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Stranded Nigerians In Russia Return Home

A nursing mother and 154 out of 230 Nigerian football fans stranded in Russia after the 2018 FIFA World Cup arrived the country on Friday night.

The stranded football fans came through Ethiopian Airline flight number ET-ALP that arrived Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport Abuja around 9:12 in the night.

One of the returnees, Bamidele Fatai was full of praises to President Buhari for making their journey possible.

He also thanked the Nigerian Mission in Moscow for giving them necessary support.

Another returnee, who spoke on condition of anonymity to The Nation, said he was swindled by an agent who cancelled his return ticket.

He said he was in Moscow to support the Nigerian Football Team and to catch fun only to discover that his ticket had been cancelled when he was ready to return home.