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Plane evacuating Nigerians from Dubai makes U-turn , See why!


A chartered plane evacuating Nigerians from the United Arab Emirates made an emergency U-turn, after a pregnant woman on board the flight went int labour. Mother and child are said to be doing fine.

Chairperson of the Nigerian in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, confirmed the development, saying that the plane, which was scheduled to arrive at 3pm is now expected to land at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos at 7pm.

3000 Nigerians have signified interest to return home due to the Coronavirus pandemic. They will be isolated for a period of 14 days once they arrive Lagos later today.


  1. Same flight were also lodged in a hotel by federal government,all 265 passengers were isolated in a hotel and was forced to pay 20 daily, 280k in 2 week,… Nigeria is a joke, people that lost their job from Dubai was evacuated and can’t even b provided for…even the one way flight were very expensive..


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