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No Ebola travel ban on Nigeria, POEA says

Overseas Filipino Workers in Nigeria

When Lito Nucum and Bennie Cruz stepped on the plane bound for the Philippines on September 14, they knew it was a gamble. They had a very slim chance of going back to their lucrative jobs at Dantata and Sawoe, Nigeria’s largest locally-owned construction firm.

Posted: October 3rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

OFWs in Nigeria decry PH Embassy’s decision

People walk past First Consultant Hospital in Lagos, Nigeria. AP

“A bleak future for us and our families,” that is the cry of the OFWs over the decision of the Philippine Embassy in Abuja to raise Nigeria to Modified Alert Level 2.

Posted: September 9th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipino in Togo has flu, not Ebola virus

togo map

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed on Saturday that the Filipino sailor under quarantine in Togo has tested negative for the Ebola virus.

Posted: August 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Departing OFWs advised to get anti-polio vaccine


The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has issued a medical alert for overseas Filipino workers, urging them strongly to get anti-polio vaccines before leaving for their host countries.

Posted: May 15th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH firms in Nigeria ‘doing very well’ – foreign minister

Nigerian Foreign Minister Olugbenga Ayodeji Ashiru visits the country to meet with DFA Secretary Albert del Rosario. He expressed satisfaction with the meeting and hopes that the two countries will be able to improve economic ties.

The Nigerian Foreign Minister expressed satisfaction with his recent visit to the Philippines to meet with his counterpart in the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).

Posted: July 29th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »