COVID-19: 317 Nigerians stranded in UK arrive Abuja amid pandemic

COVID-19: 317 Nigerians stranded in UK arrive Abuja amid pandemic

- Another batch of Nigerians stranded abroad has been evacuated by the federal government

- The government evacuated 317 Nigerians stranded in the United Kingdom amid COVID-19 pandemic

- The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission says all those evacuated tested negative to COVID-19

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The federal government has evacuated 317 more Nigerians stranded in the United Kingdom amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The disclosure was made by the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), which said the evacuees arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja on Sunday, June 28.

COVID-19: 317 Nigerians stranded in UK arrive Abuja amid pandemic

Abike Dabiri-Erewa. Photo credit: Premium Times
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The commission stated that all the returnees tested negative to COVID-19 and would proceed on 14 days self-isolation.

In other news, Nigerian universities’ scientists under the aegis of COVID-19 Research Group say they have discovered COVID-19 vaccine.

The scientists made the disclosure on Friday, June 19, saying the vaccine was being developed locally in Africa for Africans but would also work for other continents when unveiled.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a Nigerian man identified as Dr Dein Braide narrated how he helped an Uber driver who bashed his car on Thursday, June 25.

The man with the Twitter handle @alabo_braide took to the social media platform to narrate the experience which he said humbled him.

He said he was unaware that the driver was driving one-way and before he realised it, the driver ripped off part of his car bumper.

Dr Braide said his mechanic came to the scene to assess the damage and said it would cost 105,000 naira to fix the car.

Part of his tweet read: "He drives to my estate and parks the car. I take pics to avoid unnecessary claims and then I see tears.

"My wife hears him tell someone in a call how he only managed to make N2600 the whole day. She walks up to him and give him 2k for transportation. On our way up to the apartment, she tells me to give him back his car.

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"I agree, call him back and as I give him back his key, I see the shock and confusion on his face. He burst into tears and tries to dorbale (i didn't allow him do that)."

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