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COVID-19: Air France Begins Evacuation Of EU Citizens In Nigeria by Vikkoh(m): 6:29am On Mar 27
The management of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, through its Twitter handle @LOSairport, had on Thursday afternoon tweeted that there would be a special repatriation flight and that the aircraft would come in from Cotonou, Benin Republic, for the operation.

A letter of approval from the ministry dated March 26 and obtained by The PUNCH, showed that there would be similar flights on April 2 and April 9, 2020.

The ministry however ordered the airline to operate strictly based on the protocol guiding such operations under COVID-19.

It was gathered that the pilot and crew were not allowed to disembark and that after facilitation, the nationals were escorted to the aircraft to board.

In an emailed response to our correspondent’s enquiries, Air France said, “Due to COVID-19, Air France is doing all it can to ensure French and European nationals currently abroad can return home.

“Air France teams all over the world are fully mobilised and are doing all they can to assist French and European nationals at this difficult time. Air France is working together with the French and international authorities to adapt its flight schedule in real time in line with the evolving situation and the new restrictions imposed on airlines.”

The General Manager, Public Relations of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Sam Adurogboye, said the flight was captured under essential operations which could only be approved by the minister.

He said, “They obtained special clearance for the flight. During this period, every flight that comes will be under special clearance.

“We are in a period of emergency and in section 36 of Nigerian Civil Aviation Act, the minister has power to approve or clear flights in emergency. the NCAA will then process the clearance after the approval.”


The NCAA had last week issued a circular that all international airports should remain closed to international flights till further notice.

Exemptions were however made for humanitarian, medical relief, cargo, technical and safety flight operations.
https://punchng.com/air-france-klm-evacuates-european-nationals-from-nigeria/

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Re: COVID-19: Air France Begins Evacuation Of EU Citizens In Nigeria by NaijaRoyalty(m): 6:30am On Mar 27
Nigeria population as of 2020 should be around 220million .

So I expect Buhari to credit every Nigerian Atleast N100k through their BVN as a stimulus package to ease the suffering and frustration that comes with the "Sit at home order' like other leaders in the rest of the world are doing for their citizens .

But this is Nigeria where the president of the day got more interest and love for cows and his household only

We miss Goodluck Ebele Jonathan .

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Re: COVID-19: Air France Begins Evacuation Of EU Citizens In Nigeria by Homeboiy: 6:33am On Mar 27
Nigeria and France, which one safe pass?

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Re: COVID-19: Air France Begins Evacuation Of EU Citizens In Nigeria by Nbote(m): 6:37am On Mar 27
Everyone knows Nigeria is joke.. Even though d virus is hitting dem harder than Nigeria so far, dey still care about d welfare of their citizens and know they are beta off in their own country than dis shithole

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Re: COVID-19: Air France Begins Evacuation Of EU Citizens In Nigeria by overall90: 6:38am On Mar 27
And somebody is arguing that Buhari and Abba Kyari could not have been smuggled out of the country.
i said it that with the necessary arrangement and cash,the duo could be in any country willing to accept them.

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Re: COVID-19: Air France Begins Evacuation Of EU Citizens In Nigeria by helinues: 6:39am On Mar 27


Between the Nigeria and EU countries, which is one is more infected?

Safe journey to them ooo

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Re: COVID-19: Air France Begins Evacuation Of EU Citizens In Nigeria by funmike83(m): 6:45am On Mar 27
Na wa oo

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Re: COVID-19: Air France Begins Evacuation Of EU Citizens In Nigeria by benuejosh(m): 6:58am On Mar 27
They should go and leave us completely. We are capable of handling our situation and building our country to greatness. We don't need foreigners. And for the first Nigeria's political leaders and the well to do Individuals are trusting the system fully to handle the situation. No body is traveling out for Medicals. They want to be treated in Nigeria. This KARMA Is a Rapist, see what it is doing to them. The hospitals they refused to fix, they are now compared to do it. KARMA indeed is still alive.

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Re: COVID-19: Air France Begins Evacuation Of EU Citizens In Nigeria by Validcode: 6:58am On Mar 27
Homeboiy:
Nigeria and France, which one safe pass?
France.

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Re: COVID-19: Air France Begins Evacuation Of EU Citizens In Nigeria by RapistOnBail: 6:59am On Mar 27
grin

And some Nigerians think the Pandemic is POLITICAL grin

Ignorance will kill so many. Just a matter of days!

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Re: COVID-19: Air France Begins Evacuation Of EU Citizens In Nigeria by ValCon888: 6:59am On Mar 27
The Nigerian government should sit up and stop giving us excuses. It is because they took this infection for granted that they are looking for 4000+ people. 4000+ in two days becomes 8000+. In the next two days that's 16000+.
That's how quick the virus spreads.

This virus is essentially World War 3 and the battle is fought on different continents.

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Re: COVID-19: Air France Begins Evacuation Of EU Citizens In Nigeria by wonuks(m): 6:59am On Mar 27
cool
Re: COVID-19: Air France Begins Evacuation Of EU Citizens In Nigeria by MrImole: 7:00am On Mar 27
What the Bleep is going on?

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Re: COVID-19: Air France Begins Evacuation Of EU Citizens In Nigeria by Seetto: 7:00am On Mar 27
overall90:
And somebody is arguing that Buhari and Abba Kyari could not have been smuggled out of the country.
i said it that with the necessary arrangement and cash,the duo could be in any country willing to accept them.
This is not the first time you are believing such stories, it is normal that you will be finally disappointed.

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Re: COVID-19: Air France Begins Evacuation Of EU Citizens In Nigeria by DominusPrime: 7:00am On Mar 27
NaijaRoyalty:
Nigeria population as of 2020 should be around 220million .

So I expect Buhari to credit every Nigerian Atleast N100k through their BVN as a stimulus package to ease the suffering and frustration that comes with the "Sit at home order' like other leaders in the rest of the world are doing for their citizens .

But this is Nigeria where the president of the day got more interest and love for cows and his household only

We miss Goodluck Ebele Jonathan .
I was happy with what you said until you mentioned GEJ. But at least he would have been a much better, no, less worse option than this government

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Re: COVID-19: Air France Begins Evacuation Of EU Citizens In Nigeria by Skyfornia(m): 7:01am On Mar 27
NaijaRoyalty:
Nigeria population as of 2020 should be around 220million .

So I expect Buhari to credit every Nigerian Atleast N100k through their BVN as a stimulus package to ease the suffering and frustration that comes with the "Sit at home order' like other leaders in the rest of the world are doing for their citizens .

But this is Nigeria where the president of the day got more interest and love for cows and his household only

We miss Goodluck Ebele Jonathan .

Baba stop dreaming...shishi you won't receive from the dullard. Buhari is heartless

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Re: COVID-19: Air France Begins Evacuation Of EU Citizens In Nigeria by danie09(m): 7:01am On Mar 27
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Re: COVID-19: Air France Begins Evacuation Of EU Citizens In Nigeria by doffman: 7:01am On Mar 27
NaijaRoyalty:
Nigeria population as of 2020 should be around 220million .

So I expect Buhari to credit every Nigerian Atleast N100k through their BVN as a stimulus package to ease the suffering and frustration that comes with the "Sit at home order' like other leaders in the rest of the world are doing for their citizens .

But this is Nigeria where the president of the day got more interest and love for cows and his household only

We miss Goodluck Ebele Jonathan .

What of those Nigerians without BVN ?

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Re: COVID-19: Air France Begins Evacuation Of EU Citizens In Nigeria by Le2money(m): 7:02am On Mar 27
I just book a space here.....it's for sale. I need money for this sit at home of a thing....100k last price.

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Re: COVID-19: Air France Begins Evacuation Of EU Citizens In Nigeria by Kizzygentle: 7:02am On Mar 27
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Re: COVID-19: Air France Begins Evacuation Of EU Citizens In Nigeria by KaBabs1: 7:02am On Mar 27
When all this corona shit is finally over,
Nigerian government needs to release the identity of those bastards that came to the country they ran away from with this disease!
Because they actually deserve no sympathy at all.


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Re: COVID-19: Air France Begins Evacuation Of EU Citizens In Nigeria by anonimi: 7:02am On Mar 27
NaijaRoyalty:
Nigeria population as of 2020 should be around 220million .
So I expect Buhari to credit every Nigerian Atleast N100k through their BVN as a stimulus package to ease the suffering and frustration that comes with the "Sit at home order' like other leaders in the rest of the world are doing for their citizens .
But this is Nigeria where the president of the day got more interest and love for cows and his household only
We miss Goodluck Ebele Jonathan .











lalasticlala:
Here is the controversial video of President Buhari's daughter, Hanan Buhari, waving from the Presidential Jet which caused uproar on social media.

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari shared the video on her Instagram Page with the hashtags:

"#HananBuhari
#richculture
#heritage
#nigerianairforce
#PAF"












Watch the video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dpkn6UJrTaI

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Re: COVID-19: Air France Begins Evacuation Of EU Citizens In Nigeria by Chukwurah003: 7:02am On Mar 27
COVID-19 is real. Stay safe

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Re: COVID-19: Air France Begins Evacuation Of EU Citizens In Nigeria by sexiestharam(f): 7:02am On Mar 27
Where are they evacuating them to? Is the EU safer? The only place safe is outer space. Maybe they are evacuating them to Mars or the Sun.

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Re: COVID-19: Air France Begins Evacuation Of EU Citizens In Nigeria by Yinka1808: 7:02am On Mar 27
Talk of sensitive and responsible government unlike..
Re: COVID-19: Air France Begins Evacuation Of EU Citizens In Nigeria by dahmie2013: 7:03am On Mar 27
Will those one's want 2 go. Nigeria seems 2 be better than France.

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Re: COVID-19: Air France Begins Evacuation Of EU Citizens In Nigeria by DAutoDiagnosis: 7:03am On Mar 27
Big ups to France.

Every responsible government looks out for her citizens

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