Sudan has never known stability and so when there was a problem in the area called Darfur, in the South, the government of the day recruited some thugs called Janjaweed, which mean Arabs riding on camels, to come in and help them put down the disturbance in Darfur.
Warplanes roared overhead as explosions rocked Khartoum on Friday, just hours after Sudan's warring parties agreed to respect humanitarian principles in their spiralling conflict, without a truce in sight.
The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has confirmed that the tenth batch of evacuees from Sudan are already done with their documentation.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will provide the necessary support to ensure that Nigerian students evacuated from war-torn Sudan are integrated into the nation’s universities.
Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, yesterday, boasted that no country has replicated Federal Government’s efforts in rescuing citizens from crisis-torn Sudan.
The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) said 1,730 Nigerians have returned from Sudan, with the latest flight from Port Sudan with 146 evacuees aboard Tarco Airline.
The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), yesterday, disclosed that 1,471 evacuees from Sudan had arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja.
France, in the colonial era, had understood what Sudan represented in the occupation of Africa as a struggle between the Arab and the West. Hence to distance itself from unwholesome struggle, it tagged sub-Saharan Africa, from Mauritania through Mali and Burkina Faso to Niger and Chad, Western Sudan.
The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) says about 1,700 Nigerians remaining in Sudan will be evacuated “in a matter of days”.
The second batch of Nigerian evacuees returning from Sudan has arrived in Abuja.
Nigerian flag carrier, Air Peace, has evacuated 277 Nigerians from Egypt amidst the ongoing crisis in Sudan.
Airline operators selected to convey Nigerian pilgrims for the 2023 Hajj in Saudi Arabia, yesterday, suspended assent to a final deed of agreement, citing the conflict in Sudan.