otos: Sodiq Adelakun ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT IN THIS ARTICLE: Egypt Nigeria Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja SUDAN

The first batch of Nigerians fleeing Sudan through Egypt arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Wednesday night, after nearly two weeks of assurances by the Federal Government.

The Air Peace flight carrying over 270 Nigerian students from the Aswan Airport in Egypt first landed at the airport, with the NAF C-130H jet conveying about 80 persons following  closely behind.

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Since April 15, Sudan has been plunged into armed conflict with clashes between rival factions of the North African nation’s military government breaking out in western Sudan, in the capital city of Khartoum, and in the Darfur region. 

Departed from Egypt, Nigerian evacuees arrive on board an Air Peace plane after fleeing conflict-torn Sudan. Photos: Sodiq Adelakun


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