Tag: stranded

Patients stranded as Residents Doctors’ strike continues in Akwa Ibom

Patients and some others who came to access medical care in the University of Uyo Teaching hospital, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State were left stranded following the ongoing strike by resident…

NDPHC seeks eligible customers for stranded power

By John Ofikhenua, Abuja Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) is shopping for eligible customers to dispatch stranded power, its Executive Director, Generation, Engr. kassim Abudullahi has stated. He said…

Ex-AGF stranded in UAE over COVID-19, lawyer tells court

Former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, is stranded in the United Arab Emirate (UAE), where he tested positive for the COVID-19, Mr Kanu…

83 new ambassadors stranded five months after Senate confirmation

By Yusuf Alli and Vincent Ikuomola, Abuja Fate of envoys uncertain  Some career ambassadors with less than one year in service affected Eighty-three newly appointed Nigerian ambassadors are stranded in…

Commuters stranded as oil tanker explodes in Lagos

By Gabriel Dike A tanker carrying about 33,000 litres of diesel, yesterday, exploded at Ladipo/Toyota bus stop along Oshodi-Apapa expressway damaging a part of the newly constructed expressway and causing…

NDDC: Travellers stranded as Ijaw youths block East-West highway

From Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa The ripples over the appointment of a sole administrator for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) reached a boiling point on Monday as hundreds of Ijaw…

Inksnation: Nigerians stranded at Makurdi stadium as ‘Ponzi Scheme’ fails Christmas promise

Hundreds of Nigerian investors who claimed that they have invested in a suspected ponzi scheme named Inksnation have been left disappointed in Benue State after their organizers failed to show…

Passengers stranded as Abuja-Kaduna train breaks down in the middle of nowhere (Video)

Passengers have been left stranded at the middle of nowhere, as Abuja-Kaduna train broke down yesterday, November 20. A Nigerian Health practitioner, Fatima S. Zuntu, shared a video of herself and…

Police rescue nursing mother stranded with her kids in the middle of the night in Lagos

Lagos State police officers rescued a woman and her kids when they found them stranded in the middle of the night.   According to the Lagos State Police Command, the…

PHOTOS: Residents, motorists stranded as fuel queues return to Abuja

Residents of the federal capital territory, Abuja now live in distress after long queues returned to filling stations across Abuja on Tuesday which indicates fuel scarcity. WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that…

Rescuers Race To Save Scores Of Stranded Whales In Australia

This handout photo taken and received from Brodie Weeding from The Advocate on September 22, 2020 shows rescuers working to save a pod of whales stranded on a beach in…

Nigerian girls stranded in Lebanon return home (photos)

Some Nigerians girls who were stranded in Lebanon have returned home. The girls caught the attention of the Federal government after recording a video of themselves packed up in a room…

Abike Dabiri-Erewa reacts to viral video of stranded Nigerian immigrants in Dubai allegedly chased into the desert

Abike Dabiri-Erewa who is the chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission NIDCOM, has reacted to the viral video of stranded Nigerian immigrants in Dubai who were allegedly chased into the…

94 Nigerian ladies stranded in Lebanon return home (photos/Videos)

Word about 6 hours ago You really won’t know how blessed this nation is until you’ve travelled elsewhere. I wish all those idiots who call Nigeria a zoo and think…

FG evacuates 87 stranded Nigerians in Sudan

87 stranded Nigerians have been evacuated from Sudan by the federal government. The evacuees arrived the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja at about 9.15am on Saturday August 8, 2020. The…