The United States becomes the latest country to evacuate its citizens from Nigeria, following in the footsteps of European nations, Israel, Germany and France and North American nation, Canada.
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According to reports, they left the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos in an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777-300 via Adiss Ababa to Washington DC.
According to reports, the flight departed the airport at 4:25pm.
This development comes hours after the United States Embassy in Nigeria warned its citizens clamouring for evacuation to be prepared to foot their bills.