claimed that the drivers refused […]


Federal Govt Of Nigeria Begins Evacuation Of Nigerians in Sudan

The Nigerian government, on Wednesday, commenced the evacuation of Nigerians in Sudan. This was revealed in a tweet by the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) where it shared a video showing buses parked in line. It also shared a picture of people queued up which it captioned “at the registration point this morning.” “Last night, […]